Applying to undertake a QQI Course at Northridge House

Admission requirements are framed by reference to a clear and consistent approach for all learners, based on:

  • QQI component award specification
  • NFQ Award Level;
  • Course delivery method (e.g. IT skills for access to learning materials; and
  • Learner existing competencies and suitability for the course (e.g. English language and IT skills).

Learners whose first language is not English must show that they meet a certain standard of English language proficiency. Please refer to Policy ED7 (English Language Policy) or contact the Centre for further details.


Full List of Policies: (Any of the below Policies are available on request from the Centre)

Assessment, Submissions, Plagiarism,  Assessment Appeals & Deadlines Policy
Communication and Public Information Policy
Complaints Grievances & Appeals Policy
Data Protection & GDPR Policy
Dropbox & Online Access Policy
English Language Policy
Equality Policy
Fair & Consistent Assessment Policy
Feedback from Learners
Feedback to Learners Policy
Health & Safety Policy
Internal Verification Policy
Payments & Refunds Policy
Policy on Development of Policies
Access Transfer & Progression
QA Policy
Recognition of Prior Learning
Results Approval Policy
Self Evaluation, Monitoring & Review
Social Media Policy
Staff Recruitment and Code of Conduct
Tutor Responsibilities Policy
Tutor Review Policy
Validation and Re-Validation Policy
Work Placement Policy
Teaching & Learning Policy


*Updated March 2023