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Fee Concessions & Refunds Policy

In this section you will find out all the information you need to know about fees, fee policies and concessions for part-time study at DkIT.

Our certified courses are FREE to those in receipt of an eligible Department of Social Protection (DSP) payment including:

  • Jobseekers Benefit
  • Jobseekers Allowance
  • One Parent Family
  • Disability Allowance
  • Qualified Adults of Working Age
  • Carers Allowance
  • Farm Assist/Fish Assist
  • Widow's, Widower's or Surviving Civil Partner's Contributory or Non-contributory Pension
  • Blind Pension
  • Deserted Wives Allowance


Courses are also FREE for "RETURNERS":

If you are a homemaker, on other caring duties, or economically dependent on a partner/spouse for at least 9 of the last 12 months tuition fees will be waived. Documentary evidence of this will be requested.



  • Some courses are exempt from this offer such as any course where current relevent employment is an entry requirement (e.g. Cert in Lean Six Sigma / Nursing CPD courses / Childcare courses etc.).
  • Please also note that this fee concession scheme only applies to DkIT tuition fees. Third party fees are not included.
  • The are a limited number of concession places on relevent courses.
  • This fees concession offer does not apply to short uncertified courses such as CAD, BIM, ESOL, Welding etc.

Fee Refunds Policy (Short courses only)

  1. A full refund is available if you withdraw your application PRIOR to the start of a course.
  2. For a class to commence it is necessary for the Institute to enrol a minimum number of students. If this number is not reached the Institute reserves the right to cancel or discontinue the course. Students will be notified and a full fee refund will be processed automatically. If you pay by debit or credit card we will refund you within 1 week. If you pay by cheque or cash refunds can take up to 3-4 weeks to process.


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