COVID-19 Announcement 25th March

 COVID - 19

Announcement- 25th March 2020


Following the announcement that was made yesterday afternoon by our Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD for schools, colleges and universities to remain closed until the 19th of April 2020 and Tuesday’s announcement by Prime Minister, Boris Johnson MP, of the general lockdown in the UK, I would like to let you know PCI College’s operating status and contingency arrangements in relation to the evolving COVID-19 situation.


• All classes are being delivered online following the standard timetable, which commenced successfully yesterday the 24th of March 2020.



• PCI College will remain open during this period, with all staff working remotely from home • PCI Counselling Service is currently operating an online/telephone counselling service; supporting our clients during this unprecedented time and enabling students to complete their clinical requirements.



• Student Placements will run via online/telephone support on condition that their Placement and Supervisor agree to support this, and the Client Work Co-ordinator is available. Corrig House, Dublin and Malone Road, Belfast will remain closed to the public until Monday the 20th of April 2020. Whilst these timeframes may change, this is the date we are working to at present. All office staff are available at the principal email addresses below: (general info / contractors / partners / finance) (ROI new students enquiries) (NI new students enquiries) (enrolled students) (enrolled students) (enrolled students) (enrolled students) (counselling services)


We would advise using email in the first instance to reach us: however, if you wish to speak with someone in person, the College’s main reception number 00 353 (1) 464 2268 (Dublin) or 00 44 (28) 90997852 (Belfast) are operational. If your call is not answered due to a high volume of calls, please leave a message, including your name and contact number and a member of staff will be in touch with you as soon as possible.


We would like to encourage all students, their families and friends to follow the recommendations outlined by their respective governments. Please find all details of the recommendations below:


Republic of Ireland:

Northern Ireland:


As you will appreciate, these are extraordinary times and we are working hard to ensure the disruption to your study is as minimal as possible. Our aim is to continue to provide as much normality and structure to you, our students in the weeks ahead.


As advice and updates are changing at speed, please check the HSE or PHA website regularly for up to date advice and recommendations.


Republic of Ireland

Northern Ireland


On behalf of PCI College, I would like to thank you for your continued support, co-operation and understanding at this time.


Yours sincerely,

Rhiannon Murphy

College Director




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