FURTHER EDUCATION

Preparing students for employment and progression

Preparing students for employment and progression

Pearse College is based in Crumlin in Dublin city. Their courses prepare students for employment and third level education in an adult-friendly environment.  The College provides a range of courses including Sports, Psychology, Architecture, Business, Pre-Apprenticeships, Adult Leaving Certificate (two years), Repeat Leaving Cert, and University Access Courses in the Sciences, Engineering, Marketing and Arts. …

SCFE shaping your future

SCFE shaping your future

Getting into Shape for a rewarding career in Fitness and Health As a society we have become more health conscious and interested in fitness and wellbeing. SCFE have expanded the range of courses available to meet future skill needs in these areas.  Along with our QQI Level 5 Fitness Instruction and Exercise Science course we…

SCFE students are looking forward to a Bright Future

SCFE students are looking forward to a Bright Future

It’s that time of the year again when school leavers and other adults are planning for next September. The value of Further Education or Post Leaving Certificate courses as an alternative pathway to Higher Education is now widely understood especially by students who find the Leaving Certificate model of assessment does not work for them….

Go Further, Climb Higher 

Go Further, Climb Higher 

A quiet revolution is taking place in Dun Laoghaire, and the revolutionaries are Further Education students, carving out their place in an education system that for too long a time did not give due recognition to Further Education.  This, however, is changing. Announcing an increased spend on the sector in March 2021, Minister for Further…

See your career going places with the ESB Networks Apprenticeship Programme

See your career going places with the ESB Networks Apprenticeship Programme

Do you want to be part of the team connecting our communities to clean electricity? If so ESB Networks Apprenticeship Programme might be for you.  At ESB Networks, we build and maintain Ireland’s electricity network, connecting over 2.3 million homes, farms and businesses to a clean electric future. We have recruited over 300 apprentices in…

Launch your beauty career at Blackrock FEI

Launch your beauty career at Blackrock FEI

BFEI is long established as one of the leading providers of internationally recognised courses in the Make-Up Artistry, Beauty Therapy and Sports Massage Therapies fields. BFEI graduates are much sought after and progress to forge successful careers in their chosen fields as the case histories here illustrate. BFEI Make-Up Artistry graduate Caolán Kelly was one…

Training Services at Kilkenny and Carlow ETB

Training Services at Kilkenny and Carlow ETB

Training Services at Kilkenny and Carlow ETB offer an extensive range of free full time training programmes for young people and adults who wish to develop the skills and competencies that are required for the workplace and/or progression to further education and training opportunities.  All of our courses lead to nationally and internationally industry recognised…

Your Route to Further Education & Training

Your Route to Further Education & Training

Education and Training Boards (ETBs) are the largest providers of education and training in Ireland with 27 Community National Schools, 250 post primary schools, youth services and over 500 further education and training centres in the state. ETBs delivered further education & training to an estimated 200,000 learners in 2020. From the school leaver examining…

St Nicholas Montessori for adults with dementia

St Nicholas Montessori for adults with dementia

FOR the past 50 years, St Nicholas Montessori Society has been training and equipping Montessori professionals in Ireland with the hopes of bringing professionalisation to the early years sector and transforming education in the Primary education sector and beyond. Now, SMSI is expanding the scope of Montessori to encompass all ages, through the new groundbreaking…

Dunboyne College graduates reach new heights in university offers

Dunboyne College graduates reach new heights in university offers

Over 90% of eligible students who apply to the CAO from Dunboyne College of Further Education (DCFE) received an offer for a Level 7 or 8 course in Institutes of Technology or Universities. That is the findings of an analysis undertaken by the college of the progression pathways of its 2021 graduates.  Commenting on the…

SCFE students are looking forward to a Bright Future

SCFE students are looking forward to a Bright Future

It’s that time of the year again when school leavers and other adults are planning for next September. The value of Further Education or Post Leaving Certificate courses as an alternative pathway to Higher Education is now widely understood especially by students who find the Leaving Certificate model of assessment does not work for them….

St Nicholas Montessori for adults with dementia

St Nicholas Montessori for adults with dementia

For the past 50 years, St Nicholas Montessori Society has been training and equipping Montessori professionals in Ireland with the hopes of bringing professionalisation to the early years sector and transforming education in the Primary education sector and beyond.  Now, SMSI is expanding the scope of Montessori to encompass all ages, through the new groundbreaking…

Want to go to college? Don’t have enough points? Sorted…come to DFEi

Want to go to college? Don’t have enough points? Sorted…come to DFEi

When summer is over, seaside towns have more to offer than ice-cream cones and candy floss, and the Victorian seaside town of Dún Laoghaire is no exception. In the quiet end, bordering on leafy Monkstown, a restrained revolution is playing out in a modest building on Cumberland Street.  The warriors are students and teachers carrying…

See your career going places with the ESB Networks Apprenticeship Programme

See your career going places with the ESB Networks Apprenticeship Programme

Do you want to be part of the team connecting our communities to clean electricity? If so ESB Networks Apprenticeship Programme might be for you.  At ESB Networks, we build and maintain Ireland’s electricity network, connecting over 2.3 million homes, farms and businesses to a clean electric future. We have recruited over 300 apprentices in…

Launch your beauty career at Blackrock FEI

Launch your beauty career at Blackrock FEI

With graduates including Suzanne Jackson, Rose Connolly, Lyndsey Cavanagh, Michelle Regazzoli (Mrs Make Up) and Jennifer Rock (The Skin Nerd), to name but a few, Blackrock Further Education Institute (BFEI) is justifiable proud of the success of its beauty and make up graduates. International awarding bodies, ITEC and CIDESCO, certify BFEI’s full time, one and…