Adult Education

The aim of the Dublin and Dún Laoghaire ETB Adult Education Service is to meet the needs of the adult learner by providing education that is inclusive, flexible and responsive to the needs of the individual learner and the community.
The services operate in a variety of venues in the regional areas.
Courses are provided in a friendly and supportive atmosphere and there are a wide range on offer covering a variety of subject areas. Full-time day courses and part-time day/evening courses are available. Many courses are free of charge or at reduced rates to specified groups.

Programmes offered in our centres include: 
  • Adult Basic Education
  • One to One Literacy & Numeracy
  • Spellings
  • FETAC Accredited Courses
  • BTEI (Back to Education Initiative)
  • ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
  • Guidance/Information Service
  • Community Education
  • VTOS (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme)
  • ITABE (Intensive Training Adult Basic Education)
  • Outreach Programmes
  • Family learning
  • Return to learning
  • Morning Adult Education Courses
  • Skills for Work

For further information contact your local Adult Education Service below:

North East DDLETB Adult Education Service
Balbriggan - Swords

North West DDLETB Adult Education Service
Riversdale - Blanchardstown

South West DDLETB Adult Education Service
Tallaght - Lucan - Clondalkin

South East DDLETB Adult Education Service
Dún Laoghaire - Dundrum