Adult Education

Dublin & Dún Laoghaire Education & Training Board have six Adult Education Services, each based in a particular region within County Dublin.
The aim of the 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:

Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown, South County Dublin

Clondalkin – Dundrum – Dún Laoghaire – Loughlinstown – Lucan – Tallaght

Fingal Adult Education

Swords - Balbriggan - Blanchardstown