Adult Guidance and Information Service

Dublin & Dún Laoghaire Education & Training Board's Adult Guidance Service offers advice, guidance, and information on education, training and careers to adult learners taking part in our adult education programmes including those on Adult Literacy, VTOS and Community Education programmes.

We are keen to help those who feel they did not do well at school or who left school early and who now want a second chance to improve their education.

The guidance service can help you to:
  • Identify your skills, interests and goals in life
  • Explore your learning options and ways of moving forward
  • Overcome issues that may be holding you back
  • Find the support you need to achieve your goals
The Guidance service offers:
  • One to one or group based educational guidance
  • Assistance on returning to education
  • Full time, part time and distance courses 
The Guidance service is:
  • Free of charge
  • Confidential
  • Friendly and supportive

Contact details for your local Guidance Service:
Blanchardstown Adult Education Centre (Blanchardstown/Clonsilla/Mulhuddart)
Guidance Co-ordinator
Main Street
Dublin 15
Ph: (01) 8200952

Dún Laoghaire Adult Education Guidance Service (Blackrock/Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown/Sallynoggin/Dalkey/Killiney)
Guidance Co-ordinator
Training Centre Loughlinstown
Wyattville Road
Co Dublin
Phone: (01) 204 3603

Fingal Adult Education Guidance Service (Rush/Skerries/Balbriggan/Swords)
Adult Guidance Co-ordinator
7 The Plaza
Forster Way
Swords, Co. Dublin
Ph: (01) 840 8946

South County Dublin Adult Education Guidance Service (Dundrum/Stillorgan/Rathfarnham/Shankill)
Educational Guidance /Guidance Information Officer 
Dublin 14
Ph: (01) 298 9283

Tallaght Adult Education Guidance Service (Tallaght/Knocklyon/Ballyboden)
Educational Guidance Counsellor / Guidance Information Officer
The Enterprise Centre (rear of Bryan S. Ryan)
Main Road

Dublin 24

Ph: (01) 451 5733
West County Dublin Adult Education Guidance Service (Lucan/Clondalkin)
Educational Guidance Counsellor / Guidance Information Officer
Lucan Institute of Further Education (L.I.F.E.)
Esker Hill
Co. Dublin
Ph: (01) 628 3910
Monastery Road
Dublin 22
Ph: (01) 467 0043