Back to Education Initiative (BTEI)

BTEI provides young people and adults with an opportunity to combine a return to learning with family, work and other responsibilities.  BTEI courses are part-time and flexible.  We offer a wide range of accredited courses in the following areas:
  • Communications
  • Maths
  • Information Technology
  • Business and Office Skills
  • Childcare
  • Healthcare & Social Care
  • Horticulture
  • ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
  • Sports & Fitness
BTEI courses are free of charge to people in receipt of an eligible Social Welfare payment and for everyone with less than a Leaving Certificate qualification or equivalent.  Fees are payable in certain other circumstances.
B.T.E.I. is offered in the following Centres:

Blanchardstown Adult Education Service, Dublin 15
Collinstown Park Community College, Dublin 22
College of Further Education, Dundrum
Deansrath Community College, Clondalkin
Dun Laoghaire Out of School Education Service and FAS CTC
Fingal Adult Education Service
Flexible Training Unit, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Grange Community College, Donaghmede
Greenhills College, Dublin 12
Lucan Institute of Further Education
Mount Seskin Community College, Dublin 24
PAKT (Parents and Kids Together)/ YMCA, Tallaght, Dublin 24
South Dublin Adult Education Service, Dundrum
St. Kevin's Community College, Clondalkin
Stillorgan College of Further Education
Tallaght Adult Education Service
Youth Support and Training Unit, Clondalkin