CDETB has a proud tradition of providing further education to the highest standard in a student centred environment. Our aim is to prepare our students well for their future whether you want to go directly into employment or to go further and access higher education. Whatever your goal you will acquire skills that will be of life-long benefit.
Further Education courses are usually of one or two years in duration. They are open to those with a Leaving Certificate or an equivalent qualification. Some courses require a basic level in English and Maths and/or in school subjects to submit a portfolio of work. Performance courses may audition applicants as part of the selection process. Further Education courses are also open to mature students subject to Leaving Certificate standard of education or suitable life/work experience.
All Further Education courses interview for places. The interview is generally short and not too formal. Any information that might enhance your application should be sent to the course co-ordinator prior to the interview. At interview you are given the chance to talk about yourself and why the course interests you. Enthusiasm and commitment are often as important as examination results.
Quality Assurance in CDETB
The mission statement of the City of Dublin Education and Training Board (CDETB) is “to provide professional high-quality education and training services for people in Dublin City that contribute both to the personal development of the individual as well as to the overall social, economic and cultural development of the City – think people, think service, think Dublin City”.
As such, CDETB is committed to providing a quality assured education and training service to all potential and enrolled learners, and to all stakeholders including those from industry and enterprise, state agencies and regulatory bodies, and to the national awarding body QQI as well as other awarding bodies.
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Quality Assurance Procedures
The following Colleges offer full-time Further Education Courses. If you visit the college website you will find more details including the modules on offer on each course.