Further Education will always add to your experience and increase your career opportunities.
There are over 400 first class PLC courses right here in the city of Dublin in a CDETB College of Further Education near you.
Jackie Nunan, Principal Pearse CFE, says ‘In FE colleges staff provide expert guidance to students. Our courses suit the thinking practitioner – the person who wants to do the job as well as acquire the knowledge to do the job. The choice will surprise you. At Pearse CFE, for example, our European Studies and Languages programme prepare students for entrance into Arts or European Studies programmes in third level institutions, it includes essential skills in French and Spanish. In our Heath Sport and Science Department, for example, our Nutrition course is aimed at students who want to develop their knowledge of food science and nutrition – and our Soccer Career and Development course provides industry ready qualifications for careers in Sport and Exercise Sciences.
‘If you spend two years doing Business, year 1 at QQI Level 5 and year 2 at level 6, and your results are good, you can progress to year 3 at an IT. This is a very cost-effective option.”
Jackie Nunan explains that PLC courses provide many students with an easier transition from second level. On a PLC course you will experience self-directed learning but class sizes are smaller than university. You will get to know everyone including your teachers. You will get individual attention, you will be missed if you don’t show up.
CDETB has 16 colleges across the city offering over 400 courses at FETAC 5&6 ranging, A-Z, from Access Courses to Higher Education to Youth Studies and Community Work.
Ballsbridge College of Further Education
Ballyfermot College of Further Education
Cabra Community College
Whitehall College of Further Education
St. Kevin’s College
Colaiste Dhulaigh – College of Further Education
Crumlin College of Further Education
Inchicore College of Further Education
Colaiste Ide – College of Further Educaiton
Killester College of Further Education
Marino College of Further Education
Pearse College of Further Education