Ringsend College is one of twenty two colleges run by the City of Dublin Educational Training Board (CDETB). The college operates under a local CDETB Committee which is representative of parents, staff, community, local primary schools and industry. The college offers a range of courses including Junior Certificate, Leaving Certificate, Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) and Adult Education programmes run under the Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS) and the Back to Education Initiative.
Located on the Liffey, adjacent to the East Link Toll Bridge, the college is close to bus routes nos. 3 and 18. It is also accessible by DART from Lansdowne Rd. and Barrow St and by LUAS from the O2.