O’Connell Avenue Campus is located in the heart of Limerick City. We offer an exciting range of part-time courses both at the campus and at various community partner locations.
Day-time classes are offered Monday to Friday and evening classes run on a part-time basis on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Our offering ranges from non-accredited courses up to QQI Level 6 Major Awards and is aimed at those wishing to return to education, to up-skill or to develop new skills.
The campus also offers Youthreach, which gives 15 to 20-year olds a second chance to achieve a first-class education. Information and guidance are available at our Information Hub to support you to make informed choices on education, training, career and employment. Further information on this service can be found here.
Our experienced and friendly team are here to help you make the right choice to Find The Best In You.
In light of COVID-19 public health guidelines, our courses may be delivered through a combination of online teaching and classroom-based learning at our campus.
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Thinking of returning to education?

If you are returning to learning as an adult, you are embarking on what will be a rewarding and enjoyable experience. Build your confidence, achieve a qualification, meet new people and improve your employment and progression opportunities with Further Education and Training.
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Life isn’t all about work and neither is learning. You might be interested in learning a new skill for the enjoyment of trying something new, taking up a new hobby or meeting new people.

Examples of uncertified courses on offer are:

Confidence Building
Driver Theory
Introduction to iPads
One-to-One Literacy Support
Promoting Child’s Language Skills
Promoting Child’s Learning Through Play (0-3 years) (Feb 2021)

Clicking on any of the APPLY links above will bring you to FETCH (the national Further Education and Training Course Hub) where you can apply directly for the course. Otherwise, click on the Enquire Now button and complete the form. You will then be contacted by a member of our team who will assist you with your enquiry.

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Interested in developing your core skills? These courses will give you a strong foundation in reading, writing, numeracy and computers.

Examples of QQI Level 1 and 2 courses on offer are:

Book Club (venue The Granary) / Level 1 and 2
Computer Skills / Level 2
Cooking & Baking to Develop Maths Skills / Level 2
Creative Writing / Level 2
ESOL – Blended Learning – a mix of online and face-to-face classes
ESOL – Cambridge Test – B1 Preliminary (PET)
ESOL – Elementary
ESOL – Intermediate
ESOL – Introduction
Literacy (Reading, Writing, Spelling) / Level 1 and 2
Maths (Everyday number skills) / Level 1 and 2

Clicking on any of the APPLY links above will bring you to FETCH (the national Further Education and Training Course Hub) where you can apply directly for the course. Otherwise, click on the Enquire Now button and complete the form. You will then be contacted by a member of our team who will assist you with your enquiry.

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Are you ready to build on your core skills? These courses will grow your skills, helping you to gain confidence in your ability.

QQI Level 3 courses currently on offer:

Breakfast Cookery Mon – 9.30 am to 1 pm
Culinary Operations Wed – 6 pm to 9 pm

Clicking on any of the APPLY links above will bring you to FETCH (the national Further Education and Training Course Hub) where you can apply directly for the course. Otherwise, click on the Enquire Now button and complete the form. You will then be contacted by a member of our team who will assist you with your enquiry.

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If you are interested in progressing your learning, check out our range of QQI Level 4 courses.

QQI Level 4 courses currently on offer:

Stock Control Thurs – 9.30 am to 12.30pm APPLY
Work Experience Mon – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm APPLY

Clicking on any of the APPLY links above will bring you to FETCH (the national Further Education and Training Course Hub) where you can apply directly for the course. Otherwise, click on the Enquire Now button and complete the form. You will then be contacted by a member of our team who will assist you with your enquiry.

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Our QQI Level 5 and 6 courses are for you if you would like to upskill for employment opportunities. These part-time courses take place during the day at our campus.

QQI Level 5 and 6 courses currently on offer:

Communications – L5 (February) Thurs – 10 am to 1 pm APPLY
Digital Marketing – L5 Mon – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm APPLY
Information and Administration – L5 Tues – 2 pm to 5 pm APPLY
Intellectual Disability Studies – L5 Thurs – 12.30 pm to 3.30 pm APPLY
Internet – L5 Mon – 10 am to 1 pm APPLY
Legal Practices and Procedures – L5 Wed – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm APPLY
Nursing Theory and Practice – L5 Mon – 6 pm to 9 pm APPLY
Working with Young People – L5 Fri – 2 pm to 5 pm APPLY
Work Experience – L5 Thurs – 2 pm 4.30 pm APPLY
Childhood Social Legal and Health Studies – L6 Mon – 6 pm to 9pm APPLY
Special Needs Assisting – L6 Tues – 6pm to 9pm APPLY

Clicking on any of the APPLY links above will bring you to FETCH (the national Further Education and Training Course Hub) where you can apply directly for the course. Otherwise, click on the Enquire Now button and complete the form. You will then be contacted by a member of our team who will assist you with your enquiry.

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We offer a wide range of part-time day and evening courses for people in employment looking to re-skill or up-skill. These are accredited (QQI Level 3-5) and non-accredited and take place in the evening at our campus.

Skills to Advance courses have been developed to meet the challenges of a changing work environment. Through Skills to Advance, we offer free up-skilling and re-skilling opportunities to those who are currently employed.

Courses currently on offer:

Build Your Mathematics Skills – Unaccredited Mon & Wed – 2 pm to 4 pm APPLY
Care of the Older Person – L5 Wed – 6 pm to 9 pm
Career Planning – L4 Mon & Wed – 10 am to 12 noon APPLY
Early Care and Education Practice – L5 Tues – 6 pm to 9 pm APPLY
Early Childhood Education and Play – L5 Wed – 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Spreadsheet Methods – L5 Tues – 6 pm to 9 pm APPLY
Practical Computer Skills – Unaccredited Mon – 9.30 am to 11.30 am & Thurs – 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm APPLY
Social Media Bootcamp – Unaccredited Mon – 6 pm to 8 pm APPLY
Sports and Recreation Studies – L5 Tues & Thurs – 2 pm to 4 pm APPLY

Note, to undertake one of these courses, certain eligibility criteria must be met.

Clicking on any of the APPLY links above will bring you to FETCH (the national Further Education and Training Course Hub) where you can apply directly for the course. Otherwise, click on the Enquire Now button and complete the form. You will then be contacted by a member of our team who will assist you with your enquiry.

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Community Education provides learning opportunities based on the needs and interests of individuals and communities. We offer part-time courses, including uncertified and QQI Level 1-5 Awards, that take place during the day in community locations throughout the city. We offer courses at the following locations:

Northside Family Resource Centre Mary Hughes
T: 061 326 623
E: maryhughes@northsidefrc.ie
Limerick City CDP St Munchins Helen Flanagan
T: 087 284 3172
E: helen@limerickcitycdp.ie

Susan O’Neill
T: 086 816 2906
E: susan@limerickcitycdp.ie

Garryowen CDP John Buttery
T: 061 310 690
E: john@garryowencdp.ie
Limerick City CDP – Our Lady of Lourdes Kay Flanagan
T: 087 625 4216
E: kay@limerickcitycdp.ie
Our Lady of Lourdes Community Centre Denise Hannan
T: 061 228 596
E: denise.hannan@ololcsg.ie
Southill Family Resource Centre Jimmy Prior
T: 061 440 250
E: jimmypsouthillfrc@gmail.com
Southill Hub Aisling Lohan
T: 061 603 710
E: alohan@Southillareacentre.ie
Tait House Ann O’Mara
T: 061 415 340
E: aomara@taithouse.ie
Watchhouse Cross Library c/o Patricia Barrett
T: 061 445 755
E: Patricia.Barrett@lcetb.ie
St Saviours/Queen of Peace Angela O’Flynn
T: 086 894 6733
E: oflynnangela@gmail.com
St Mary’s Adult Education Centre John O’Sullivan
T: 061 313 993
E: stmarysaded@gmail.com
E: stmarysadedworker@gmail.com
Moyross Adult Education Group Josephine Sheedy
T: 087 3379437
E: moyaded@gmail.com
St Lelia’s Age Friendly Community Education Campus Rachel McCarthy
T: 061 458 651
E: mccarthyr14@gmail.com

Do you have a question about Community Education? Clicking on the Enquire Now button below will open a form for you to complete. Once you complete the form, you will be contacted by a member of our team.

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Part-Time Courses
QQI Level 4 to 6

We are currently offering a wide range of part-time online day and evening courses. This selection of Further Education and Training courses are for you if you currently work in, or, are interested in working in Healthcare, Business and Youth & Community and range from QQI Level 4 to 6 awards.

These courses are delivered through a blended combination of online teaching and classroom-based learning by our teams in O’Connell Avenue campus and our community-based partners. These courses provide a pathway to skilled employment, further learning and qualifications. Click on the options below to see what’s on offer in each area.

Legal Practices and Procedures – L5 Wed – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm 3rd Feb APPLY
Work Experience – L4 Mon – 9.30 am to 12 noon 8th Feb APPLY
Retail Sales Techniques – L4 Thurs – 4.30 pm to 7 pm 11th Feb APPLY
Digital Marketing – L5 Mon – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm 22nd Feb APPLY
Internet – L5 Mon – 10 am to 1 pm 22nd Feb APPLY
Photoshop – Graphic Design – L5 Mon – 1 pm to 3.30 pm 22nd Feb APPLY
Information and Administration – L5 Tues – 2 pm to 5 pm 23rd Feb APPLY
Word Processing – L5 Wed – 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm 24th Feb APPLY
Communications – L5 Thurs – 10 am to 1 pm 25th Feb APPLY
Stocktaking – L4 Thurs – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm 4th Mar APPLY
Reception Skills – L4 Thurs – 1.30 am 4 pm 4th Mar APPLY

Clicking on the APPLY button above will bring you to FETCH (the national Further Education and Training Course Hub) where you can apply directly. If you would rather speak with us first before applying, click on the Enquire Now button and complete the form. You will then be contacted by a member of our team who will assist you with your enquiry. Or, you can call our team on 061 445 700

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Work Experience – L5 Thurs – 2 pm to 4.30 pm 21th Jan APPLY
Nursing Theory and Practice – L5 Mon – 6 pm to 9 pm 25th Jan APPLY
Activities of Living Patient Care – L5 Thurs – 6 pm to 9 pm 4th Feb APPLY
Intellectual Disability Studies – L5 Thurs – 12.30 pm to 3.30 pm 11th Feb APPLY

Clicking on the APPLY button above will bring you to FETCH (the national Further Education and Training Course Hub) where you can apply directly. If you would rather speak with us first before applying, click on the Enquire Now button and complete the form. You will then be contacted by a member of our team who will assist you with your enquiry. Or, you can call our team on 061 445 700

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Community Arts Practice – L5 Thurs – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm 4th Feb APPLY
Information, Advice and Advocacy Practice – L6 Fri – 10 am to 1 pm 5th Feb APPLY
Working with Young People – L5 Fri – 2 pm to 5 pm 26th Feb APPLY

Clicking on the APPLY button above will bring you to FETCH (the national Further Education and Training Course Hub) where you can apply directly. If you would rather speak with us first before applying, click on the Enquire Now button and complete the form. You will then be contacted by a member of our team who will assist you with your enquiry. Or, you can call our team on 061 445 700

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at O’Connell Avenue Campus

Youthreach provides high-quality education opportunities for unemployed early school leavers aged 15 to 20 years old. We operate on a full-time, year-round basis, and applications for places will be accepted throughout the year.
We offer:
Employability Skills QQI Level 3 Major Award
Junior Certificate Includes Maths, English, Art, Woodwork, Metalwork, History, Home Economics and Information Technology
Leaving Certificate AppliedA practical programme focusing on preparation for employment
Leaving Certificate Includes English, Maths, Home Economics, History, Art, Construction Studies, Engineering and Biology
On successful completion, learners are encouraged and supported to progress their studies or seek employment.
Would you like to make an enquiry? Clicking on the Enquire Now button will open up a form for you to complete.

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Get in Touch

If you would like further information on any courses on offer or speak with one of the team, contact:
Further Education and Training Centre
O’Connell Avenue Campus
Limerick, V94 W651
061 445 700
Email:applyOCAC@lcetb.ie
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