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.
Explore Our Courses

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.

Uncertified courses currently on offer:

Confidence Building Thurs – 2 pm to 4 pm APPLY
Driver Theory Thurs – 2 pm to 4 pm APPLY
Introduction to iPads Tues – 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm APPLY
One-to-One Literacy Support Various options APPLY
Promoting Child’s Language Skills Tues – 10 am to 11.30 am APPLY
Promoting Child’s Learning Through Play (0-3 years) (Feb 2021) Tues – 10 am to 11.30 am 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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Interested in developing your core skills? These courses will give you a strong foundation in reading, writing, numeracy and computers.

QQI Level 1 and 2 courses currently on offer:

Book Club (venue The Granary) / Level 1 and 2 Thurs – 1 pm to 3 pm APPLY
Computer Skills / Level 2 Tues – 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm APPLY
Cooking & Baking to Develop Maths Skills / Level 2 Mon – 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm APPLY
Creative Writing / Level 2 Tues – 12pm to 2pm APPLY
ESOL – Blended Learning – a mix of online and face-to-face classes TBC
ESOL – Cambridge Test – B1 Preliminary (PET) 3hrs – 2 days per week APPLY
ESOL – Elementary 1.5hrs – 3 days per week
ESOL – Intermediate 3hrs – 2 days per week
ESOL – Introduction 1.5hrs – 3 days per week
Literacy (Reading, Writing, Spelling) / Level 1 and 2 Various options APPLY
Maths (Everyday number skills) / Level 1 and 2 Thurs – 1pm to 3pm 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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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:

Art and Design Wed – 10.30 am to 1.30 pm APPLY
Breads, Pastries and Desserts Wed – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm APPLY
Career Preparation Tues/Thurs – 2 pm to 4 pm
Communications Tues – 9.30 am to 11.30 am APPLY
Desktop Publishing Tues/Thurs – 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm & 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm APPLY
Digital Media Mon – 10 am to 1 pm APPLY
Drama Thurs – 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm
Internet Skills and Email Wed – 9.30 am to 12 pm APPLY
Maths Mon/Thurs – 12 pm to 1.30 pm APPLY
Nutritious and Healthy Options for Cooking and Baking Fri – 10 am to 1 pm APPLY
Personal and Interpersonal Skills (Jan 2021) Thurs – 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm
Personal Effectiveness Tues – 2 pm to 4 pm APPLY
Spreadsheets Tues 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Visual Arts Practice Wed – 2pm to 5pm APPLY
Word Processing Wed – 12 pm to 2 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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If you are interested in progressing your learning, check out our range of QQI Level 4 courses.

QQI Level 4 courses currently on offer:

Breakfast Cookery (March 2021) Mon – 9.30 am to 1 pm
Communications Mon – 9.30 am to 11.30 am APPLY
Customer Service Mon – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm APPLY
Data Entry Tues – 10 am to 1 pm APPLY
Drama Tues – 2 pm to 4 pm APPLY
General Office Skills Mon – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm APPLY
Healthcare Tues – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
Internet with Social Media Level 5 (Jan 2021) Mon – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
IT Skills Thurs – 2 pm to 4 pm APPLY
Kitchen Skills Mon – 9.30 am to 1 pm
Leaving Cert Maths Ordinary Mon – 6 pm to 8 pm & Wed 6 pm to 8 pm APPLY
Maths Mon/Wed – 10 am to 11.30 am APPLY
Nutrition (Jan 2021) Mon – 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm & Thurs – 3 pm to 5 pm
Personal Effectiveness Wed – 10 am to 12 pm APPLY
Reception Skills Wed – 2 pm to 4.30 pm APPLY
Retail Display Level 5 Thurs – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm APPLY
Short Order Cooking Tues – 9.30 am to 1 pm
Sport and Recreation Studies Level 5 Mon – 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm & Thurs 3 pm to 5 pm APPLY
Stocktaking (Jan 2021) Thurs – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
Woodcraft Wed – 6pm to 8.30 pm APPLY
Word Processing Tues/Thurs – 10 am to 12pm
Word Processing Level 5 (Jan 2021) Wed – 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm
Work Experience (Feb 2021) Mon – 9.30 am to 12 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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Our QQI Level 5 courses are for you if you would like to upskill for employment opportunities. The part-time courses take place during the day at our campus.

QQI Level 5 courses currently on offer:

Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised Fri – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
Business Administration Skills Tues – 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm APPLY
Care of the Older Person (Jan 2021) Fri – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm APPLY
Care Skills Fri – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm APPLY
Communications (Sept 2020 & Jan 2021) Thurs – 10 am to 1 pm
Computer Illustrated Graphics Mon – 12.30 pm to 3 pm
Digital Marketing (Feb 2021) Mon – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
Early Childhood Education Fri – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm APPLY
Graphic Design – Photoshop (Feb 2021) Mon – 1 pm to 3.30 pm
Hardware Systems Tues – 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm APPLY
Infection Prevention and Control Thurs – 12.30 pm to 3.30 pm
Intellectual Disability Studies (Jan 2021) Thurs – 12.30 pm to 3.30 pm
Leaving Certificate Irish (Hons) – Teacher Education Access Programme Wed – 4 pm to 7 pm APPLY
Legal Practices and Procedures (Feb 2021) Fri – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
Maths (L6) (Feb 2021) Thurs – 2.30 pm to 4.45 pm
Maths for IT Thurs – 2.30 pm to 4.45 pm APPLY
Maths for STEM Wed – 6 pm to 9 pm & Sat – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm APPLY
Medical Terminology (Jan 2021) Tues – 6.30 pm to 9 pm
Palliative Care Tues – 6.30 pm to 9 pm APPLY
Payroll Manual and Computerised (Jan 2021) Mon – 1 pm to 4 pm
Programming and Design Principles Thurs – 10 am to 1 pm
School Age Childcare (Jan 2021) Fri – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
Work Experience (Sept 2020 & Jan 2021) Thurs – 2 pm to 4 pm APPLY
Sports and Recreation Studies Mon – 2.30 am to 5 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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We offer a wide range of part-time 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 rapid technological advances and the changing work environment. Through Skills to Advance, we offer free up-skilling and re-skilling opportunities to those who are currently employed.

Skills to Advance courses on offer:

ICT Security Policy and Management – QQI Level 5 Tuesday 29 September 16 weeks APPLY
Using Internet Platforms for Learning – Unaccredited Tuesday 29 September 5 weeks APPLY
Word Processing – QQI Level 5 Tuesday 6 October 15 weeks APPLY
Nursing Theory and Practice – QQI Level 5 Tues/Weds 29/30 September 17 weeks APPLY
Understanding Youthwork – QQI Level 5 Friday 2 October 15 weeks APPLY
Culinary Operations – QQI Level 3 Wednesday 14 October 22 weeks APPLY
Child Development – QQI Level 5 Tuesday 22 September 16 weeks APPLY
Internet (Using Social Networks) – QQI Level 5 Tuesday 3 November 16 weeks APPLY

Note, to undertake one of these Skills to Advance courses, certain eligibility criteria must be met, such as being in current employment.

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 Action Centre Ann Bourke
T: 087 915 8115
E: ann@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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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: fetoconnellavenue@lcetb.ie
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