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. Courses take place during the day at our campus and at a number of community-partner locations across Limerick City. Further information on location can be found by clicking the APPLY button.

Uncertified courses currently on offer are:

Confidence Building Thurs – 2pm to 4pm APPLY
Confidence Building Tues – 2pm to 4pm APPLY
Confidence Building Thurs – 10am to 12pm APPLY
Confidence Building Tues – 10am to 12pm APPLY
Digital Skills for Beginners Tues – 2pm to 4pm APPLY
Driver Theory Tues – 6pm to 8pm APPLY
Driver Theory Thurs – 2pm to 4pm APPLY
Driver Theory Wed – 1.15pm to 3.15pm APPLY
Driver Theory Fri – 12.45pm to 2.45pm APPLY
Intro to iPads and Tablets Fri – 9.30am to 11.30am APPLY
Intro to Vlogging, Youtube and Podcasting Fri – 9.30am to 11am APPLY
Mindfulness and Positive Living Thurs – 10am to 12pm APPLY
Promoting Your Child’s Learning Through Play Thurs – 9.30am to 12pm APPLY
Promoting Your Child’s Literacy Through Play Tues – 9.15am to 11.15am APPLY
SPSV (Limo/Taxi) Thurs – 10.15am to 12.15pm APPLY
ESOL – Beginners Mon & Tues – 9.30am to 11am APPLY
ESOL – Beginners Tues, Wed & Fri – 9.30am to 11am APPLY
ESOL – Beginners Tues, Wed & Fri – 1.30pm 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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Interested in developing your core skills? These courses will give you a strong foundation in reading, writing, numeracy and computers. Courses take place during the day at our campus and at a number of community-partner locations across Limerick City. Further information on location can be found by clicking the APPLY button.

Courses currently on offer are:

ESOL Pre-intermediate/Elementary Tues, Wed & Fri – 11.15am to 12.45pm APPLY
ESOL Pre-intermediate/Elementary Tues, Wed & Fri – 3.15pm to 4.45pm APPLY
ESOL Pre-intermediate/Elementary Mon, Tues & Wed – 3.15pm to 4.45pm APPLY
Computer Skills – L2 Tues – 2pm to 4pm APPLY
Computers for Beginners – L2 Thurs – 10am to 12pm APPLY
Using Technology – L2
Food Choice and Health – L2 Thurs – 10am to 12pm APPLY
Craft Mosaics – L2 Mon – 2pm to 4pm APPLY
Craft Sewing – L2 Tues – 10am to 1pm 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. Courses take place during the day at our campus and at a number of community-partner locations across Limerick City. Further information on location can be found by clicking the APPLY button.

QQI Level 3 courses currently on offer:

Art and Design Wed -10am to 1pm APPLY
Bread Pastry and Desserts
Communications Tues – 10am to 1pm APPLY
Communications Wed – 7pm to 9pm APPLY
Culinary Operations
Desktop Publishing Tues – 9.30am to 11.30am APPLY
Digital Media Mon – 1.30pm to 4.30pm APPLY
Digital Skills Mon – 9.30am to 11.30am APPLY
Internet Skills Thurs – 11am to 1pm APPLY
Maths Thurs – 10am to 12.30pm APPLY
Personal and Interpersonal Skills
Personal Effectiveness
Post-Covid Positive Living Wed – 9.30am to 12pm APPLY
Preparation for Cambridge B1 (Preliminary Exam) Tues & Thurs – 2pm to 5pm APPLY
Spreadsheets
Word Processing

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. Further information on location can be found by clicking the APPLY button. Courses take place during the day at our campus and at a number of community-partner locations across Limerick City. Further information on location can be found by clicking the APPLY button.

QQI Level 4 courses currently on offer:

Communications and Business English
Computer Applications Mon – 1.30pm to 4.30pm APPLY
Data Entry Tues – 10am to 1pm APPLY
Desktop Publishing Fri – 10am to 12pm APPLY
Drawing Wed – 2pm to 5pm APPLY
Graphic Design Fri – 9.30am to 11am APPLY
Information Technology Mon – 2pm to 4pm APPLY
IT Skills Thurs – 1pm to 4pm APPLY
Leaving Cert Maths – Ordinary Level Mon & Wed – 6pm to 8pm APPLY
Preparation for Cambridge B2 – First Cert Exam Tues & Thurs – 9.30am to 12.30pm APPLY
Preparation for Cambridge C1 – Advanced Exam Mon – 2pm to 5pm & Wed 9.30am to 12.30pm APPLY
Reception Skills
Spreadsheets
Team Working Mon – 9.30am to 11.30am APPLY
Word Processing & Literacy Mon & Tues – 9.30am to 12pm APPLY
Workplace Safety

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 and at a number of community-partner locations across Limerick City. Further information on location can be found by clicking the APPLY button.

QQI Level 5 and 6 courses currently on offer:

Activities of Living Patient Care – L5
Care of the Older Person – L5
Care Skills – L5
Child Health and Wellbeing – L5
Communications – L5
Database Methods – L5
Design Skills – L5
Early Childhood Education and Play – L5
Equality and Disability – L5 Tues – 6pm to 9pm APPLY
Exercise and Fitness – L5
Family Rights Advocacy – L6 Fri – 10am to 1pm APPLY
Infection Prevention & Control – L5
Information, Advice and Advocacy Practice – L6 Fri – 10am to 1pm APPLY
Maths for STEM – L5
Operating Systems – L5
Personal and Professional Development – L6
Reception & Frontline Office – L5
Recovery in Mental Health – L5
Safety and Health at Work – L5
School Age Childcare – L5
Spreadsheet Methods – L5 Mon – 10am to 1pm APPLY
Supervision in Early Childhood Care – L6
Text Production – L5
Word Processing – L5 Tues – 6pm to 9pm APPLY
Word Processing – L5 Wed – 9.30am to 12.30pm APPLY
Work Experience – L5 Thurs – 2pm to 4pm APPLY
Working with Groups – L5 Fri – 2pm to 5pm APPLY
Young People and Society – L5

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

Courses currently on offer:

Build Your Mathematics Skills – Uncertified Mon & Wed – 2pm to 4pm APPLY
Database Methods – L5
Practical Computer Skills – Uncertified Mon – 9.30am to 11.30am & Thurs – 1.30pm to 3.30pm APPLY
School Age Childcare – L5
Social Media Bootcamp – Uncertified Tues – 6pm to 8pm 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. For information on our community partner locations, click here. 

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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