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.

Some uncertified courses on offer are:

SPSV (Limo/Taxi)
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)

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.

Some 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
Culinary Operations

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
Work Experience

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
Digital Marketing – L5
Information and Administration – L5
Intellectual Disability Studies – L5
Internet – L5
Legal Practices and Procedures – L5
Nursing Theory and Practice – L5
Working with Young People – L5
Work Experience – L5
Childhood Social Legal and Health Studies – L6
Special Needs Assisting – L6

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 – Unaccredited APPLY
Career Preparation Bootcamp – Unaccredited APPLY
Social Media Bootcamp – Unaccredited APPLY
Care of the Older Person – L5
Early Childhood Education and Play – L5
Early Care and Education Practice – L5
Practical Computer Skills – Unaccredited
Spreadsheet Methods – L5
Sports and Recreation Studies – L5

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. 

Community Education courses currently on offer:

Confidence Building O’Connell Avenue Campus APPLY
Confidence Building UL Access Campus, Roxboro APPLY
Confidence Building Garryowen CDP APPLY
Intro to Vlogging, Youtube & Podcasting Online Course APPLY
Introduction to iPads Garryowen CDP APPLY
SPSV (Limo / Hackney / Taxi) Online Course 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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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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