Our 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 across Limerick City.
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, up-skill, or 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.
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Online Summer Programmes

Do you work in Childcare or Healthcare? Enhance or build new skills with our QQI Level 5 and 6 programmes. These fully-funded online programmes take place during the month of June and will empower you with skills and qualifications to increase your employment opportunities.

Check out all programmes on offer by clicking on the ‘See More’ button next to each category.

PROGRAMME TITLE – MINOR AWARD QQI LEVEL DAY & TIME APPLY
Communications 5 Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs – 9.30am to 11.30am APPLY
Child Health and Wellbeing* 5 Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs – 12.30pm to 2.30pm APPLY
Special Needs Assisting 5 Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs – 9.30am to 11.30am APPLY

Programmes marked with an asterisk (*) are delivered online and in-class.

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 programme. 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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PROGRAMME TITLE – MINOR AWARD QQI LEVEL DAY & TIME APPLY
Care Support* 5 Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs – 2pm to 4pm APPLY
Care Provision and Practice* 5 Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs – 9.30am to 11.30am APPLY
Safety and Health at Work 5 Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs – 9.30am to 11.30am APPLY

Programmes marked with an asterisk (*) are delivered online and in-class.

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 programme. 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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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. Programmes 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 programmes currently on offer are:

Driver Theory – O’ Connell Avenue Campus Tues 6.00-8.00pm APPLY
Driver Theory – Moyross WHC Fri 12.45-2.45pm APPLY
Driver Theory – O’ Connell Avenue Campus Thurs 2.00-4.00pm APPLY
SPSV Support – Our Lady of Lourdes Thurs 10.00-12.00pm APPLY
Confidence Building Thurs 2.15-4.15pm APPLY
Confidence Building – UL Access Campus, Roxboro Thurs 10.00-12.00pm APPLY
Confidence Building – St Mary’s Mon 11.45-1.45pm APPLY
Confidence Building – Garryowen Tues 2.00-4.00pm APPLY
Art & Crafts for Literacy Learners Mon 2.15-4.15pm APPLY
Digital Skills for Beginners Tues 10.30am-12pm APPLY
Introduction to Knitting and Crochet Tues 6.30-9pm APPLY
Art to Promote Communication Skills Wed 10am-1pm APPLY
Bread, Pastry & Dessert making for Beginners Wed 10am-1pm APPLY
Healthy Food and Cooking for Beginners Wed 1.45-4.15pm APPLY
Culinary Skills for Beginners Wed 6-9pm APPLY
Mindfulness Practice (u) Thurs 10-11.30am APPLY
Family Support Skills (u) – St Mary’s Thurs 10-12 APPLY
Coping with stress and anxiety (U) – St Mary’s Thurs 10-12 APPLY
Everyday Maths Mon 10am-12pm APPLY
Cooking and Baking with Maths for Beginners Mon 2.15-4.15pm APPLY
Mindfulness Practice Thurs 10-11.30am APPLY
Literacy through Computers – St Munchin’s Tues 10.00-12.00pm APPLY
Social Media Bootcamp (U) Wed 6-8pm APPLY
3D Printing for Beginners Fri 10am-12pm 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 programme. 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 programmes will give you a strong foundation in reading, writing, numeracy and computers. Programmes 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.

Programmes currently on offer are:

Introduction to Gardening Thurs 11.45am-1.45pm APPLY
Using Technology Mon 2.15-4.15pm APPLY
Computers for Beginners – Garryowen Fri 10-12 APPLY
Computers for Beginners – St Mary’s Ad Ed Thurs 10-12 APPLY
Using Technology (L2) Thurs 9.30-11.30 APPLY
Intro to Smartphones & Tablets – Our Lady of Lourdes Mon 11.30-1.30pm APPLY
Communications-Literacy Skills for Everyday Life Mon 10.00am-12.00pm APPLY
Creative Writing for Beginners Mon 10.00am-12.00pm APPLY
Computer Skills Level 2 Wed 1.15-3.15pm APPLY
Gardening Thurs 2.15-4.45pm APPLY
Literacy Classes Day and evening classes available 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 programme. 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 programmes will grow your skills, helping you to gain confidence in your ability. Programmes 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 programmes currently on offer:

Breakfast Cookery (Level 3) Fri 10.00-1.00pm APPLY
Health & Fitness L3 – Garryowen CDP Weds 1.30-4pm APPLY
Desktop Publishing Wed 7.00-9.00pm APPLY
Computer Literacy Mon 2.45-4.45pm APPLY
Office Procedures (L3) Fri 9.30-11.30 APPLY
Maths Mon 2.15-4.15pm APPLY
Internet Skills and Email Thurs 1.15-4.15pm APPLY
Internet Skills (L3) – Watch House Cross Moyross Thurs 2-4pm APPLY
Machine Sewing Mon 10am-1.00pm 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 programme. 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 programmes. Programmes 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 programmes currently on offer:

Kitchen Skills (Level 4) Mon 10.00-1.30pm APPLY
Drama (with Personal Effectiveness L4) Weds 5.30-8pm APPLY
Short Order Cooking (Level 4) Tues 10.00-1.30pm APPLY
Food and Nutrition (Level 4) Tues 1.45-4.45pm APPLY
Retail Sales Techniques (Level 4) Wed 6.00-9.00pm APPLY
Customer Service & Business English (Level 4) Mon 10-1.15pm APPLY
Plant Propagation (Level 4) Southill – Tait House Thurs 10.00-1.00pm + 1.30-3.30pm APPLY
Communications – Work Place Skills (Level 4) Tues 10.00-12.00pm APPLY
Leaving Certificate Irish Higher Level Wed 6.00-9.00pm APPLY
Word Processing (Level 4) Mon 1.45-4.45pm APPLY
Digital Media Technology (Level 4) Mon 10.00-1.00pm APPLY
Computer Applications (Level 4) – Kileely Tues 9.30-11.30am APPLY
Spreadsheet Methods (Level 4) Mon 10.00-1.00pm APPLY
Graphic Design (Level 4) – St. Marys Fri 11.30-1.30pm APPLY
General Office Skills (Level 4) Tues 10.30-1.00pm APPLY
Healthcare and English (Level 4) Thurs 12.15-3.45pm APPLY
IT Skills Level 4 Tues 7.00-9.00pm 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 programme. 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 programmes are for you if you would like to upskill for employment opportunities. These 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 programmes currently on offer:

Communications (Level 5) Fri 10.00-1.00pm APPLY
Work Experience (Level 5) Thurs 2.15-4.45pm APPLY
Maths (Level 5) Mon + Tues 6.00- 8.30pm APPLY
Maths for STEM (Level 5) – Roxboro – UL Access Centre Wed 6.00-9.00pm + Sat 9.30-1.10pm APPLY
Information & Administration (Level 5) Wed 1.45-4.45pm APPLY
Payroll Manual & Computerised (Level 5) – Our Lady of Lourdes Tues 10.00-1.00pm APPLY
Accounting Manual and Computerised (Level 5) Fri, 10.00-1.00pm APPLY
Legal Studies (Level 5) Wed 1.15-4.15pm APPLY
Audio Transcription (Level 5) Tues 1.45-4.15pm APPLY
Text Production (Level 5) – Kileely – St. Lelias Wed 10.00-1.00pm APPLY
School Age Childcare (Level 5) Mon 6.00-9.00pm APPLY
Early Childhood Education & Play (Level 5) Fri 10.00-1.00pm APPLY
Special Needs Assisting (Level 6) Mon 6.00-9.00pm APPLY
Early Learning & Care – Childcare Tues, Wed & Thurs Mornings APPLY
Early Learning & Care – Childcare – Ballynanty Tues & Thurs 6:00- 9:00/9:30pm + 5 Saturdays APPLY
Infection Prevention & Control (Level 5) – Our Lady of Lourdes Fri 10.00-1.00pm APPLY
Care Skills (Level 5) Tues 1.45 – 4.45pm APPLY
Care of the Older Person (Level 5) Thurs 10.00-1.00pm APPLY
Understanding Mental Health (Level 5) Wed 1.15-4.15pm APPLY
Care Support (Level 5) -Ballynanty Thurs 6.00-9.00pm APPLY
Work Experience (Level 5) Thurs 2.15-4.45pm APPLY
Intercultural Studies (Level 5) Tues 6.00-9.00pm APPLY
Community Development Practice (Level 5) – Ballynanty Fri 10.00-1.00pm APPLY
Community Addiction Studies (Level 5) – UL Access Centre Wed 10.00-1.00pm APPLY
Conflict Resolution (Level 5) Fri 1.45-4.45pm APPLY
Working with Young People (Level 5) – Southill Thurs 10.00-1.00pm APPLY
Security Industry Procedures (Level 5) Thurs 10.00-1.00pm APPLY
Personal Effectiveness (Level 5) – Ballynanty Wed 6-9pm APPLY
Social and Civil Information (Level 6) Wed 10.00-1.00pm APPLY
Networking Essentials (Level 5) Thurs 10.00-2.00pm APPLY
Care Support – L5 Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs -2pm-4pm APPLY
Care Provision & Practice – L5 Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs – 9.30am-11.30am APPLY
Communications – L5 Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs – 9.30am-11.30am APPLY
Safety & Health at Work –L5 Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs – 9.30am-11.30am APPLY
Child Health and Wellbeing –L5 Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs – 12.30pm-2.30pm APPLY
Special Needs Assisting –L5 Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs – 9.30am-11.30am APPLY
Childhood Social Legal & Health Studies –L6 Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs – 2pm-4pm APPLY
Work Experience –L6 Tues, Wed & Thurs – 6pm-8pm 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 programme. 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 programmes 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 programmes 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.

Programmes currently on offer:

Spreadsheet Methods (Level 5) Tues 6.00-9.00pm APPLY
Work Experience (Level 5) Mon 6.00-9.00pm APPLY
Child Development (Level 6) Tues 6.00-9.00pm APPLY
Payroll Manual & Computerised (Level 5) Wed 6.00-9.00pm APPLY

Note, to undertake one of these programmes, 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 programme. 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 programmes, 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:
College of Further Education and Training
O’Connell Avenue Campus
Limerick, V94 W651
Phone: 061 445 700
Email: applyOCAC@lcetb.ie
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