FET Centre Ballyshannon

The Further Education and Training (FET) Centre in Ballyshannon is located on College Street. Learners mainly come from Ballyshannon and surrounding areas. The centre provides a range of courses from Levels 1-5 for learners from the Ballyshannon and surrounding areas in a safe and supportive learning environment.

Most courses are accredited through either Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) or other recognised accrediting bodies such as City and Guilds and industry-specific qualifications. Learners can start at a level that acknowledges their existing skills and can avail of a progression pathway which is best suited to the individual.

The centre facilitates the delivery of a number of programmes detailed below:

Programmes available

  • Adult Literacy
  • Back to Education Initiative (BTEI)
  • Self-Financing (Part-Time/Evening Classes)
  • Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS)
  • Youthreach




FET Centre Ballyshannon
College Street
Co. Donegal
F94 DN30

Tel: 071 985 1276

FET Centre Manager: Paula Burns
Email: paulaburns308@donegaletb.ie

Administrator: Stella Daly
Email: adminballyshannon@donegaletb.ie

After finishing a Sports and Exercise Science degree, Micheál completed our FET Service #outdooractivity instructor traineeship and has now secured employment. If you're a future outdoor activity instructor, apply today: https://bit.ly/3cCoXh8.


"As a poet, Brendan Kennelly had forged a special place in the affections of the Irish people.”

Máire Mhac an tSaoi was “a woman of immense talent and one of our most gifted, creative writers”

- President Higgins

🕯Remembering both poets today on the sad news of their passing.

Huge thanks to our post-primary and FET staff for attending the inaugural meeting today of our Professional Learning Network for #Ethos, to support the roll out of @ETBIreland's Patrons Framework on Ethos, led by our Ethos Coordinator Eamonn Ryan.

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