Further Education and Training

Donegal Education & Training Board has 14 Training Centres located throughout the County.  These centres specialise in the provision of adult and further education and training.
The aim of our Further Education and Training Service is to meet the needs of the learners by providing education that is inclusive, flexible and responsive to the needs of the individual learner and the community.

Courses are provided in a friendly and supportive atmosphere and there are a wide range on offer covering a variety of subject areas. Full-time day courses and part-time day/evening courses are available.

Programmes offered in our centres include:

  • Adult Basic Education
  • Apprenticeships
  • BTEI (Back to Education Initiative)
  • Community Education
  • Donegal Adult and Learner Guidance Service
  • Evening Courses
  • Learning for Living (Literacy)
  • Music Education
  • Outdoor Education
  • Outreach Programmes
  • Post Leaving Certificate courses (PLC)
  • QQI Accredited Courses
  • Training Services
  • VTOS (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme)
  • Youth Work Programmes
  • Youthreach
 *Many courses are free of charge or at reduced rates to specified groups.

Many our Courses are recognised by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI).  Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) makes awards in further and higher education and training.

For information on QQI please see: www.QQI.ie