Giving You Opportunities In Baltinglass, Blessington, Dunlavin 

Baltinglass Further Education Centre

 Blessington, Co Wicklow

Bhaile Coimìn, Cill Mhantáin.

Teileafón: 045 891099


 Would you like to:

  • Get back into learning and education?

  • Take time out for yourself this year?

  • Gain certification in a small group?

  • Have fun and meet other people?

Try one of our courses:

GARDENING CLASS: Wednesday mornings 9.30 to 11.30

ART CLASS: 2 hours per week

Classes open to all adults who did not complete mainstream schooling

For more information phone Annette at 086-8462771 or Caroline at 045-851494

Email: abeblessington@kwetb.ie

Community Addiction Studies Course QQI Level 5 (component 
Part-Time Course Mondays: 7 pm to 10 pm + 2 Saturdays 100 Hours: over 20 weeks Starting mid-November Blessington Further Education Centre

The purpose of the Course is to enable people to: Learn about drugs and their effects Examine their own attitudes Develop an understanding of addiction Become more effective in their personal responses Develop the skills and knowledge to become more effective in responding to drug misuse in their own communities
Learner Profile: Community members who feel they would like to be more effective when it comes to drug/ alcohol issues. There are no specific education requirements to participate in this course, but written assignments form part of the coursework and accreditation is at QQI Level 5 which is equivalent to leaving certificate. Participants must be over 18. Voluntary community experience desirable, but not essential  Number of learners: 20 Maximum  Application Procedure: Application forms need to be filled out and all applicants are required to take part in an interview.  Selection Procedure: Application Committee selects participants based on written applications and interviews.  Certification: KWETB is registered with QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) to offer programmes leading to QQI awards in the National Framework of Qualifications. This course is one Module at QQI Level 5 which is leaving certificate standard

Cost: €50 contribution (€25 at registration) Support towards payment can be provided on request

Information Session: Blessington Further Education Centre, 14th November 7pm

 Contact: Fiona Tuite, KWETB Community Education  Landline: 0404 64050 Mobile: 086 0499149 Email: fionatuite@kwetb.ie


New Courses for September 2016- Interested in doing a ONE YEAR full time QQI Level 5 in Childcare or Business course? Contact Anne 086 0412306

Full Time - Complete a QQI Level 5 Major Award in ONE academic year 
* Full Time One Year Course in Early Childhood Education and Care QQI L5
*Full Time One Year Course in Business with Accounts QQI L5

Contact Anne on 045 891099 or 086 0412306 for further information 

Part Time DAY Courses in the following (Baltinglass, Blessington and Dunlavin):
 QQI Level 4 
*Office Skills (Blessington)
*Retail Skills (Blessington)
*Catering Support (Blessington)

QQI Level 5
*E-Business (Blessington)
*Furniture Design (Blessington)
*Agriculture (Blessington)
*Business with Tourism (Blessington)
*Early Childhood Care and Education (Blessington and Baltinglass)
*Information Processing (Baltinglass)

Part Time EVENING Courses in the following:
QQI Level 4
*Office Skills (Dunlavin)

QQI Level 5
*Healthcare Support (Blessington and Dunlavin)
*Early Childhood Care and Education (Blessington)
*Computer Systems and Networking (Blessington)

QQI Level 6
*Early Childhood Care and Education (Blessington)

Contact Anne on 045 891099 or 086 8503833 for further information 

ABE (Adult Basic Education) 
We run one to one classes in English, Spelling, Reading and Maths.
Group classes are available as follows:

·        Computer classes for the total beginner and for the                        improver. One morning or evening per week.

·      Horticulture

·      Get the best out of your Smartphone and Tablet

·      English and Communication skills

·      CV preparation and returning to work upskilling

·      Maths

·      English for speakers of other languages – information            session Monday 5th Sept at 10am. Please phone to reserve a              place at the meeting.

·       For those in employment – improve your skills and                     promotion prospects


All our classes are small and work at the learners own pace.

Open to all adults who didn’t complete mainstream schooling.

For further information please phone Annette or Caroline at 045-851494 or 086-8462771 or e mail annettemangan@kwetb.ie

Youthreach is a Department of Education and Skills official education, training and work experience programme for early school leavers aged 15 – 20. 

Is Youthreach for Me?

Youthreach is for you if:

  • you are between 15-20
  • you have left mainstream school early.
  • you want to further your education
  • you are committed to the programme offered.
  • you are willing to embrace a challenging and exciting opportunity.

For further information please phone Caitriona at 045-851494 or 086 8159593 or 

e mail ccullenblessington@kwetb.ie