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 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

National Adult Literacy and Numeracy Awareness Campaign


KWETB Opens the Door for Adult Learners

Wednesday 14th September




SOLAS, Ireland's Further Education and Training Authority, are launching a new national literacy and numeracy awareness campaign.


The aim of the campaign is to encourage people who have difficulties with reading, writing, maths or technology to 'Take the first step' and return to learning.


On Wednesday 14th September adult learning centres across Kildare and Wicklow will hold Open Information Sessions for those who want to find out more about our services. Visitors will be given a warm welcome, meet the tutors, hear from other adult learners and explore their options for returning to education. Drop into the Blessington Further Education and Training Centre between 10.00am and 12.00pm to find out more information.


Part Time Programmes
(For Baltinglass, Blessington and the surrounding areas)

Our courses are open to all adults who left school early
You will have an opportunity to meet new people and take time out for yourself
All courses are free of charge and funded by Kildare Wicklow ETB

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

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


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

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


Organiser:                        Annette Mangan
Telephone:                       045-851494   086-8462771
Resource Worker:         Caroline Boyle
Email:                                abeblessington@kwetb.ie
Website:                            www.kwetb.ie