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College Courses

There are a wide range of programmes available at FETAC Levels 5 & 6 in the CDETB Further Education colleges throughout Dublin city (see www.cdetb.ie).  We can help students with advice, information and applications to college courses.  

Foundations Project also works in partnership with 2 CDETB colleges on courses to support students to progress into the college environment.  We help to co-ordinate a FETAC Level 5 Social Studies course in Liberties College and a FETAC Level 4 Health and Fitness course in Inchicore College. Both these courses are part-time, usually 2 -3 days a week.  They are free with no fees or costs involved and students need to apply to us, or the college during August each year.


Inchicore College of Further Education is one of the biggest providers of further education courses in Ireland and has been at the fore front of further education development since 1984. The college offers a wide range of courses in a number of disciplines: Theatre and Dance, Care Services, Child Care, Sports & Leisure,Tourism and Creative Arts.

Facilities at the college include computer rooms, internet access, gymnasium, language laboratory, canteen, two dance studios, recording studio, student library, college theatre, study facility. 

The Sports Hall and leisure complex incorporates a P.E. hall, new gym, aerobic studio, crèche and all-weather pitches.

All courses are offered to full FETAC certification allowing further progression though the Higher Education Links Scheme. Many courses also offer BTEC Higher National Diploma certification.

Liberties College

Liberties College offers access to quality programmes to students of all communities, abilities and backgrounds. The education and training programmes of the College develop key skills and enrich capacity for critical thinking, creativity and expression.

We seek to create a learning culture that promotes personal responsibility and self-determination as cornerstones of Further Education.

As a College of Further Education we will work in a spirit of respect and tolerance to create a positive, inclusive atmosphere and provide learners with the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

Marino College

Marino College seeks to encourage a caring and an open community through developing the whole person to his or her full potential. We strive to create a person centred approach to learning through the development of a positive, respectful and safe environment.  
Marino College offer a range of full-time and part-time courses to suit your needs.  We are located close to the city centre for easy access.

Pearse College

As you walk through the front door of Pearse College of Further Education, you will notice a sculpture inscribed with the words:

“Education should foster, education should inspire.”

Since we began offering courses to adults in 1967 we have been motivated by these words of Padraig Pearse. We believe that if you take the first step of returning to education with us, then it is our responsibility to motivate, challenge and encourage you to take the next one to:

Our courses are designed to prepare students for employment and third level education in an adult-friendly environment. In Pearse College, mature students returning to education mix with school leavers, teachers and students, working together to discover capabilities, explore possibilities and realise potential.

It is an exciting and inspirational place to learn, with a highly qualified, dedicated and caring staff, excellent facilities, a unique atmosphere and a proven track record.