Other Education Providers in the SECAD Area

Location/Contact Telephone/Email/Web Type of Courses available
Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre

Main St Carrigtwohill



Range of courses including

  • Childcare FETAC levels 5 and 6
  • Computers FETAC Level 4
  • Healthcare FETAC Level 4
  • Examples of other courses include
  • English for Students of Other Languages
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Special Needs
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Pillates, Yoga for Relaxation
DouglasCommunity College,

Clermont Avenue

021 – 429 4201 


  • Wide range of night classes


Glanmire Community College,


021 – 4822377


  • Sometimes evening leisure courses
Irish Wheelchair Association,

Bessboro, Blackrock, Cork

021 4350 282


  • Painting run at SECAD office (Fetac 5 minor award)
National Maritime College,


021 497 0600


  • Range of qualifications relating to nautical careers
St Peter’s Community School,

Passage West

021 – 4841599


  • Wide range of night classes

Contact: Tracey MurphyMeets at Cumann na Daoine, 4 Catherine St

021 – 4948939


  • Advice sessions on current courses and employment opportunities held by appointment phone 4948921


Community Based Education

There are a wide variety of community based educational courses in different kinds of centres e.g. family resource centres, community centres, day care centres, disability groups, women’s groups, groups for the elderly etc.

Contact: Nuala Glanton, VEC is a good contact for any VEC funded courses email nglantonvec@eircom.net but there are many other community based courses in your area which may not be under the VEC.


Cork City Centre

Colleges of Further Education

Cork City Centre has three Colleges of Further Education offering a wide range of  FETAC or Leaving Cert/Junior Cert level qualifications and evening leisure courses for adults

College of Commerce, Morrison’s Island, Cork  www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie  T. 021-4222100

Scoil Stiofain Naofa, Tramore Road, Cork  www.csn.ie T. 021-4961020

St Johns Central College, Sawmill St, Cork   www.stjohnscollege.ie T. 021-4255500

Cork City Centre has two colleges of Higher Education

Cork Institute of Technology  www.cit.ie  T. 021 432 6100

University College Cork  www.ucc.ie  T. 021 4903000                 

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