CDETB Adult Education Finglas

EMAIL   |   PHONE 01 - 8348018
WHATS APP / TEXT 086 013 8147
CDETB Adult Education Service, Barry Rd. Finglas. Dublin 11 D11 CDR9

Return to Education to Upskill and Reskill

Reskilling and Upskilling for Work or Going to College

Do you want to improve your current skills or gain new skills? Have you been out of learning for some time?

Perhaps you lost your job? Did you leave school without doing exams or do you think you would have got better results if you had applied yourself?

Our courses do not affect your social welfare

Tel 01 834 8018 
Text 085 2186146 (We will call you back)

Junior Cert / Leaving Cert English

Great foundation for any area where there is writing involved. Development of writing, reading and spelling skills as well as vocabulary development.

Word Processing QQI 3 or QQI4 or QQI5

Essential for survival in the workplace.

Improve your typing speeds. Learn more about tables, manual text formatting, applying styles, creating tables, inserting and manipulating tables and  graphics, adjusting the appearance and positioning of text and graphics; mail merge; margins; tabs; line spacing; tracking and reviewing documents

Excel QQI 4

Excel helps you create spreadsheets. Using calculations and formulas, it will help you with budgets, financial data, statistical data, reports, charts, graphs and small lists.

European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) –Blended Learning

ECDL online through E-College but you have the support of a tutor in the classroom.

You must be getting a social welfare payment or be a CDETB staff member to avail of this.

Digital Media QQI 3 or QQI 4

  • Create digital video and audio clips
  • Use Facebook, Twitter and Youtube channels
  • Digital media and your online identity
  • Digital media and how you can use it for work
  • Analyse fake news
  • How digital media has influenced our lives and society
  • Analyse online social, political or environmental campaigns that you are interested in.

Maths QQI 3 or 4

Getting to grips with Maths useful for the workplace or for further study

Interculturalism QQI 4

Examine how issues such as racism, oppression, prejudice and discrimination, emigration, immigration and integration exist in society and in political and national situations

Junior Cert or Leaving Cert Classical Studies

A great foundation for anyone who wants to do further study. Useful for history, English, Humanities, Social Studies, Creativity, Drama.

Psychology (Human Growth and Development) QQI Level 5*

Learn about the different stages of childhood, adolescence and adulthood. Learn about theorists such as Freud, Erikson and Bowlby. Particularly useful for Social Studies/Care or Humanities

Psychology of People QQI Level 5*

Learn how our beliefs, assumptions and attitudes impact us. Look at yourself and your self-image; personality and work behaviour and how you manage conflict. Think about you physical and psychological wellbeing: self-acceptance; positive relationships self-perception

Study Skills

  • Learn how to read and summarise using the SQR3 reading technique
  • Learn how to use mind maps.
  • Learn how to use paragraphs in an essay.
  • Learn how to create a good start, middle and end to an essay.
  • Learn how to use the Harvard Referencing Technique.


Learn spelling strategies; work on your spelling issues

Taking care of yourself

Career and education guidance; relaxation, mindfulness, goal setting, positive thinking

*Essential for anyone doing Psychology modules to have Leaving Cert English or equivalent.

Useful Links

Finglas Training Centre

CDETB Finglas on Facebook

Dublin North West Area Partnership

Dublin North West Area Partnership on Facebook

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