CDETB Adult Education Finglas

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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 2021

Basic Skills Computers Junior Cert Leaving Cert Return to Work/ College Leisure
Internet Skills Internet Skills English Politics and Society* Human Growth
& Development QQI 5*
Positive Psychology
Using your phone Word Processing
History Classical Studies* Psychology of
People QQI 5*
Relaxation &
Reading Word Processing
QQI 4*
Classical Studies Study Skills
Dyslexia Strategies
Cognitive Behavioural Thinking
Writing Word Processing
QQI 5*
Business English QQI4* Creative Writing
Maths ECDL (blended learning)* Excel QQI 4* Art/Ceramics/
Spelling Excel QQI 4* Philosophy QQI 5* Irish
Digital Skills Computers Retired Word Processing QQI4* Yoga
Dyslexia Support Digital Media QQI3 & QQI4 Social Studies * Philosophy Beginners and Improvers

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?

Junior 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

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.

Leaving Cert Politics and Society

A great subject for anyone thinking of further education in social studies, the arts or in community development

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.

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