Learner Support

Learner Support- We have a wide range of supports available for learners returning to education.

If you have a concern, talk to our Adult Guidance Counsellors who will assist you and discuss supports available to you with our service. Call in or phone our centres for an appointment with the Adult Guidance Counsellor where you can discuss your learning supports needs.

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Balbriggan– Call into or phone our centre to make an appointment with Orla

Orla Hicks

Adult Guidance Counsellor

Adult Education Service Balbriggan

Sarsfield House

Mill Street

Balbriggan K32 KX82

Phone 01 841 7763 Email orlahicks@ddletbaes.ie


Swords-Call into or phone our centre to make an appointment with Orla

Majella Callaghan

Adult Guidance Counsellor

Adult Education Service Swords

7 The Plaza Forster Way

Swords K67 KR44

Phone 01 840 8946 Email majellacallaghan@ddletbaes.ie


Cambridge English Exam

Study English in a supportive learning environment and prepare for a Cambridge Exam.

You will gain an internationally recognised certificate on successful completion of the course and Cambridge exam.

A pre-intermediate level of English is required.

All applicants are assessed prior to placement in classes.

Attendance required: Part-time course Two classes per Week Apply now for January 2023

Click HERE to apply or contact Hannah Webster on 01 802 0360 or email hannahwebster@ddletbaes.ie

Information Drop Service

Drop into Kevin on Tuesday and Thursday morning in Sarsfield House, no appointment necessary. For information on all courses, not just courses we provide!

Adult Education Service extend a warm welcome to all Ukrainian Nationals

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About Us

AES Balbriggan

Student Testimonials

The Adult Education Service is a a such positive experience. This is my third year attending the classes, and all the tutors have a great approach, they give fantastic feedback, all staff are very approachable. I believe there is plenty of choices of courses and classes for everyone. It has opened doors to new opportunities and further study for me,as well as allow my personal development.

Lubica Bukovcova Office Skills Level 4

Kind Words from Past Students

'I learned that I could work on my own and still be able to keep up with the rest of the class , that was my biggest fear when we went into lockdown'

Student reflection on learning in Lockdown

'I am organised and can motivate myself to do a task'

Current student who adapted to online learning