Our centres are open from Monday 21st of September 9:30-1pm for inquiries and applications

Still time to learn something new Applications open for a number of courses 01 8417763 /01 8408946

Don't delay call and apply today

Time is learn something new?

We have a limited number of places on our courses, Beauty Therapy, Childcare Level , Healthcare, English Language Skills, ICT Technology Skills, Improving Maths, Reading and Writing, Office Skills, General Learning etc
We have courses to support people progress in their employment or build their skills to gain employment. We have courses to support personal development and growth through education

Call in  we are open 9:30-1pm

Ring one of our centres, Balbriggan 01 8417763 Swords 01 8408946

Our Adult Guidance Counsellors and Information Officers  can assist you in making the right choice.

Don’t delay make contact today…its going to be a long winter!

Guide to applying for courses online via our website and www.fetchcourses.ie

Kevin our Information Officer will guide you through making an online application for courses. Watch the video below by clicking the youtube link.

If you require additional support you can contact Kevin as follows:

Information Officer Balbriggan: Kevin McCabe

Email: kevinmccabe@ddletbaes.ie

Phone Kevin: 087 405 0293


Click on the link below to access video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0Zp6-WzTdY #

COVID Tracker App

COVID Tracker App

We look forward to having students back in our centres for classes the end of September. We are putting a lot of preparation into our centres to ensure a safe return to learning, while meeting HSE guidelines. We would advise and request that all students with smart phones download the COVID tracker app.




FREE Guidance & Information Service

The Adult Guidance and Information Service provides access to a quality, free, impartial, confidential and professional guidance counselling service. We have added additional resources to our page to support people during Covid-19 or  you can email the Adult Guidance and Information Team on the following email addresses:

Adult Guidance Co-ordinator/Counsellor Swords : Majella Callaghan

Email: majellacallaghan@ddletbaes.ie

Information Officer Swords: Currently Vacant            Phone: 01 8408946

Adult Guidance Counsellor Balbriggan: Orla Hicks

Email: orlahicks@ddletbaes.ie

Information Officer Balbriggan: Kevin McCabe

Email: kevinmccabe@ddletbaes.ie

Phone Kevin: 087 405 0293

Alternatively our phone lines are open 9:00am-5pm (Monday – Thursday)   9am-1pm (Friday)

01 8417763


01 8408946

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About Us

Welcome to Adult Education Service Balbriggan and Swords, North County Dublin.

We offer a range of full time and part-time courses for adults at different stages of their learning journey. We are proud of our student centred approach and have an expert team of dedicated teachers to support learners achieve their goals. Start your learning journey with us, see where learning can take you!

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Kind Words...

The aim was to integrate women into the community and improve mental health and well being. This has been achieved and through this class many women are coming to ask about other classes.

Balbriggan Integration Forum

The participants attitude to learning has changed and they now associate learning with achievement

St. Teresa's NS Balbriggan

I have managed to get employment so I am happy for the timebeing

Enjoyed the course completely with no bad points

The tutor taught us in a way that encouraged us

The tutors are all lovely and go above and beyond to help you out