Employability Skills & Cambridge A2 | 3M0935

Course modules

A2 Cambridge
3N0880 Communications
3N0896 Career Preparation
3N0929 Mathematics
3N0588 Word Processing
3N0881 Computer Literacy
3N0931 Internet Skills


What can I learn?

The aim of this course is to provide students with the necessary skills and qualifications to improve their English language skills to progress to further education or employment. The course is structured to provide students with a high standard of training and assessment leading to a recognised English Language certification: Cambridge English Exams A2 Key. Students also achieve QQI Level 3 Employability Skills Award

How is this course taught?

This course is taught in a relaxed, friendly, teaching environment by experienced language teachers over a 9 month period starting in September 2024.

Start times are 9:15 and finish times 13:15 approximately, Monday to Friday.  The course follows a school calendar with mid-term, Christmas and Easter holidays.

When will this course take place?

The next course  will start in September 2024 and finish in May 2025.

Who can apply for this course?

Eligible Adults (See eligibility below) who live in the Fingal and surrounding area can apply for this course. To ensure that you are offered a place on a course which is at the right level for you and appropriate to your learning needs all applicants are assessed prior to placement on the course. 

Am I eligible for this course?

This course is funded under VTOS funding. In order to be eligible, applicants must be:

  • 21 or over the first day the course starts
  • in receipt of a Social Protection Payment for 6 months (156 days) immediately prior to starting the course. Please see the VTOS ‘Am I Eligible?’ section of FAQs for a list of qualifying social protection payments.

How to Apply?

  • Click HERE to apply online
  • Call 01 841 7763 to apply over the phone,
  • Email kevinmccabe@ddletbaes.ie if you have questions about the application process or would like more course information,
  • Visit our centre to apply in person


This course takes place in  Castlemill Education Center, Balbriggan K32 P237