Birr FET Centre

Birr FET Centre offers part time unaccredited and accredited courses at QQI Levels 1 to 5 e.g. Literacy, Basic Computers, ESOL and Level 5 Healthcare Support.


VTOS Birr provides full-time courses for persons over the age of 21 who are in receipt of a social welfare payment for more than six months.

Courses include Junior and Leaving Certificate subjects e.g. English, Maths, History and some QQI modules e.g. IT Skills, Art, Craft, Design.

Eligible students may qualify for a training allowance and travel and meal allowance. Courses last a maximum of two years.



Mervyn Griffin


Roscrea Road, Birr, Co. Offaly


057 9121571


The BTEI programme is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.

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