Further Education and Training

Further Education and Training Information

Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board (LOETB) is the patron of nine Post-Primary Schools, including one school which provides education through the medium of Irish and is joint trustee with five Community Schools. Our Further Education and Training service provides a wide range of quality learning opportunities for adults throughout Laois and Offaly. We are available to provide the following supports:

  • Support access to LOETB post primary schools.
  • English Language assessment, support and programmes.
  • Programmes for adults of all ages from unaccredited to level 6 across many skills areas relevant to local job opportunities.
  • Adult Career Guidance including support with application for recognition of foreign qualifications (NAIRC).
  • Family learning programmes.
  • Adult Literacy programmes.
  • Community Education programmes that are based in local communities and promote lifelong learning by supporting active age, families and people with disabilities.
  • Programmes and supports for early school leavers.

Contact Details:

General Queries 057 9349400 realt@loetb.ie
English Language Support 057 8630096 Ann Shields
Adult Guidance Laois 057 8672963 Carmel Hoolan
Adult Guidance Offaly 057 9351506 Catherine Gavigan




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