Wexford Adult Education Centre

Co-ordinator  Peter Hayden
address  Wexford Adult Education Centre, Westgate, Wexford, Y35 H392
phone  053 9146188
fax  053 9145337
email  wexfordvtos@wwetb.ie


The Wexford Adult Education Centre is located at Westgate (beside the old Wexford Co. Council Building).


The centre caters for 80 full-time VTOS students. Courses on offer may vary from year to year depending on the needs and interests of incoming students. All courses offer nationally and internationally recognised qualifications.

The centre provides a supportive environment for learners who wish to return to education at any stage of their adult lives. All Levels are catered for and you will be welcomed regardless of age, sex, educational background or ability. You will have the chance to update your education and skills and will be assisted on to further education or into employment. Maybe you want to help your children with their homework. Maybe you want to meet like-minded adults. Whatever your motivations, VTOS might be your solution.




List of Courses

GAA Hurling & Football Coaching with Administration Course / Sports and Recreation Studies*

FETAC LEVEL 5 GAA Hurling & Football Coaching with Administration students having fun while learning Coaching skills
FETAC LEVEL 5 GAA Hurling & Football Coaching with Administration students having fun while learning Coaching Skills

Course Content

Hurling Coaching Teamworking
Football Coaching Database
Communications Accounts
Word Processing Nutrition
Desktop Publishing Sports & Recreation
Work Experience Exercise & Fitness
Spreadsheets Health & Safety
Information & Communications  

*All computer and administration modules will have a practical use and application in a GAA Context and will be of great benefit to anyone who is involved at officer level in a club.

Business Computers / Administration / Information Processing



Course Content

Word Processing Internet & Email
Information & Admin Text Production
Information & Communications Spreadsheets
Communications Database
Business Calculations Work Experience
Manual & Computer Accounts Manual & Computerised Book-keeping
Desktop Publishing Customer Care
MOS Office Specialist  Payroll
Business Administration  

The Course is suitable for those with an interest in office / administration work. It will provide you with up to date skills in a modern computerised office. It could also form the basis programme to a 3rd level business course.

Adult Only Leaving Certificate Course


Course Content

English Maths
History Accounting
Business Organisation French


Small class sizes and lots of individual attention guaranteed. All subjects are taught from the beginning with progress geared towards the pace of the group.

Back to Education Initiative  (BTEI)
Courses 2018/2019

Introduction to Early Childhood Education and Care Support Modules
Level 4 – Code 225550 | Tues & Thurs 7pm – 10pm
Course content: – child development & play, childcare & safety

Early Childhood Care and Education Award
Level 5 – Code 225552 | Tues & Thurs 7pm – 10pm
Course content: – early care & education practice, childhood education & play, teamworking, child development, health & wellbeing, children with additional needs, creative art

Introduction to Office Skills – Office Skills Modules
Level 4 – Code 225554 | Tues & Thurs 7pm – 10pm
Course content: – general office skills, computer applications

Business Administration Award
Level 5 – Code 22557 | Tues & Thurs 7pm – 10pm
Course content: – business administration skills, bookkeeping manual & computerised, customer service, work experience, personal effectiveness, word processing, text production, payroll manual & computer

Art Portfolio Preparation Programme – General Learning Modules
Level 4 – Code 225558 | Wed 9.30am – 1.00pm
Course Content: – drawing, textiles, design


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