Welcome to Ballsbridge College


Ballsbridge College of Further Education is a long-established State-owned College situated in the suburb of Ballsbridge just two kilometres from Dublin city centre. Located at the heart of the business community, the College is easily accessible by public transport including Dublin’s light rail system, the DART.

Courses in Ballsbridge College are designed to offer the best education and training available.
Explore our website to discover what we can do for you!


Ballsbridge College Full-time Day Courses

Ballsbridge College of Further Education has a long tradition of providing business courses and skills training. It is continually upgrading its portfolio of courses to meet changing educational needs. Explore our range of full-time courses to find the one which is right for you.


Ballsbridge College Part-time Day Courses

The College offers a number of Part-Time Day courses:

  • Part–time English classes are available for students who wish to improve their English language skills. The course is free for many social welfare recipients
  • Part-time Healthcare Support course. Modules studied include Nursing, Anatomy and Physiology, Psychology and IT modules. This course is open to adults returning to education. The course is free for many social welfare recipients
  • Part-time Options course (in partnership with One Family). The course content includes Enterprise, IT modules and Nursing. This course is open to lone parents wishing to return to education.

For further details on these courses, please complete the part-time day course application form.


Ballsbridge College Part-time Evening Courses

Ballsbridge College of Further Education has a long tradition in the provision of part-time evening courses in a diverse and always interesting range of subject-areas.

Explore the part-time evening courses we have on offer.


Explore the website

View our range of QQI-certified Day Courses or our part-time Evening Courses; find out more about the College in the About section and in the Frequently Asked Questions.

Read about Application Procedures for courses in Ballsbridge College and download the Ballsbridge College Application Forms. Check for important dates in the News section.

View the Contact section for details of how to access Ballsbridge College. Our contact details are also available at the end of every webpage.

Mission Statement

Ballsbridge College of Further Education aims to provide educational programmes of excellence that respond to the needs of local, national and international students.

The college seeks to create and maintain a quality, professional and stimulating learning environment where values of tolerance, respect and integrity are supported and encouraged.

The college seeks to enable students achieve their potential by fostering their independence, responsibility and academic development.


The information contained in these Web pages is, to the best of our knowledge, true and accurate at the time of publication, and is solely for informational purposes.

Ballsbridge College of Further Education accepts no liability for any loss or damage howsoever arising as a result of use or reliance on this information.

The College reserves the right to make any alterations to any programme as might be required. Where there is insufficient enrolment a course may be cancelled.

All participants in courses in Ballsbridge College are bound by the rules and regulations of the City of Dublin ETB, a copy of which is displayed in the College or may be obtained from the College office.

How to Contact Ballsbridge College

Ballsbridge College of Further Education
Address: Shelbourne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
Phone: +353 1 6684806
Fax: +353 1 6682361
Web: www.ballsbridgecollege.com
Email: info@ballsbridge.cdetb.ie



Enrolment Day- Wednesday May 13th. 2 - 4pm

Latest News »

CDETB Men’s Senior Basketball Champions 2014

Congratulations to the college’s basketball team and teacher, Kevin Lavin, who won the CDETB’s Men’s Senior Basketball Final on Wednesday, 12th February...


Graduation Night May 2014

Ballsbridge College’s Graduation ceremony took place on Wednesday, 28th May 2014 in the RDS Concert Hall. Congratulations to all the 2012/13 graduates and best...

Green Flag Awarded to the College

Green Flag Awarded to the College

UPDATE DEC 19: Ballsbridge College has been awarded the Green Campus flag. Ballsbridge College of Further Education has become part of the Green-Campus Progamme...