How to Apply for Our Day Courses

Step 1: Apply

When you complete your application, you will receive an acknowledgement email with login details, username and password, for your new account on our college applications system.

You will log into the college applications system regularly to manage your application to City of Dublin FET College Ballsbridge Campus.

Step 2: Interview and Course Offer

You will be  invited to attend the College for an interview to discuss your application. Staff will be able to answer any questions you may have about the course.

Places are offered on a first come, first served basis and are subject to places being available and any specific course requirements being met.

Step 3: Pay your €50 registration charge online to secure your place

To pay your non-refundable €50 registration charge online, please click on the login button below. This will take you to the login page of the college online payments system. Your login details are on the email we sent you.

Select the Payments tab to pay your registration charge.

CDETB Online Payments- Terms and Conditions

Login into the College Online Payment System

Step 4: Complete your registration & upload your documents

To complete registration, please click on the login button below to log in to the college online payment system.

Select the Personal tab (to upload photo) and the Documents tab to upload a copy of the following documents:

  • For all applicants: a suitable passport-style photograph, recently taken.
  • For all applicants: passport or ID Card (with photo) to confirm your identity
  • For school leavers:  a copy of your Leaving Certificate Results when you receive them
  • For non-Leaving Certificate applicants: a Statement of Results from your most recent academic course
  • For Non-EU applicants: please upload your GNIB card (stamp 4) or Labour Market Permission letter

To protect your data, Ballsbridge College of FE follows the Data Protection Policy and Protocols of the City of Dublin ETB.

Login into College Online Payment System 


Fee Exemptions

Applicants who are eligible for a VTOS place are exempt from paying all course changes and fees.

Login into College Online Payment System 

Step 5: Induction and Commencement of Course

At Ballsbridge College we are committed to you having a successful transition to college and your induction, which takes place in early to mid September, is the first important step.

At your induction you will meet your Course Tutor, other college staff and your fellow students. You will receive lots of useful information about your course and the college.

We will email you the exact date, time and location of your induction.

You will be informed of the class start date at the induction.

Your college life begins….

We look forward to welcoming you to City of Dublin FET College Ballsbridge Campus 🙂