Welcome to City of Dublin FET College Central Campus, Ballsbridge

Change is a constant in all our lives. Our college has changed considerably in recent years in order to meet the challenges that present themselves due to the introduction of new technology in the workplace and changed economic conditions. New programmes have been introduced, and our facilities have been upgraded to the highest standards to meet these new demands. We have excellent computer facilities, student support services and extra-curricular programmes. The college is very proud of achieving the status of a Green-Campus in 2013, becoming one of first further and higher education institutes in Ireland to have done so.

This year sees yet another positive change for the College. I am very pleased to announce a change to our name. We will now be known as City of Dublin FET College Central Campus, Ballsbridge. The name change highlights our role as one of the City of Dublin ETB colleges offering one service with the learner journey at the centre. We will continue to offer a wide range of QQI level 5 and 6 courses that provide a route into employment and progression to further and higher education.

We have always been recognised for our links with employers. We are continuing this association by ensuring that our students have the skills that are required in the business environment today. The college has developed a very successful Erasmus+ programme which provides students with the opportunity to gain work experience in the Netherlands and Germany. Students also have the opportunity to apply for an exciting entrepreneurship internship programme in Barcelona, Spain.

City of Dublin FET College Central Campus, Ballsbridge is open and welcoming and each year we have an energetic and enthusiastic group of learners. If you are a school leaver, an adult returning to education or an international student in Ireland, there is a course in the college to suit you. There are opportunities here for everyone and I invite you to look at our courses and choose the one that suits your needs.

All our courses are certified by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) and all successful students will achieve full national certification. Join the many students who have attended the college in the past and who have used the qualifications obtained in City of Dublin FET College Central Campus, Ballsbridge to begin a new phase in their chosen career path.

The college is a small friendly place in a central location. We are well served by bus, DART, and LUAS connections. I am delighted to welcome you to any of our courses that begin in September 2024.

Ruth O’ Doherty