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Blackrock Further Education Institute

Main Street, Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland

BFEI offers a wide range of courses, evening courses and adult education in Blackrock, South Dublin.

Blackrock Further Education Institute is a College of Further Education offering an excellent range of professional career courses. Graduates enjoy professional qualifications certified and accredited by nationally and internationally-recognised examining and professional bodies. Blackrock Further Education Institute delivers a comprehensive programme of evening classes. Courses can be taken to achieve professional qualifications in Accounting, Information Technology, Design, Beauty and Holistic Therapies. Additionally, a variety of hobby (personal interest) courses are also provided.

BFEI, formerly Senior College Dun Laoghaire (SCD), was established in 1982 under the statutory authority of Dun Laoghaire Vocational Education Committee.In June 2014, Senior College relocated to a state-of-the-art campus in Blackrock village and rebranded as Blackrock Further Education Institute. The college runs courses, evening classes and adult courses for the people of Blackrock and surrounding areas. As a non-profit organisation we charge the minimum fee necessary to cover the costs of courses at the college.

Classes run from September to May each year and are generally offered between 6.30pm and 9.30pm on Monday and Tuesday nights. Having moved to our new campus at Main Street, Blackrock, Co Dublin, we are delighted that our students and staff will  benefit from a modern and well equipped environment in which to teach and learn on our many courses and adult education programmes.

Find out more about courses and evening classes at Blackrock Further Education Institute by viewing our course listings on Courses.ie.

Accounting Technician

Do you like working with numbers? Have you an eye for detail? Are you logical, methodical and a problem solver? As an Accounting Technician, you will learn how to practically apply these skills in a wide range of finance roles, from accounts to financial controller and beyond. You will be involved in the day-to-day practical…

Accounting Technician Praktikum (NEW)

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Advanced Beauty Therapies with Spa and Salon Management

Do you want to stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and practices within this thriving industry? Are new insurance legislative requirements preventing your career advancement? Would you like to upskill and work as a manager in the beauty and spa industry? Would you consider a career in training in this field? Could this be the…

Auctioneering, Estate Agency & Valuation

Are you intrigued by the dynamic nature of the property market? Do you have a confident, outgoing personality and good communication skills? Are you skilled in the art of negotiation? Then why not consider a career in auctioneering and estate agency? With the upsurge in the Irish property and rental market, there is demand for…

Beauty Therapy & Body Therapy

Do you see yourself working in a thriving and dynamic profession? Are you interested in the latest beauty products, equipment, new practices and procedures? Perhaps you enjoy travelling and seeing the world? Would you like to work within the luxury hotel and spa industry? Could this be the course for you? At BFEI, we deliver…

Business Studies

Do you want to gain a solid grounding in the fundamentals of business with a view to identifying the specialist area that best suits you? Have you an entrepreneurial flair? Are you looking to gain employment in the diverse business environment? Or do you see yourself progressing to get a Business Degree? This qualification covers…

Health & Wellbeing (Holistic) Therapies

Do you see alternative holistic therapies as a way to enhance general health and wellbeing? Are you interested in the human body? Do you have a desire to connect with and help others? Want to get away from a routine desk job? Would you enjoy flexible working hours in a calm environment, either as part…

Marketing with Digital Media

Have you a confident, outgoing personality and good communication skills? Would you enjoy working in a creative and dynamic environment? Want to learn more about how to use digital media as an effective marketing tool? Could you see yourself running your own on-line business? This course offers you the opportunity to learn and apply the…

Nail Technology with Eyelash and Eyebrow Treatments

Have you a passion for nails? Are you interested in the latest trends and technologies in the nail industry? Can you see yourself working as a Nail Technologist in a thriving and dynamic profession? Perhaps you enjoy travelling and seeing the world? The options open to qualified technologists with cutting edge skills are endless. This…

Pre-University Law

Do you have an enquiring mind? Are you methodical and organised with an eye for detail? Are you interested in legal cases and how the judicial system works? Would you like to take the first steps to get a law degree? This course will introduce you to the core principles of law and the Irish…

Sports Injuries and Soft Tissue Massage Therapy

Are you interested in the treatment of muscular pain and injury? Would you like to develop your massage skills to a new level by learning advanced anatomical, physiological and pathological principles relevant to the application of Sports Massage? Do you see yourself working in leisure centres, with sports clubs, or with competitive athletes and teams?…

Theatrical and Media Make Up

Have you a confident out-going personality with a creative flair? Do you have an eye for colour? Want a career that you are passionate about? Do you want to be a trend setter for make-up looks? Make-up Artistry is a rapidly developing profession. The upsurge in retail sales, and the growing media and entertainment industries…

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