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Blackrock Further Education Institute

Blackrock Further Education Institute Main Street Blackrock Co Dublin A94X383, Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland. Eircode: A94 X383

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.

Art For Beginners/Improvers With Sinead Elliott

Note: New term start date is Jan 23rd 2024 Every artist was first an amateur.’ – Ralph Waldo Emerson. Have you always wanted to draw and paint but were too afraid to start? We are going to go on this journey together. Leaving no one behind, Sinéad believes that everyone can learn to create, given…

Beekeeping with Liam McGarry

Beekeeping is a very popular and interesting hobby. Learn all you need to know about getting started in beekeeping from Mr Liam McGarry, Secretary of the County Dublin Beekeepers Association. The course includes units on: managing the bees  the life cycle of the colony bee diseases swarm control harvesting the honey crop. The course will…

Beer Appreciation With Nicolas Coitino

Beer Appreciation Course – From grain to glass The main goal of this course is to enhance your experience for the next time you are out for a beer or enjoying a well-deserved one at home. From brewing theory and historical backgrounds to sensorial training and guided tastings. Course Duration: 8 Weeks Tines: 6:30 – 8:30pm (Tuesday evenings) Starts:…

Bike maintenance

Join our 6-week Bike Maintenance Course and unlock the secrets to keeping your bicycle in top-notch condition! Whether you’re a casual rider or a dedicated cyclist, this hands-on course is designed to empower you with essential maintenance skills and knowledge. Led by Michele Menis of Belfield bike shop, you’ll learn the ins and outs of…

Calligraphy For Beginners and Improvers with Siobhan Campbell

This is an introduction to the craft of Calligraphy, with using the simple and basic tools but is also suitable to those looking to improve their skills. Course Description Calligraphy – Beginners and improvers class. This course gives you a practical introduction to the craft of Calligraphy through using some simple, everyday tools. This is…

Creative Writing with Liz McSkeane

Finding your voice with Liz McSkeane This course is suited both to beginners and more experienced writers. The course comprises a sequence of workshop-led two hour sessions. Classes will focus on developing the individual writer’s greatest strengths, their style, story and emotional resonance. At the end of the course participants should have a short story,…

Crochet for beginners (Evening Course)

In this beginner’s course I will introduce students to the foundation of crochet. Where you can learn a new craft in a relaxed atmosphere and discover the therapeutic benefits of crochet. My name is Sandra O’Connor, I have worked in fashion design for many years, I would love to introduce you to the world of…

Digital Marketing Communications Including GA4 (Online Delivery)

ONLINE / REMOTE DELIVERY Keeping up to date with the latest developments in digital marketing can be a challenge. Google is scheduled to stop using the classic Google (Universal) Analytics from the 1st of July 2023 and move exclusively to its new GA4 system. Are you prepared for Google Analytics 4? This online course in Digital…

Film Making Course
Film Making Course is a course run by Blackrock Further Education Institute, Dublin. It is a Onsite course with a duration of 20 Weeks. Film Making Course gives a Course Qualification of Level 6 Advanced Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Film Making Course at Blackrock Further Education Institute, please review the details below.
Fruit and Vegetable growing course with Jean Wallace

This is a comprehensive Fruit and Vegetable growing course which will take you from A-Z of growing your own organic produce. It is suitable for novice Fruit and/or Vegetable growers or for those that would like to learn a bit more and improve their skills. The course will be lead by Jean Wallace. She grew…

Genealogy course - Your Family Tree Discovered

Have you ever thought about finding out more about your ancestors? If you are interested in the past and in particular your ancestors, why not enrol in the part-time genealogy course by Aiden Feerick MAGI This course will introduce you to the principal sources of information, namely, The Census, Birth, Marriage and Death Records, Church…

Guitar for beginners and improvers

Unlock your inner musician and embark on a musical journey with our captivating guitar class. Whether you’re a complete beginner or have some prior experience, this class will offer a supportive environment for you to learn and master the art of playing the guitar. With guidance from our skilled instructor, you will learn core techniques,…

Holistic living - Intro to Aromatherapy, Reflexology

Holistic living – Intro to Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Mindfulness and well being. This course will cover: What is Aromatherapy What to look for when you buy essential oils Using Aromatherapy in your home Simple Aromatherapy recipes for natural beauty. Reflexology To include History, Theory and hand on introduction to Reflexology. Acupressure points for pain relief for…

Irish History with Dr Claire Collins

The Landscape of Ireland and the Stories that Shaped it Ireland has been called both the ‘Emerald Isle’ and the ‘Land of Saints and Scholars’. With its rolling hills, boggy midlands and mild climate, the land and its people have always held a close connection. This course will focus on how the people of Ireland…

Life Coaching - The art of living (Online course)

We’ll go on an 8 week journey of personal discovery & growth in a supportive and positive atmosphere in this Life Coaching course. Through discussion, personal reflections, experiential exercises, and simple everyday home practices, we’ll work on growing awareness of ourselves, our meaning & purpose, what we really want and how to get it. We’ll…

Make your own natural products with Emma Hyland

Learn how to make your own natural products from skincare to candles! In this practical course Emma Hyland will be showing you how to make the products from scratch, talking you through what ingredients to use, their benefits and where you can source them. You will get to make and take home, moisturisers, lip balms,…

Photography A beginners guide With Marianne Archbold

In this Photography class we will look at everything from basic camera settings to composition, portraiture, landscape, Black & White, Lens choice, Lighting, and Photo Manipulation, Class sessions will also include debate around photographic issues of the day. Classes will take on a workshop style – We will aim to produce interesting and creative images…

Project Management with John Ahern

This course will be delivered on-site/in-person Overview: Project Management is the use of specific knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to deliver something of value to people. This course will provide learners with a skill and competency in both the theory and practice of Project Management methodologies, incorporating the elements of soft and hard skills of project…

Re-design a room in your home ( Interior design )

Have you tried to decorate a room in your home only to feel overwhelmed with the process and under-excited with the result? This course brings a creative and fun approach to re-designing a room in your home, that will offer results that calm the nerves and make you smile! Throughout the course students will learn…

Self Publishing and Book Marketing

Are you ready to begin your journey to become a self-published author? Join our fast track 6-week course, where each 3-hour session is packed with invaluable insights and actionable steps to help you achieve your publishing dreams. *Session 1   – Introduction to self-publishing – Benefits and challenges of self-publishing – Traditional vs. self-publishing -…

Sugar Craft & Cake Modelling with Mariana

Overview In this course I will teach you basic cake toppers that can be used to decorate cupcakes and cakes. Modeling is such a relaxing activity because you can sit and do the work in your own time. You will be able to leave the course and continue making the models at home afterwards. It…

The ABC of Autism

INTRODUCTION The ABC of Autism course is specifically designed for anyone who lives or works with a child or an adult on the autism spectrum The course will be of particular benefit to educators including class teachers, resource teachers, special needs assistants as well as administrators, social care workers, employers, and parents/guardians of autistic children…

Ukulele for beginners

Originating in Hawaii in the late 19th century the ukulele has become a very popular instrument. A number of popular artists have made use of the instrument to great effect. It is similar to guitar but has some advantages over that instrument. It is more affordable and more portable. It is easier to play as…

Yoga vinyasa flow

You may not be able to control the whole world, but you may learn to control  your inner world through yoga— Debasish Mridha Welcome everybody! My vinyasa flow class aims to connect breath and movement to create a sense of calm in body and mind. We will move through strong and dynamic vinyasa sequences, so…

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Blackrock Further Education Institute
Blackrock Further Education Institute Main Street Blackrock Co Dublin A94X383
Blackrock, Dublin
Dublin
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