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Bray Adult Education Centre

Block E Civic Centre Main Street Bray, Bray, Wicklow, Ireland. Eircode: A98R6W4

Bray Adult Education Centre is a core VTOS centre.  Its full-time students are supported by VTOS.  After 6 months on a Jobseeker, One Parent Family or Disability payment, a person becomes eligible for VTOS.  This offers free education and/or training.  The courses on offer are:

  • COMPUTING
    • Employability Skills in IT
      • For the beginner (or near-beginner) who wants to learn how to use a computer with confidence
    • E-Business
      • For those who want to learn how to do business on-line, including designing for the Internet
  • THE ARTS
    • Creative Art & Crafts award
      • Even those without prior training will surprise themselves
    • Creative Crafts Level 5 award
      • For the more ambitious and more advanced practitioners
  • PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
    • SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTING
      • Job opportunities for Special Needs Assistants in Primary and Secondary schools are planned
      • This course combines the key qualification with a major award in the vital school subject areas
    • HEALTHCARE SUPPORT
      • Full professional training in a sector with strong growth
      • All our students find employment with ease
    • SPECIAL NEEDS IN CHILDCARE
      • Full training in Childcare with excellent career opportunities
      • Our emphasis on Special Needs training gives our graduates the edge over other Childcare professionals
    • COMPUTER SYSTEMS & NETWORKS
      • For those interested in the mechanics of the computer
      • A FIT-supported course
      • Also offers CompTIA A+
  • ENGLISH AS A 2nd LANGUAGE
    • English for Beginners
      • In 8 months you can learn to use English with no problems
    • English for Employment
      • English as a vital skill in the workplace

BAEC also has some part-time options funded by BTEI:

  • Computing Level 3
    • For those who need to move at a manageable pace but with a keen focus on usable skills
  • Computing Level 4
    • For those ready to gain highly prized professional skills
  • Workshop Crafts
    • With a strong emphasis on wood crafts

The best way to apply for a place on one of our courses is to come in and talk to us.  BAEC prides itself on having the best teaching available anywhere and the most welcoming and supportive atmosphere.  This is second-chance education where it works because it’s done properly.

Special Needs for Childcare (5M2009)

The Level 5 Major Award in Special Needs for Childcare (5M2009) is a one-year full-time course leading to a nationally recognised qualification in the area of Special Needs. The programme covers all areas of working with children in a variety of settings and components are assessed using a variety examinations, assignments, work experience and skills…

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