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Cabinteely Community School

Johnstown Road, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Cabinteely Adult Education is based in Cabinteely Community School in the heart of Cabinteely, Dublin 18. We offer over 75 courses, evening classes, morning classes and adult education courses in Cabinteely, Dublin 18.

In addition to our extensive range of over 75 evening classes, we are delighted to introduce a number of QQI (FETAC) Level 5 certification courses, some of which we have been providing by day for over 20 years. Our QQI evening courses support those in employment, those who would like to upskill, develop back to work skills or want to start their own business.

We prepare participants for jobs by providing courses, skills, knowledge, competence and confidence required to work in their chosen sector. Our courses also prepare students for progression to further studies as successful students may apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme to a range of third-level courses. Each of our certificates comprise of a two year part-time course involving eight modules – four modules per year over two nights per week.

For more information about the classes and courses run at Cabinteely Community School, view our courses below in the Nightcourses.com Course Finder or contact us for more details.

Art (Oil Painting for Beginners)

A ten step Art course introducing the basic elements of painting with oils. Materials list is provided contact the office if booking online. Tutor: Brian O Farrell  

Art (Oil Painting for Beginners)

A ten step Art course introducing the basic elements of painting with oils. Materials list is provided contact the office if booking online. Tutor: Brian O Farrell  

Art (Simply Drawing)

This Drawing class will run Wednesday evenings at Cabinteely Community School from January 2018. No. Its not magic! Simply a series of structured drawing classes. Designed to suit beginners and those who want to improve their skills further. Materials list is provided – contact office if booking online. Tutor: Caroline O’Farrell

Art (Simply Drawing)

This Drawing class will run Wednesday evenings at Cabinteely Community School from January 2018. No. Its not magic! Simply a series of structured drawing classes. Designed to suit beginners and those who want to improve their skills further. Materials list is provided – contact office if booking online. Tutor: Caroline O’Farrell

Art (Watercolours for Beginners)

Explore painting with practical step-by-step exercises and easy techniques. Drawing skills not necessary. Materials list provided on enrolment. Tutor: Katrin OShea

Art (Watercolours Improvers course)

Develop your own style and taste. Choose your own themes and experiment with more advanced techniques and combinations with other mediums like acrylic paints or pen. Materials list provided on enrolment. Tutor: Katrin OShea

Art History

A brief overview of art from beginnings to modern times, and also a detailed look at the work of some artists. Through a careful reading of art, we can better understand our common history. A key objective is to help you derive more from your gallery visits home and abroad. Gallery visit(s) included. Tutor: J.…

Ballroom and Latin Dancing - Beginners ( Monday)

Designed for beginners. Learn to Waltz, Tango, Jive, Cha-Cha and Foxtrot for social occasions, weddings and fun! Tutor: E. Monaghan.

Ballroom and Latin Dancing - Beginners ( Wednesday )

Designed for beginners. Learn to Waltz, Tango, Jive, Cha-Cha and Foxtrot for social occasions, weddings and fun! Tutor: E. Monaghan.

Ballroom and Latin Dancing - Improvers ( Monday)

Quickstep, Waltz, Tango, Jive and Salsa for weddings, social evenings and special occasions.

Ballroom and Latin Dancing - Improvers ( Wednesday)

Learn to dance at Cabinteely Community School. Quickstep, Waltz, Tango, Jive and Salsa for weddings, social evenings and special occasions.

Bridge Improvers

Now you know the basics of bridge play. Come along and improve your system and card play. Tutor: Ann ORourke.

Bridge Improvers

Now you know the basics of bridge play. Come along and improve your system and card play. Tutor: Ann ORourke.

Bridge (Beginners Term 2 Morning course)

For those who have a basic knowledge of Bridge. If you can count to 13 you can learn to play Bridge! As a social game, Bridge is unparalleled. Bridge is for all ages, a card game that will bring you great pleasure for life. Tutor: Ann ORourke.

Bridge (Beginners Term 2)

If you can count to 13 you can learn to play Bridge! As a social game, Bridge is unparalleled. Bridge is for all ages, a card game that will bring you great pleasure for life. Tutor – Ann O’Rourke

Car Maintenance

Learn the basics of car maintenance in a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere. NCT checks covered. Tutor has over 47 years experience. Tutor: Henry Harris.

Chess

Beginners An Introduction to Chess This course will prepare the Student for competitive chess. I will teach the basics from Board set-up, how each piece moves and their importance, attacking and defending and understanding the Opening, Middle and Endgame. Tactics are also important and I will  show the Students  how to use Pins, Forks, Skewers,…

Computers Improvers

Learn more about using your home computer. MS Word: letters, clip art, tables. MS Excel: charts & formulas. MS PowerPoint: creating and animating slides. Email attachments and Internet usage and security. Tutor: Brendan ONeill

Computers for Beginners

Learn the basics about using your home computer. File storage and management, MS Word exercises, Email attachments and Internet. Tutor: Carol Whelan

Cookery - Sweet Home Baking course

Practical demonstrations and hands on baking. NEW RECIPES – Enjoy making millionaires squares, carrot cake, tray bakes, rich chocolate gateaux, cheesecakes and much more. Suits all levels of ability. Tutor: Sharon Burrell

Cooking Beginners course

Learn to cook economical meals with flair for family and friends. Hands on practical demonstration. Ingredients not included. Tutor: Noeleen Brady

Country Jive and Line Dancing

Our night class participants are thrilled to be learning Country Jive and Line Dancing with tutor Laura Nolan, who will feature on Dancing with the Stars in January! ​According to Laura “Line dancing is so popular again and it is great to see – dance is amazing for people’s fitness. It’s a great way to burn calories…

Creative Writing All Levels

Suitable for people of all levels. Each course is tailored to the participants on the course. Peer reviews are encouraged throughout, and advice on how to improve your writing skills will be given. Tutor: Veronica Casey.

DIGITAL MARKETING (QQI LEVEL 5)

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to develop and execute digital marketing strategies and activities, under supervision, using a range of e-tools within a range of digital marketing contexts

Digital Photography Beginners

Basic Digital Photography course. Bring your DSLR camera. Course given by a professional photographer. Tutor: Caroline DArcy

DIY - Do It Yourself

Practical hands-on course. Covers all aspects of basic home D.I.Y. including woodwork, plumbing, tiling. Tutor: David Groves

DIY course - Do It Yourself

Practical hands-on DIY course. Covers all aspects of basic home D.I.Y. including woodwork, plumbing, tiling. Tutor: David Groves

EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION PRACTICE (QQI LEVEL 5)

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in Early Childhood Care and Education Practice to enable the learner to work under direction with children, their families and colleagues within early childhood care and education settings

Floral Design - Flower Arranging

Floristry, from classical to contemporary…. This exciting 10 week course will cover all the basic skills of floristry. During the course students will learn how to make hand tied bouquets, table centres, wedding flowers and seasonal arrangements. Tutor: Siobhan Harrison

Folk Guitar - Beginners

This course is a step by step introduction to playing accompaniment guitar. The course covers the main chords. Emphasis on basic songs, use of capo, and timing. Tutor: Adam Hogan

Folk Guitar course - Beginners

This Folk Guitar course is a step by step introduction to playing accompaniment guitar. The course covers the main chords. Emphasis on basic songs, use of capo, and timing. Tutor: Adam Hogan

French - Beginners 2

This course is for Beginners. It will cover all the basic French youll need in everyday situations, from talking about yourself to booking a room, buying food or finding your way around. Emphasis is on spoken language. Tutor: Catherine McGovern

Furniture Restoration

Learn to restore your antiques and bring them back to their former glory, using traditional materials and restoration techniques.  Course delivered by Maurice Molloy, a Letterfrack furniture college graduate and chief restorer at Molloy Restoration.  Class works previously completed can be viewed in the portfolio at https://www.instagram.com/molloyrestoration/ Bring along the item you wish to restore…

Golf - Beginners

Practical tips and advice from the professional. All Golf students are entered into a competition for one free golf lesson with the Tutor (Includes 3 trips to Driving Range). Tutor: Billy Kinsella

Healing Yoga

Stretch, breathe, relax, unwind, connect with your body and find inner peace with a soothing blend of Hatha Yoga and Aura-Soma. Suits beginners and seasoned practitioners. Tutor Marie Angeline Lascaux

Intermediate Spanish

Intermediate Spanish classes, Wednesday nights at Cabinteely Community School. For those who have completed Improvers. Improve your Spanish with relevant role play, conversation and games. Tutor: Cristina Arizaga

Italian - Beginners 1

The most effective way to learn Italian is to join the class and you will learn Italian with fun, interactive and culturally relevant lessons! Text book to be purchased is Contatto 1A (Corso di italiano per stranieri, Livello Principianti A1, Loescher). Materials supplied. Tutor: Andrea Francesco Manno

Italian - Improvers 1

For those who have completed Beginners.  

Italian - Intermediate

For those who have completed Improvers. Keep up your Italian with conversation, games, role play and text book. Pick it up wherever you left off! Materials supplied. Fun class. Tutor: Andrea Francesco Manno

Italian for Holidays

ITALIAN BEGINNERS understand and communicate in Italian in a range of everyday situations develop basic skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing in Italian learn expressions to talk about everyday topics order food and drink, greet people and introduce yourself talk about your likes, dislikes ask for information on trains and buy train tickets book…

Japenese Yoga All Levels

Japanese Yoga – All Levels Japanese yoga is therapeutic form of yoga based on the principles of Traditional Chinese and Japanese Medicine. Juliet teaches a style of Japanese yoga called Zen Ki Yoga®. In Japanese yoga the poses change according to the season and target specific organs of the body. There is a strong emphasis…

Knitting for Beginners

Are you looking to learn a new skill or refresh your knitting skills?  This Knitting for Beginners course is for those who do not yet know about ‘in, thread around, through and out’ are especially welcome to join. Have you a knitting project gathering dust and need a little motivation or guidance in completing it? …

Marine Engine maintenance

H. Harris Is your boat/yacht motorised? Ever had problems with starting or running your engine? Have you ever required a tow? If so, then this course is for you. Tutor has over 25 years experience.  

Metalwork

Students will work with a variety of metals to produce projects suitable to their skill and experience. The Metalwork course includes lathe work, general bench work, electronics and basic welding. No previous experience in Metalworking necessary but students with experience will also be catered for. Suitable for all ages. Course is delivered by qualified Metalwork…

Mindfullness

For those who have experience of meditation. Tutor: Veronica Coughlan.

Mindfullness - Mindful Living - Beginners

Reduce stress, anxiety and depression. Enhance wellbeing bring joy and happiness into your life. Tutor: Veronica Coughlan

OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID (QQI LEVEL 5)

he purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to provide and co-ordinate first aid in the workplace in compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007

Passionate about Me (PAM)

A self-care and personal growth programme Passionate about Me (PAM) is a down to earth self-care programme that shows you how to nurture yourself, explore your thoughts, deal with emotions and become empowered to take control of your life. It is mindfulness based. How many times over the years, have you read self-help books and…

Photography (Basic Digital Photography)

For the budding photographer! Lessons ranging from light, exposure, composition, equipment, landscape and portraiture to downloading your files and editing photos. Bring your DSLR camera. Course given by a professional photographer. Tutor: Caroline Darcy

Pilates for all levels

Pilates strengthens and stretches the muscles, achieving good posture, a strong back and a flat stomach. Please wear loose clothing and bring a soft mat. Tutor: Eliza Rzepko

Pilates for all levels (Mondays and Wednesdays)

Pilates is a mind/ body conditioning programme that targets the deep postural muscles of the abdomen and spine to improve overall core stability and posture. Pilates mat classes teach you how to strengthen and stabilise the spine while positively changing the shape of your body. Tired of that ache in your back? Tired of feeling…

Positive Parenting

Week 1 – Connecting with your child During our first week Aoife looks at the importance of positive communication, special time and play and how this impacts on building positive relationships with our children as well as how to encourage good behaviour in our children using praise effectively and often. Aoife will also touch on…

Pottery

Learn basic methods of hand building, modelling, throwing and glazing. Make functional or decorative objects and sculptures. Students may choose their own personal projects. Tutor: Valerie Coombes

QQI level 5 Accounting course (Manual & Computerised)

This Level 5 Accounting Course is designed to help the student to understand the principles and practice of maintaining financial records manually and using integrated accounting software. It is designed for those with a basic knowledge of computers and an interest in accounting. It is designed to support the learner in being able to carry…

SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK QQI LEVEL 5

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to promote and maintain safety and health in a work environment

Sign Language

The Sign Language course in Cabinteely is designed to enable students to learn basic Irish sign language to communicate with deaf people and the hard of hearing.  

Sing Your Heart Out

Sing your heart out! Group singing lessons. “If I cannot fly, let me sing” – Stephen Sondheim Learn the basics of singing within a group setting. There will also be opportunities to work on solo material and get individual voice specific tips. Wide range of genres, folk, gospel, pop, soul, blues and even world music! Over…

SNA - SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTING QQI LEVEL 6 6N1957

This course is designed for learners who wish to progress from a QQI Level 5 to a QQI Level 6 qualification. The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the theory and practice underpinning the education and care of those who present with special educational needs…

SNA - SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTING QQI LEVEL 6 6N1957

This course is designed for learners who wish to progress from a QQI Level 5 to a QQI Level 6 qualification. The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the theory and practice underpinning the education and care of those who present with special educational needs…

SNA - SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTING QQI LEVEL 5 5N1786

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the practices and principles underpinning the role of a Special Needs Assistant to enable the learner to work effectively under direction in a special needs assisting capacity.   Tutor: Denise O’ Carroll

SNA - SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTING QQI LEVEL 5 5N1786

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the practices and principles underpinning the role of a Special Needs Assistant to enable the learner to work effectively under direction in a special needs assisting capacity.   Tutor: Sorcha Murray

SNA - SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTING QQI LEVEL 5 5N1786

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the practices and principles underpinning the role of a Special Needs Assistant to enable the learner to work effectively under direction in a special needs assisting capacity.   Tutor: Denise O’ Carroll

Spanish Beginners 1

Getting the basics to communicate in Spanish using games, role play, interactive and fun classes. Text book to be purchased is Ele Initial 1. Tutor: Cristina Arizaga

Spanish class (Advanced)

Improve your level of Spanish. Emphasis on conversation and grammar. Tutor: Isabel Morales-Duffy.

Spanish Improvers 1

For those who completed Beginners and want to improve basic Spanish skills with role play, conversation and games. Tutor: Cristina Arizaga

Stained Glass

Make unusual, colourful keepsakes or gifts by creating individual pieces to decorate your home and garden. No experience of glass cutting is necessary. Clear glass and materials supplied. The only limitation is your imagination! Tutor: Dee Jones

Sugarcraft for Beginners

During this ten week Sugarcraft for Beginners course you will learn techniques which will help you to create unique and original celebration cakes. The tutor, Sarah Fleming, has a diploma in Sugar craft and has completed many sugar flower courses in London. She is an experienced primary school teacher, who creates wedding and celebration cakes.…

Tai Chi All Levels

Tai chi and Qi Gong exercises are low-impact, slow-motion mind-body exercises that can improve a person’s general functioning and quality of life. The health benefits include enhancement in muscle strength, more vigour and flexibility, better balance and mobility, and a sense of well-being and confidence.   Yang Dong The tutor, Master Dong Yang, comes from…

Tai Chi and Qi Gong

Explore the ancient Daoist arts of Tai Chi & Qi Gong in a relaxed atmosphere. Learn how to be centred and to release stress and anxiety using simple but powerful techniques. Suitable for all ages. Tutor: Neal Traynor

Transform Your Home

Learn all the tips and tools of a professional interior designer in a relaxed, fun atmosphere! We might even up-cycle! Space planning, lighting, colour and tricks of the trade will equip you to draw plans, and design any room in your house. Tutor: Danielle Doris

Ukulele

Beginners This Ukulele course introduces the main chords and main keys on the increasingly popular little four stringed instrument known by many simply as ‘THE UKE’. A range of popular and folk songs are covered which takes the learner through all the basic hand movements for rhythm playing. Chord charts in all keys are provided…

Wood Carving

Bring the oldest form of woodworking back to life. Basic projects for beginners. More advanced projects for improvers. Suitable for all ages. Course is delivered by qualified Woodwork Instructor Limited to 8 students. Tutor: Billy Egginton

WoodWork

Bring the oldest form of woodworking back to life. Basic projects for beginners. More advanced projects for improvers. Suitable for all ages. Course is delivered by qualified Woodwork Instructor Tutor: Richard Lannin

Yoga - Sports Yoga

Sports Yoga Yoga can benefit sports people who may have overworked some muscles during training which may result in an imbalance in your body.  This, together with inadequate stretching before or after workout may contribute to a recurring injury which can impact your performance.  Yoga can help strengthen muscles, build core strength and stability, improve…

Yoga for all levels

Yoga for all levels begins Wednesday September 20th at Cabinteely Community School. 3170 – Tutor Gillian Morrissey Improve posture and flexibility and create freedom of movement in joints. Emphasis on breath work to still the mind and relax the entire body.  

Yoga for MEN

Yoga for Men

Yoga for Over-50s/Active Retired

Over 50s/Active Retired The classes are suitable for people with common ailments ie osteoporosis, back problems, MS, arthritis, blood pressure, etc. Also excellent for people suffering from insomnia. Hatha Yoga is a gentle type of yoga, yet is very effective. Come and improve your flexibility, health, and well being. You will experience improved mobility, breathing…

Yoga for the over 50s (Active Retired)

Suitable for people with common ailments ie osteoporosis, back problems, MS, arthritis, blood pressure, etc. Also excellent for people suffering from insomnia. Come and improve your flexibility, health, and well being. Bring a mat. Tutor: Frankie Heaney

Zumba (All Levels)

Zumba classes delivered by Cabinteely Community School on Monday evenings. Ditch the workout, join the party! Zumba fuses Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a one of a kind fitness programme. Experience an absolute blast in one exciting hour of calorie-burning, body-energising, awe-inspiring movements. Tutor: Susana Murphy

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