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Palmerstown Community School Adult Education

Upper Kennelsfort Road, Palmerstown,, Dublin 20., Palmerstown, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: D20 P236

The next term will start on the 30th January 2024.

Palmerstown Community School provides a variety of evening classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays  with something to suit all tastes.

We aim to provide quality classes with the best tutors in a relaxed and friendly environment. So whether you want to gain a QQI qualification,  learn a new skill, get fit or get out of the house and meet people we have a class for you.

Tuesday Classes

Air Dry Cly – 3D Art Work Angels – An introduction, Barbering, Beauty and Makeup, Business Management – QQi Level 6, Computers for Beginners, Couch to 5K,  Care of the Older Person QQI Level 5, Carpentry & Wood Carving – A practical approach (Beginners), Computers MS Office,  Counselling & Psychotherapy, Creative Writing for adults, Crochet (Beginners/Improvers),  Digital Photography, Drawing and Sketching, Eco Christmas Crafts, Embroidery,  English as a Second Language, First Aid Course, Flower Arranging, French (Beginners  & Improvers), Guitar (Beginners & Improvers), Hairdressing,  Home Cooking and Baking, Human Resource Management QQI Level 6, Irish conversation (Beginner’s), Italian (Beginners & Improvers), Knitting  (Improvers), Lámh, Meditation & Mindfulness, Nail Course – Basic Acrylic, Manicure theory and Shellac, Nail Course – Basic Gel inc. Manicure theory, BIAB, and Shellac, Painting – (Beginners & Improvers), Pilates, Pottery (Beginners & Improvers) Reili Training Level 1 (USUI),  Setting Up Your Own Business, Sign Language (Beginners)  S.N.A. QQI Level 5, Spanish (Beginners & improvers),  Ukulele, Yoga.

Thursday Classes

Tai Chi, Yoga.

This year we are delighted to be working in partnership with The Open College to provide the following certified QQI courses –

S.N.A. QQI level 5,  Business Management QQI Level 6, Human Resource Management QQI Level 6 and Care of the Older Person QQI Level 5.

The following one-day Workshops are provoided on Saturday, 2nd December –

Christmas Baking Demonstration Class, Painting Workshop, Pottery Workshop and Yoga For Relaxation.

A Wine Tasting Workshop will be held on Tuesday, 12th December.

We operate on a self financing basis, classes will run when the minimum number of students is reached to cover the cost of the class. Fees are non-refundable, except in cases where the class doesn’t run.

Angels - An introduction. Tuesday 7.30 - 9.00pm

An introduction to the Angels – Learn how to connect to your Guardian Angel and learn more about the Angelic Realms.  Have you ever wondered about the power of Angels? Would you like to connect to your Guardian Angel? Perhaps you already had an Angelic experience and seek more understanding? Gain a more insightful understanding…

Barbering - Beginners Course.
Barbering - Beginners Course. is a course run by Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, Dublin. It is a Practical course with a duration of One night per week for 10 weeks. Barbering - Beginners Course. gives a Course Qualification of Certificate of Attendance. For more information about Barbering - Beginners Course. at Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, please review the details below.
Beauty & Makeup

Do you love makeup?  Learn skills and tips to apply and perfect your make-up and lots more.  Learn the different styles of make-up and look and feel amazing! Bring your own products and brushes.

Business Administration Skills

A professional qualification for individuals to advance in their chosen field of employment and continue to gain higher qualifications. This Business Administration Skills course is  delivered in partnership with the open College.   This course is designed for people who wish to work in the Business, Finance, Administration and Marketing sectors. Topics covered include: The organisation,…

Care of the Older Person

Are you interested in learning about caring for older people?  The Care For the Older Person is a QQI level 5 Course that is starting on the 30th January 2024.  Delivered in partnership with the Open College, The Care of the Older Person course is designed to equip the learner with the skills and knowledge…

Carpentry and Woodcarving - A practical approach (Beginners)

A basic understanding of carpentry and woodcarving. Learn to create basic joints,while appreciating health and safety in relation to tools and equipment.  Create a mirror/picture frame, bird box, jewellery box etc.* Materials included.

Computers - MS Office (Intermediate)

This computer course is based in key applications in MS Office, Word, Excel, Powerpoint.  Accuire essential skills for producing professional work with the Microsoft Office suite including Work, Excel and Powerpoint.  The course will cover basic tasks through to advanced.  Some previous computer knowledge is required and access to a PC is an advantage.  Certificate…

Computers for Beginners

Computers for Beginners at Palmerstown Community School. Computers for Beginners – A course that is designed for giving the basic knowledge required to carry out everyday routine tasks on a computer.  It touches on skills such as surfing the web, Online searches,  Emails, Shopping online, Booking flights, & Creating documents, Office work etc. This course…

Cooking and Baking Course

Be the next Mary Berry or Jamie Oliver!  Our Master Chef will enhance your cookery skills with a wide range of recipes e.g soups, breads, main courses and mouth watering deserts! *First class is a demonstration class and participants supply ingredients after the first class!

Couch to 5K - Tuesday 7.00 - 8.00pm.

A fun and easy way to take up running and develop a life-long love of it.  It combines both walking and running and offers new runners simple ways to becone a better and a stronger runner.  Simple tricks to control your breathing and learn how to get you to the 5km mark and further. We…

Counselling and Psychotherapy (Tuesdays)

Theory of Counselling and Counselling Skills.  This Counselling and Psychotherapy course is a great way to develop an understanding and appreciation of counselling.  It will appeal to those who who are looking for personal development or those who need counselling skills in their work.  A foundation Course for further studies in Counselling.

Crochet - Beginners/Improvers.

Why not try your hand at crochet!  Learn the basics needed to start your own project and how to read a pattern. Those with experience will be supported to improve their skills further.  Learn a new craft in a relaxed setting and design your own small  garments of choice  or create delightful gifts.  At the…

Dancercise - Beginners/Improvers (Tuesday, 8-9pm)

Keep fit, learn to dance and improve your physical and mental health in a fun and friendly environment with this Dancercise course.  A variety of dance styles to suit all ages and levels.  Ballroom and Latin are the favourites!

Dancercise - Beginners/Improvers,
Dancercise - Beginners/Improvers, is a course run by Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, Dublin. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of 10 Weeks.. For more information about Dancercise - Beginners/Improvers, at Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, please review the details below.
Drawing and Sketching - Beginners.

Unlock your hidden drawing talent!  This course is designed for students who wish to develop their skills in drawing and sketching.  Learn different types of drawing/sketching using pencil, pen, charcoal and conté.  This class will cover figure drawing, gesture drawing, line drawing, perspective drawing and blind contour drawing. The following materials are required – Sketch…

English as a Second Language

Do you want to speak and read English more fluently?  This English as a Second Language course is a fun and relaxed atmosphere to learn and practice basic English for everyday conversations with a focus on listening, reading, pronunciation, writing and grammar.

First Aid Course
First Aid Course is a course run by Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, Dublin. It is a Practical course with a duration of One evening over 6 Weeks.. First Aid Course gives a Course Qualification of Special Purpose Award / Certificate. For more information about First Aid Course at Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, please review the details below.
Flower Arranging (Tuesdays)

Learn how to create beautiful and amazing floral arrangements for the home using fresh flowers and foliage in a relaxing and therapeutic atmosphere.  Bring your own foliage and fresh flowers so that you can leave with a beautiful flower arrangement each night eg.  table spray/decorations, door wreaths, hand tie bouquets, bows and more!  A secuters…

French Beginners (Tuesdays)

A 10 week course for complete beginners.  This French Beginners course will enable learners to develop skills and confidence to communicate with other people at a basic level while visiting France.  Prepare for your holiday in France and move onto the improvers course next term!  Taught by a native speaker!

French Improvers (Tuesdays)

For those who wish to continue to make progress to improve on the language skills previously learned and move on to conversational French.  Taught by a native French speaker, you will learn to use the language in a practical way in this French Improvers course.

German - Improvers.

For those who have taken the German Beginners class or those who already have a basic knowledge of the language. Improve your language skills and conversation in this relaxed class!

German Beginners course

This German Beginners course  is suitable for individuals wishing to develop conversational skills to speak German.  The focus is on oral communication (oral and aural skills)

Guitar - Beginners (Tuesdays)

Learn to play the guitar in this step by step class for total beginners with a professional guitar player.

Guitar - Improvers (Tuesdays)

An ideal class for those who have completed the Beginner’s course or who have a good command of basic chords. Learn more chords, techniques and playing styles to improve your performance.

Hairdressing Beginners course.
Hairdressing Beginners course. is a course run by Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, Dublin. It is a Practical course with a duration of One evening over 10 weeks. Hairdressing Beginners course. gives a Course Qualification of Certificate of Attendance. For more information about Hairdressing Beginners course. at Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, please review the details below.
Herbalism - Beginners

Experience the magic of the green world with hedgerow herbs in the wise woman way.  *8Weeks.

Irish Conversation - (Irish Beginners)
Irish Conversation - (Irish Beginners) is a course run by Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, Dublin. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of 10 weeks.. Irish Conversation - (Irish Beginners) gives a Course Qualification of Certificate of Attendance. For more information about Irish Conversation - (Irish Beginners) at Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, please review the details below.
Irish Conversation - (Irish Improvers)

This Irish Improvers class is suitable for those who have the basics and would like to improve their knowledge and skills of the Irish language in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Italian - Beginners.
Italian - Beginners. is a course run by Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, Dublin. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of One evening over 10 weeks. Italian - Beginners. gives a Course Qualification of Certificate of Attendance. For more information about Italian - Beginners. at Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, please review the details below.
Italian - Improvers.

This class is ideally suited for those who have completed the Beginners Course or who have a good knowledge of Italian.  Taught by a native speaker.

Knitting - Beginners & Improvers.

Join our weekly knitting group held every Tuesday in Palmerstown Community School where you can meet, knit togther and swop patterns.  Knitting is relaxing and is proven to have health benefits.  Learn how to knit wearable garments eg a colourful scarf, jumper etc. and develop your knitting techniques.   Join this fun and sociable class and …

Meditation & Mindfulness.
Meditation & Mindfulness. is a course run by Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, Dublin. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of One evening over 10 weeks. Meditation & Mindfulness. gives a Course Qualification of Certificate of Attendance. For more information about Meditation & Mindfulness. at Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, please review the details below.
Nail Course - Basic Gel inc. Manicure Theory, BIAB and Shellac.

This Nail course is ideal for anyone who wishes to learn basics or develop nail skills in Gel system, including Colour Gels, Builder in a bottle and Shellac application. *Nail kit supplied to the value of €100.

Painting.

Unleash your creative side through the art of painting!  This course is designed for individuals who want to learn the art of painting.  Create landscapes, portraits, still life, abstract composition and more in this relaxed class.  No previous experience in art is required.   Participants must provide watercolour or acrylic paints, paintbrushes, A3 or A2 Sketch…

Pilates -Beginners/improvers (Tuesdays)

Pilates is a workout focusing on your core strength as well as conditioning your whole body.  It improves your flexibility and raises mind and body awareness. Pilates helps in keeping fit, works on core muscles and will leave you feeling relaxed, mindful and toned. Please wear loose clothing and bring a mat/towel.  This class is…

Pottery Beginner's course. Tuesday 7.00 - 9.00pm

Learn basic methods of hand-building, modelling, throwing and glazing in this Pottery Beginner’s course.  Make functional and decorative objects in this fun and relaxing class.  All items made are kiln-fired and glazed.  Pottery kit and materials included in the fee.

Purchasing and Procurement - QQI Level 6.
Purchasing and Procurement - QQI Level 6. is a course run by Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, Dublin. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of *8 weeks. Course delivered every 2nd Tuesday.. Purchasing and Procurement - QQI Level 6. gives a Course Qualification of Level 6 Higher Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Purchasing and Procurement - QQI Level 6. at Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, please review the details below.
Reiki Training Level 1 (USUI) Tuesday 7.00 - 9.00pm

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation and promotes healing.  Learn how to effectively work with subtle and universal energy to naturally heal, rebalance and feel good.  Reiki can be learnt by anyone – no previous experience is required.

Setting Up Your Own Business

A step by step approach to starting your own Business. Preparing a business plan- Production, Marketing, Finance and Promotion. Start-Ups, Business Loans, Grants, Cash flow projections, Sales targets.  *Highly qualified tutor.

Sign Language: Beginners

This Sign Language course will help break down barriers and learn to communicate with the hard of hearing. This course is designed to enable learners to learn basic Irish sign language (ISL) to communicate with deaf people about day to day topics and activities.

Spanish - Beginners

This Spanish for complete beginners course is designed for complete beginners who are travelling to a Spanish- speaking country.  The focus is on oral communication (oral and aural skills)  Basic level of conversation of Spanish for use in everyday situations.  Taught by a native speaker.

Spanish Improver's course (Tuesdays)

A follow-on Spanish improver’s course for those who have completed a beginner’s course and wish to further improve their vocabulary and grammar.  If you wish to brush up on your Spanish, improve your basic knowledge, learn more about the Spanish culture then this is the course for you!   Taught by a native speaker.

Special Needs Assisting Course (SNA - QQI Level 5)

This Special Needs Assisting course is delivered in partnership with the Open College.  The course is designed for people who wish to pursue a career in working with children with special needs in an educational setting.                        *Access the following link:  http//www.adulted.ie  **30 hours work…

Tai Chi - Tuesday 8.30 - 9.30pm

Muscle or joint ache?  Poor posture or balance?  Introductory course to Tai Chi!  An ancient art of exercise and meditation through gentle movement.  Release tension from the joints and muscles.  The gentle flowing movements of Tai Chi bring strength and flexibility to the body.  Suitable for all ages.

Tai Chi Thursday
Tai Chi Thursday is a course run by Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, Dublin. It is a Practical course with a duration of 10 weeks. Tai Chi Thursday gives a Course Qualification of Certificate of Attendance. For more information about Tai Chi Thursday at Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, please review the details below.
Ukelele - Beginners.
Ukelele - Beginners. is a course run by Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, Dublin. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of 10 weeks. Ukelele - Beginners. gives a Course Qualification of Certificate of Attendance. For more information about Ukelele - Beginners. at Palmerstown Community School Adult Education, please review the details below.
Yoga

Experience the power of yoga through relaxation, posture and breath work. Bringing balance and harmony to body and mind, this ancient Indian discipline will help you to relax, focus and improve physical and mental health.  Yoga mat required. Class is held in the Studio in the Sports Complex!

Yoga Class

Experience the power of yoga through relaxation, posture and breathing exercises. Bringing  balance and harmony to body and mind, this ancient Indian discipline will help you to relax, focus and imrove your physical and mental health. Yoga Mat required!  Class is held in the Studio in the Sports Complex!

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Palmerstown Community School Adult Education
Upper Kennelsfort Road, Palmerstown,
Dublin 20., Palmerstown, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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