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Bray Adult Education Centre

Bray Adult Education Centre Bray Adult Education Centre is also called KWETB FET Centre Bray. It belongs to Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board. It provides courses designed to be useful to people who are hoping to become more employable.

Some of the courses lead straight to specific jobs; some of them help the participants to become ready for almost any job.

To study at Bray Adult Education Centre you must be eligible. If you want a full-time course, you must be eligible for VTOS. If you want a part-time job, you must be eligible for BTEI.

VTOS is The Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme. It's available to people who have been on a payment from The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (i.e. Social Welfare). Dependent spouses and people on Credits can also participate.

At least 156 days on the claim must have passed by the time you can be set up on VTOS. This scheme lasts for two years of learning.

BTEI is The Back to Education Initiative. It's available to people on DEASP payments or with Medical Cards. This is for part-time learning.

Both VTOS and BTEI are there to help people move back to the workforce. This is why Bray Adult Education Centre emphasises useful learning. We work closely with DEASP to make it possible for people to find better opportunities leading to more satisfying careers.

For parents who need childcare while they learn, funding is available through the CETS. The centre's year follows the school year, so when your kids are off, you're off too.

Find your course at BAEC

Early Childhood Care & Education (5M2009)

The Level 5 Major Award in Early Childhood Care and Education (5M2009) is a one-year full-time course leading to a nationally recognised qualification in the early years sector. Students who successfully complete this course will be qualified to work in a number of roles including classroom assistant, special needs assistant and child minder.Students will learn how to develop strategies to promote the mental ...find out more

Computer Systems & Networks (5M0536)

By successfully completing the Computer Systems and Networks (5M0536) course you will understand the architecture, components and makeup of a modern PC, how to install hardware / software components, diagnose installation problems and be able to install, upgrade and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows. Students will have to successfully complete a broad series of modules (click link) through a combination of projects ...find out more

e-Business (5M0828)

The Level 5 Major Award allows students to acquire a broad range of I.T. skills and the opportunity to practice these skills in the workplace. Modules to be completed include Web Authoring (5N1910), where students will be required to design, create, upload and maintain a fully responsive web site that is equally functional on a desktop PC, tablet or smartphone. Other modules include Spreadsheet Methods where students will ...find out more

Healthcare Support (5M4339)

The Level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support is designed to prepare you to work competently, effectively and safely as a Healthcare Assistant in a variety of healthcare settings such as nursing homes, hospitals, day care centres and home care services.Learners attend BAEC for three days per week in addition to two days placement in a suitable health care facility. Learners will also have the opportunity to achieve ...find out more

Creative Craft (Art, Crafts & Design) - 5M1981

An opportunity to develop basic skills in Art and Design in friendly and supportive surroundings. Students explore ideas and skills through 2d art works and 3d sculpted pieces. On completion, each student will have a collection of work crossing over manydisciplines in Art and Design plus the opportunity to participate in exhibitions. Those who complete the 1st Year of Art, Craft & Design with us (and newcomers who are ...find out more

Employment Skills - 4M0857

Employment Skills (4M0857) has a particular focus for those students who do not have English as their first language. By offering a broad range of modules, including Business English, IT and maths, it aims to equip students with the skills necessary to enter the workplace. This course also has a particular focus on developing 'soft skills' by showing students how to work productively in teams and interact with the public ...find out more

Back to Education Initiative (BTEI)

The Back to Education Initiative (BTEI) offers an opportunity for students who want to come back to learning and training on a part-time basis. The course content can be tailored to meet specific needs with QQI courses at Levels 3 and 4 on offer. These courses are suitable for individuals who cannot commit to full-time learning but who nevertheless want to improve their skills in a number of areas including I.T., personal ...find out more

Inclusive Education and Training (6M2263)

Bray Adult Education Centre is offering Inclusive Education and Training (6M2263) for the first time in September 2020. Students who enrol on this course will acquire the skills and underpinning knowledge to develop best practice in disability and inclusion in a variety of settings. Successful students can look forward to taking up employment opportunities in the formal education, community care or health sectors. This course ...find out more

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