Castle Buildings, 3rd Floor, Tara Street, Tullamore, Co. Offaly R35 E9K8 | Tel: (057) 9349424 | Email: tullamorefet@loetb.ie

Back to Education Initiative (BTEI)

The Back to Education Initiative (BTEI), provides part-time further education programmes for adults over the age of 16 years.  BTEI provides part-time options in learning it offers the chance to combine a return to education and training with family, work and other responsibilities.

BTEI courses can be provided free of charge to adults who have left full-time education and meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Have less than upper second level education (Leaving Certificate)
  • Have a medical card or are the dependent of a medical card holder
  • Are in receipt of a social welfare payment (e.g. Jobseeker Allowance/ Benefit, One Parent Family
  • Payment, Cares Allowance, Disability Allowance, etc.)
  • Course fees may apply to applicants who do not meet these criteria.

BTEI is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.

Applied ScienceTuesday April 13th, available from 4pm onwards

BusinessThursday April 15th, available from 4pm onwards

Computer Networks with SoftwareTuesday April 13th, available from 4pm onwards

Early Childhood Care & EducationWednesday April 14th, available from 4pm onwards

Engineering TechnologyTuesday April 13th, available from 4pm onwards

Healthcare SupportWednesday April 14th, available from 4pm onwards

Hotel & RestaurantThursday April 15th, available from 4pm onwards

Nursing Wednesday April 14th, available from 4pm onwards

SportsThursday April 15th, available from 4pm onwards

Sustainable Construction TechnologyTuesday April 13th, available from 4pm onwards

Applied Social Studies with SNAWednesday April 14th, available from 4pm onwards