Leaving Certificate for Adults

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Leaving Certificate subjects: English, History, Business Organisation, Maths, Accounts, French.
Small class sizes and lots of individual attention guaranteed. All subjects are taught from the beginning with progress geared towards pace of the group.

The aims of the scheme are:

  • to give unemployed people education and training opportunities which will develop their employability
  • to give participants the opportunity to gain recognised national certification
  • to prepare people to go into paid employment or on to further opportunities leading to paid employment

VTOS Courses

The ETBs operate special VTOS courses which are particularly suitable for persons who have been out of school for some time. The courses are full-time, approximately 30 hours per week (e.g. 6 hours a day for 5 days) and last for up to 2 years.

Certification is available at a range of levels, including Leaving Certificate, and QQI levels 3 – 6

There are no course fees.

For a handy list of FAQs about VTOS courses, please click here

For information about VTOS courses that are run in Training Centres near you, please click here

Or to download an application form, click here:

VTOS Application form 2014

Further detailed information about entitlement and qualifications for VTOS courses can be obtained from the Dept. of Employment affairs and Social Protection website. Click here to find out more:


Wexford Adult Education Centre

Co-ordinator Ann Slaven
Address Wexford Education Centre wwetb, Selskar, Wexford Town
phone 053 9146188



Course Information

Course Information
  • Cost free if eligible
  • Course Length 2 years
  • Start date September
  • Time Day


Leaving Certificate for Adults
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Leaving Certificate for Adults
  • By Mary-Ruth Tobin
  • Email: adultguidance@wwetb.ie

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