Directory of Training Providers (Co. Wexford & Waterford City)

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Included here is a listing of various education/training providers in County Wexford. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information given is both accurate and comprehensive; there may be some providers that are not listed below. We would encourage education and training providers to contact us if they wish to be included.

Co. Wexford

Provider Contact details Website
Access 2000-Women’s Centre Green Street Wexford. Tel: 053 9121200
Access IT Training Westgate Yard, Wexford. Tel: 053 9146291
Active Retirement Enniscorthy Valarie Morris, Secretary, 087 2396742
Active Retirement Gorey
Active Retirement New Ross. Therese Quirke 085 8476021
Adult Literacy Service  Countywide
Allied Training Unit 6C Kerlogue Business Park, Wexford.  9140655

Back to Education Initiative (BTEI) County wide
Ballyvaloo Retreat & Conference Centre Blackwater, Enniscorthy
Big Red Book trainer Geraldine Doyle. Tel: 053 9136249
Bloomfield Farm Equestrian Centre Enniscorthy 086 3743557
Bridgetown College Bridgetown. Tel: 053 9135257
Bunclody Vocational College Irish St, Bunclody. Tel: 053 9377590
Byrne Phelim Cookery School Wexford

Carers Association Henrietta Street, Wexford Tel: 053 9140511
Chamber of Commerce Enniscorthy
Chamber of Commerce Gorey
Chamber of Commerce New Ross
 Chamber of Commerce Wexford
Chevron training 1890252647
Citizens Information Wexford 076 1076720
Civil Defence 053 9176265
Coláiste Abbain, Adamstown 053 9240564
Coláiste An Átha, Kilmuckridge, Gorey 053 9130169
Community Education WWETB County wide
COTS LTI, Kilmuckridge, Gorey 053 911889
Co. Wexford Education Centre Milehouse Rd, Enniscorthy 053 9236767
Craanford IT Centre Gorey. Tel: 053 9428511, 087/4156309 Em:
CTEC, Community Training and Education Centre Wexford. 053 9121036

Daralinn Ardcavan, Wexford
Dunbrody Textile Abbey Centre Campile, New Ross 051 562329
Employ Ability Service Room 30, IFA Ctr, Mill Park Rd, Enniscorthy 9243932
Enniscorthy Bellfield GAA Complex (Art Ann Hogan, 086 3999411
Enniscorthy Enterprise and Technology Centre Milehouse Road, 053 9237499
Enniscorthy Vocational College Milehouse Rd, Enniscorthy 053 9234185
Enniscorthy Hockey Club Tel: 087 6493738
Evolv, Enniscorthy
Farm Relief Services
Further Education and Training  FET includes apprenticeships, traineeships, Post Leaving Cert (PLC) courses,
community and adult education as well as basic literacy
Gainfort Academy Ardcavan Business Park, Wexford
G Training Centre Courses Gorey Gorey Business Park
Gorey Education Centre wwetb The Avenue, Gorey 053 9421791
Gorey Family Resource Centre Charlotte Row. Tel: 053 9489017
Gorey Community School Tel: 053 9421000 
Gorey Community School Evening classes.  053 9421167
Gorey Enterprise, Business Park Tel: 053 9421599
Gorey Mens Shed
Gorey Music /Drama classes Tel: 053 9483692


Gorey School of Art Tel: 053 9422738
Gorey Unemployment Centre Ltd The Avenue, Gorey. Tel: 053 9420037.
Inch Multimedia Centre (St. Mogues) Gorey 0402 21890
Institute of Public Administration Outreach to the County
Institute of Technology Carlow/Wexford Summerhill Road, Wexford Tel: 053 9185800
Intreo Centre Enniscorthy, Bridgepoint. Tel: 053 9239300
Intreo Centres Gorey, Thomas Street.  Tel: 053 9430040
Intreo Centres New Ross, Cross Street. Tel: 051 421693
Intreo Centres Wexford, DSP, Anne Street, Wexford. Tel: 053 9165400
Irish Payroll Association Outreach to the County
Jamestown Nature Reserve Oilgate  – workshops
Kennedy College New Ross. Tel: 051 421278

Kilmuckridge College of Further Education 051 9123522
Library Enniscorthy Lymington Road Tel: 053 9236055
Library Gorey The Avenue. Tel:053 9421481
Library New Ross  Tel:  051 421877
Library Wexford Mallin Street. Tel: 053 9121637
Lifefocus, Training Career & Development Services. Tel: 086 8225613
Link Training Services Templeshannon, Enniscorthy. Tel: 053  9123522[/row_column]
Local Enterprise Office Carricklawn, Wexford. Tel: 053 9196020

Madra Dubh House Ballinaboola. Tel: 051 428771, (Sewing, patchwork, embroidery)
Mags Browne Hairdressing Academy 95 Main Street, Gorey. Tel: 053 9484242
Maher Consulting  EnniscorthyTel: 053 9243596
MDP Consulting Selskar, Wexford.  Tel: 053 9142451
National College of Ireland Outreach to Co. Wexford
National Learning Network The Faythe, Wexford. Tel: 053 9147279
New Links Training Solutions Killowen, Waterford

Peoples College, SIPTU Coolcotts, Wexford. Tel: 053 9146774
Pitman Training Henrietta, Wexford. Tel: 9122492
Progressive Education
Portobello Institute Dublin based. Outreach to the County
Quilting Fabric classes Kilbora B & B, Camolin, Tel: 053   9367059
Raheen Multimedia Centre Raheen, Clonroche  051 428811
Recovery College South East Countywide 086 1746630
Ramsgrange Community School Ramsgrange, New Ross. Tel: 051 389211/ 389212
Rosslare Language Centre  St. Helen’s Village, St Helens Bay Golf Resort, Rosslare Harbour. Tel: (053) 913 3234

Savage, John Food Hygiene courses. Wexford. Tel: 053 9122826
Selskar College Westgate, Wexford. Tel: 053 9122753
Shelmalier Walking club Castlebridge
Slaney Language Centre Kinshella Castle, Slaney Manor, Ferrycarrig. Tel: 053  9120881
South East Learning Centre Wexford. Tuition & Grinds
South West Wexford Community Development Project Ramsgrange. Tel: 051 389418
Stitch time Co. Wexford Facebook
Teagasc Agriculture/Horticulture training
The Writers Academy Tel: 087 9597219
Toastmasters Enniscorthy
Toastmasters Gorey or contact Matty on 087 2706381

Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme Bunclody, Ryland Road. Tel: 053 9377326
Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme Enniscorthy Tel: 053 9237224
Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme Gorey AEC, The Avenue. Tel: 053 9421791
Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme New Ross AEC, Butlersland. Tel: 051 425034
Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme Wexford AEC, Westgate. Tel: 053 9146188
Volunteering Ireland

Wexford Arts Centre Cornmarket, Wexford
Wexford Campus – IT Carlow/Wexford Summerhill Road, Wexford. 053 9185800
Wexford Child Care Network Enniscorthy. Tel: 053 9239628
Wildfowl Reserve North Slob, Wexford. Tel: 9123129
Wexford Local Development Bunclody, 2 Market Square. Tel: 053 9155800
Wexford Local Development Enniscorthy, Mill Park Road. Tel: 053   9155800
Wexford Local Development Gorey, Clonattin Corner, Coach Road. Tel: 053 9155800
Wexford Local Development New Ross, 10 Mary Street. Tel: 053    9155800
Wexford Local Development Selskar, Wexford. Tel: 053 9155800
Wexford Naturalists Field Club
Wexford School of Music Wexford town. Tel: 053 9141284 Facebook

Youth Train Whitemill Industrial Estate, Wexford. Tel: 053 9124060
Youthreach Whitemill Industrial Estate, Wexford. Tel: 9124060



We have included here a listing of various education/training providers in Waterford city. The list includes some private providers and Online courses. While every effort has been made to ensure that the information given is both accurate and comprehensive; there may be some providers that are not listed below. We would encourage any education and training providers to contact us with updates, additions, amendments.



Contact details

Level of Education/Training

ACCESS I.T. Saint Saviours Parish Centre, Ballybeg, Waterford- Tel: 051 590873- Email:  – Website: Computer lessons for Beginners, ECDL, Advanced ECDL, Intro to Coding, Digital Marketing, etc.
Active Retirement Waterford Various groups throughout the city. General enquiries contact: 01-8733836 –Website: Various training activities, contact group for info.
Adult Education Centre- Ozaman Street- Back to Education Initiative (BTEI) Ozanam Street ,Waterford City-



Part time, over 2 years, QQI level 4, 5 courses across a variety of sectors.  ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)



Adult Literacy Service Waterford City





Jackie Browne (Adult Literacy Organiser), Adult Literacy Service, Unit 1A, Railway Square, Waterford. Tel: 051-854444 Email:



Basic skills, reading, writing, spelling, numeracy, form filling, letter writing, computer literacy and personal development. A range of accredited courses at QQI Level 1 to 3. ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)


Community Education







Waterford City: Helen Rafferty, Education and Training Centre, Ozanam Street, Waterford City. Telephone: 051 873195 Email:


The Community Education programme supports local communities and community based groups. Various courses/programmes. (accredited – non -accredited)







Farronshoneen, Ardkeen, Dunmore Road, Waterford City, Phone: 
051-584422, Email:
Offering a variety of 15 different learning courses each month for adults and children, covering all aspects of growing and cooking food, nutrition and sustainable living. See their downloadable brochure of 2018 classes and events.
Local Training Initiative- Grow Project Abbeylands , Ferrybank, tel: 085 859 7784, Coordinator; Ger Mullen,


Horticulture & Garden Design- QQI Level 5,4 accredited, various modules, full time.

Local Training Initiative- Next Steps LTI- Pathways to Employment Programme

Manor St. John ,Lisduggan Waterfor, Coordinator; Maria Kennedy- Tel: 051 372169 Email: Maria Kennedy at


Employability Skills, full major QQI Level 4 accredited, various modules, full time.



Local Training Initiative:

Connect Programme



Connect Programme, Unit 9D, Cleaboy Business Park, Old Kilmeaden Road, Waterford. Tel: 086-0233347 Or  086 -0233115- Connect Programme Co-ordinator: Michael Kennedy- Email: Contact Centre Operations and Office Administration course, QQI Level 5 major award accredited- various modules.


Local training Initiative: Ballybeg CDP Horticulture Initiative



The Parish Centre, Ballybeg, Waterford. Tel: 051-350100- Horticulture Initiative- Co-ordinator; Sean O’Driscoll


Horticulture course -QQI LEVEL 5- Various modules.


Local Training Initiative: St. John’s Priory 




Unit 2, Johnstown Business Park, Waterford City- LTI Co-ordinator: Tony Jones-Tel. 051-865009



QQI accredited Levels 4 and 5 in various modules, Traditional Stonewall Construction Techniques (Practical and Theoretical),Contemporary Construction Techniques (Kerbs, Flags, Paviours, Woodcraft etc.), Soft Skills (Information Technology Skills, Functional Mathematics, CV Preparation etc.)
NAS Training Centre






Unit 3A, Cleaboy Business Park, Old Kilmeaden Road, Waterford- Tel: – 051-333960- Lo-call 1890-627-627Email:






PHECC First Aid Response (FAR) course – replacing QQI (FETAC) Occupational First Aid , PHECC First Aid Response (FAR) Refresher Course – replacing QQI (FETAC) Occupational First Aid Refresher Course , Heartsaver CPR / AED (IHF Course)

Manual Handling Training , Manual handling & Patient Handling Training (People Moving) ,Health Care Training (CPD)

National Learning Network




IDA Waterford, Industrial Park, Waterford – Kitty Galvin, Area Manager, Tel:051 359220 – Mail:  or -Employer Based Training Co-ordinator



QQI accredited Courses, flexible, part time, Employment Based training. Continuous enrolment.

Catering and Hospitality – QQI Level 4- Can take up to two years to complete.

Computer Applications and Office Skills

QQI Level 4 Major Award, ECDL Core, ECDL Advanced

Retail and Reception Skills – QQI Level 4 Major Award, ECDL Core

Employer Based Training – QQI Level 4 Major Award


Waterford College of Further Education



Parnell Street, Waterford. Tel: 051 874053- Website:



PLC, QQI Level 5,6 –Full time, part time and evening courses across a variety of sectors

Waterford Heritage and Multimedia Centre



Jenkins Lane, Waterford, Tel: 051 876 123 –Carmel Meehan- Email:


Retail practice & the food Industry Administration, Retail Sales, Customer Service. QQI level 5 Major Award.

Waterford Training Centre



Waterford Industrial Park, Cork Road, Waterford, Tel: 051 301500-

Email: –  Website:


Extensive variety of full time, part time, QQI accredited at various levels, City & Guilds accredited, apprenticeships, etc.
Waterford College of Further Education – VTOS-Burchall House Adult Access Department, Waterford College of Further Education, Burchall House ,Parnell Street, Waterford. Co-ordinator: Cairein Phillips-Tel: 051 874053 – Email:  -Website:  QQI Level 5 – 1. Social & Health Care Studies, 2. Childcare & Youth Studies, 3. Business Studies.  – English Language Lessons
Waterford Adult Education Centre-VTOS- Durand’s Court Waterford Adult Education Centre, VTOS Durand’s Court, Parnell Street Waterford Tel : 051-852803-  Co-ordinator: Helena Finlay-Email:


QQI level 5 – 1.Information Technology & Business Administration QQI &SAGE, 2. Art Craft & Design, 3. Interior Design & Decoration, 4. Fashion Design & Accessories
Waterford Arts



Waterford City & County Council’s Arts resource site.

Arts Services: Arts Programmes (Click here) Artists (Click here)


Various art related short courses- non accredited
Waterford Institute of Technology


Cork Road, Waterford (051) 302 000-


NFQ Level 6,7,8,9,10- Part time, Full time, evening. WIT Springboard courses.
Waterford Women’s Centre


Waterford Women’s Centre74-76 Manor street, Waterford, Tel: 051 351918 – Website:


Various QQI accredited part time courses, including pathways to employment, Health & wellbeing programme.
Waterford Youth Training and Education Centre (WYTEC )


Ballinaneashagh, Cork Road, Waterford-Tel: 051 873 358- Website:



Various QQI accredited Level 3,4, 5 Office Administration, Practical Catering, Customer Service Skills, Hospitality Skills, Pathways to apprenticeships- Construction Studies, Practical Skills & Linked work experience. Eligibility:  From 16 – 21yrs & young unemployed people.
Waterford Chamber Skillnet



2 Georges Street, Waterford- Tel: 051 311 139-




Job-seekers Support Programme (JSSP) Provides Free Training for unemployed. Various short accredited courses. Check eligibility:
XLc Project


Edmund Rice Youth and Community Multiplex, Manor St,

Waterford-Tel: 086-6061287- Email:


Leaving & Junior Cert


Youthreach Subla



Subla Youthreach, Unit 3 ,Block 1,Lacken Road Business Park,

Waterford, Tel: 051-373833 – Email:


QQI Level 3,4 -Eligibility between 15- 20 yrs., unemployed, early school leaver.

Leaving Certificate Applied

Youthreach Waterford



66 O’Connell Street, Waterford ,X91 EA36, Tel: 051 877241

Email: – Website:


Leaving Certificate One year, Leaving Certificate Applied , QQI level 3 Employability Skills, Junior Cert. Eligibility between 15- 20 yrs., unemployed, early school leaver.
Provider Contact details Level of Education/Training
Allied Driving Instructors Waterford


      call Vince on 0879149161 or Email:  –  Website: Driving lessons


Allied Training ( Online, Various locations) Email: info@alliedtraining.ieTel: 1850 255433 – Website: Safe pass, Health & Safety industry approved courses  online, on site, etc.
Chevron training


Tel: 1890252647-  Website:


Childcare & Healthcare training – QQI accredited training programmes in collaboration with the University of East London to provide learners with access to the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies degree.
Hartley People


29 Manor Street, Waterford Tel: 051 878813 – Email: –Website:


QQI Accredited & ETB approved –  Management, Sales, Customer Service and HR Training Courses, Self Employment and Business Start-up Training Courses, IT & Computer Skills Training Courses, Manual Handling, Forklift, Safe Pass and First Aid Training Courses
Irish Healthcare Training






Full Major awards and individual healthcare modules QQI accredited  Level 5 National Qualifications, QQI Level 5 Healthcare Support 5M4339, Health and Social Care City & Guilds Level 3, Infection Control (Certificate of Attendance), Dealing with Challenging Behaviour (Certificate of Attendance), Abuse Awareness and Prevention (Certificate of Attendance) and QQI Level 5 Palliative Care
Ken Walsh Training


Ken Walsh Training,  Phone:  051 830134, Mobile : 086 268 3481 Email : Website:  

Approved, recognised and qualified by Solas to deliver the Safe Pass program individuals, government bodies, local construction and pharmaceutical companies.

Southsafe Training & Consultancy


Southsafe Training & Consultancy
Ballycurrane, Clashmore, Co. Waterford, Tel:  058-73133
Mob:  087-6864726, Email: Website:
Training includes: SOLAS Safe Pass, Occupational First Aid, Fire Awareness Training, Safety & Health Plans, Safety Consultant, Safety Harness – Work at Height, Abrasive Wheels, Manual Handling, CPR & Defibrillation, Safety Statements, Method Statements, Safety Officer Placement.
New Links Training Solutions Airside Unit 1, Airport business park, Boeing Avenue, Dunmore East Waterford – Tel: 051 385720 Email:  –Website: Specialist training in the areas of Leadership and Coaching, Supervisory Management, Training and Development, Manual Handling Instruction, Career Development & Transition and Customer Service. Various QQI Levels.
Pitman Training


Henrietta, Wexford. Tel: 9122492 Website:


Training courses, diplomas and seminars specialising in IT, Legal studies, Accounting, Audio Transcription, Text Production, Medical Admin, Bookkeeping, CompTIA Cloud, Communications, Business, JavaScript, and Dreamweaver.
Portobello Institute


43 Lower Dominick Street, Dublin  -Outreach to the County tel: 01 8920000 – Website:


Specialising in Montessori, Health Care, Beauty therapy, Travel, Sports & Business Studies. Part time, distance learning, summer intensive courses. QQI , BIFM, ITEC, London Metropolitan University accredited.
Progressive Education 38- 40 parliament Street, Dublin 2, Tel: 014884300- Email: – Website: SNA, Child Care, Montessori, Palliative Care, Therapeutic Play Skills, Supervisory Management, Care of the older Person, Infection Prevention & Control. QQI Accredited Level 5, 6. Part time, Full time, Intensive courses, full major awards and individual modules available.
Get Reskilled City Gate Building, 1000 Suite 1201 Mahon, CorkTel: 021 2409016 –Email: Website: Various Pharmaceutical Industry Accredited Training , Degree , Certificate Level in Pharma Manufacturing, Courses -FREE – Online Course (MOOC) pharmaceutical courses are delivered by the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) in association with GetReskilled

Innopharma Education

Contact Details Ravenscourt campus, Three rock road, Sandyford, Dublin 18, Ireland – Tel: +353 1 485 3346 – Email: – Website:

Level of Education/Training Pharma, Food Science and MedTech Courses from Certificate to Masters. Currently offering the “Certificate Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices Operations” course in Waterford.

Waterford & Wexford Adult Educational Guidance Services wwetb

Please choose from one of the following

Waterford City

WIT College Street Campus, Waterford
Eircode: X91 RX4R
Phone: (051) 302287 (086) 0696988

Co. Waterford

WWETB Adult Education Centre

Wolfe Tone Road


Co. Waterford

Tel: 058 48228/087 7010386


County Wexford

Ardcavan Business Park,
Phone: 053 9152067
Mob: 087 6290446