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Dunboyne College of Further Education

Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland

In Dunboyne College of Further Education we provide a range of accredited courses. Whether you want to be a nurse, teacher, scientist, sports coach, web designer, accountant, sound engineer, artist etc. we have a course that will start you on your way. We offer practical training, giving you useful, adaptable skills.

Dunboyne College has built an excellent reputation over the past decade by providing education and training programmes of the highest quality. Our college staff are a highly motivated and dedicated team, and we have worked to ensure that course developments match student requirements and industry trends through continuous innovation.

Our location just outside Dublin along accessible bus and train routes makes us a great choice for anyone looking to further their education and their skills.

Why Study at Dunboyne College of Further Education?

  • We are a rapidly expanding college ideally located to serve the Meath, Dublin and Kildare and wider areas in close proximity to two national universities and an institute of technology.
  • We have close links with all three institutions and many of our students progress to certificate and degree courses on their third level programmes.
  • We continue to develop close links with many other Irish colleges and universities.
  • Excellent results achieved by learners. Over 90% of those who achieve a full award with us get offers and progress to third level.
  • Our courses are constantly being revised to ensure that they meet the needs of students in terms of personal development and job opportunities.
  • We have a dedicated staff who are highly qualified in their fields, concerned for learner welfare and interested in seeing students progress.
  • Courses are designed to enhance your career prospects, with strong links to local business/industry/commerce.
  • Progression opportunities to a wide variety of third level courses at institutions across the country through the Higher Education Links Scheme.
  • We have links with partner colleges in the UK which give learners opportunities to complete their degree in nursing, law, sports science and many other areas if a place cannot be accessed in Ireland.
  • Learners of all ages catered for and our track record in supporting mature applicants with the transition involved in returning to study is very strong.
  • Our college has a friendly atmosphere, with relatively small class groups providing a unique learning experience.
  • Guidance Counsellor service is available to support you in your learning and future career choices or progression to further studies.
  • We have a full disability and access service.
  • Students can apply for Maintenance Grants and anyone in receipt of social welfare payments can avail of financial assistance through the VTOS or Return to Education programmes.
  • Most of all our Quality Assured courses leading to nationally and internationally recognised certification.
Pre-University Business Law

WHAT IS BUSINESS LAW? This one-year Pre-University Business Law course will aim to prepare participants for entrance into law and arts programmes in Irish universities and colleges. It also prepares students to work both in a legal environment in Ireland and abroad as well as in the legal departments of the business world. This law…

Pre-Primary or Pre-Secondary Teaching

WHAT IS EDUCATION AND TRAINING? This one-year Pre-Secondary Teaching course, similar to our other arts programme, aims to prepare participants for entrance into Arts programmes in Irish universities and colleges but also lay foundations for those who want to pursue a career as either a primary or post-primary teacher. While the course also prepares students…

Online Marketing/eBusiness

WHAT IS ONLINE MARKETING / eBUSINESS? This one-year Online Marketing course is an ideal entry level qualification for all aspects of the growing online marketing sector in Ireland. This online marketing programme allows students to appreciate the opportunities presented by the web and e-business to successfully market products and services. You might want to design…

Media and Film Production

WHAT IS MEDIA PRODUCTION? This course offers learners the opportunity to develop knowledge and essential skills in the various fields of Media Production. The Media and Film Production Course is designed to prepare students for further study or a career in the Media Industry. It provides an introduction to skills required in Journalism, Film Making,…

Nutrition, Health and Well-being

WHAT IS NUTRITION, HEALTH AND WELL-BEING? This one-year course will aim to prepare participants for work with people in healthcare settings, hospitals, respite care facilities, social care, community development or residential setting where nutritional, general health or mental health support is required. The nutritional advisor/ healthcare worker needs social, communication and caring skills to work…