Adult Educational Guidance Service (AEGS)

“Guidance facilitates people throughout their lives to manage their own educational, training, occupational, personal, social and life choices so that they reach their full potential and contribute to the development of a better society”. National Guidance Forum 2007

“It was great to be able to explore my thoughts with somebody who wasn’t going to tell me that I wasn’t able to do that or to get real” A student’s experience of guidance service.


What does the AEGS offer?

The AEGS helps people to make informed educational career and life choices. Adults can start from where they left off in education and the Guidance Service will support the adult from where he or she is right now.


The Guidance Counsellor will help you to?

  • Identify your unique strengths, experiences and potential;
  • Find out which courses and opportunities are available
  • Achieve your goals through action steps
  • Reach your full potential in life

What other help and information is available?

The adult guidance service can give information on:

  • Choosing a career
  • Qualification levels
  • Funding options
  • Recognition of qualifications, and
  • Ways to progress towards your chosen career
The Adult Guidance Information Officer can provide you with information that suits your needs.


Who is the service for

Guidance is for adults who:

  • are considering returning to or continuing with education
  • are having difficulty in finding or keeping suitable employment due to lack of appropriate educational qualifications
  • wish to explore new forms or further education or training

How much does it cost?

The guidance service is free and confidential


Contact Details
Mayo Sligo Leitrim
Address Mayo Adult Educational Guidance Service

Further Education and Training Centre
Rush St./ Lucan street
Co. Mayo
Sligo Adult Educational Guidance Service

Quay Street

Leitrim Adult Educational Guidance Service

St. Georges Terrace
Co. Leitrim

Telephone 094 90 35814  071 91 38411 071 96 21371 /                   086 774 3329
Guidance Counsellor
Barbara Ronayne Josephine McGread  Niamh Brennan
Guidance Counsellor Hugh Ward
Guidance Counsellor email
Information Officer Lorraine Staunton Saoirse Kennedy Jane Nolan
Information officer email
Information officer Telephone   094 90 41015 ext. 2050 071 91 38410  071 96 21371