Welcome to Castlebar College of Further Education
Want to reskill? Upskill? Get skilled?! Would you like to study in an adult-centered, homely, supportive environment in a dynamic college in the heart of Castlebar?
Strategically located in the centre of Mayo’s county town, CCFE provides a wonderful learning atmosphere for students of all ages and from all walks of life. Our student-focussed environment aims to cultivate confidence and self-belief, an entrepreneurial spirit of ambition and achievement and ability to pursue personal goals.
The college enjoys an excellent reputation in the delivery of high-quality courses that lead to employment or Higher Education. All graduates of CCFE enjoy substantially-improved employment prospects, while statistically, the college’s transfer rate to Third Level is significantly higher than the national average.
CCFE offers technologically-sophisticated training in a range of Business, Administration and Secretarial Studies, along with specialisations in Medical and Legal Studies.
Our fully-equipped, hospital-ward-style nursing facility houses successful Nursing and Healthcare Support programmes: a new level 6 course in Healthcare Supervisory Management is now also on offer.
Our Applied Social Studies with Psychology course is a very popular choice with students, while CCFE boasts Mayo’s only full-time Level 5 music (with audition preparation) programme.
In line with growing demand the College has a particular emphasis on computing and offers successful courses in Game Development and Multi-Media Production, IT Software and Computer Networks.
New programmes are prepared and offered every year: please check out our College Prospectus for a full list of courses!
College facilities include:
Five High-Spec Computer Labs
Computer Networking Workshop
Dedicated Music Room
Fully-Equipped Nursing Facility
Practical Childcare Room
State-of-the-Art Software Applications
|Telephone||094 90 23134|
|Fax||094 90 27172|
|Deputy Principal||Monica Sweeney|