Gallery: Further Education courses promoted at Carrick Open Morning

April 29, 2024

CARRICK-ON-SUIR, CO TIPPERARY: Teenagers and adults from Carrick-on-Suir and its surrounding areas showed great interest in local education courses at Tipperary ETB’s annual Open Morning at Carrick-on-Suir Further Education and Training (FET) Centre on Tuesday, 16 April.

The FET centre, located at the former Comeragh College building at Greenside (Eircode: E32 AN26), saw people of all ages chat with learners and tutors about the selection of full and part-time courses available in Carrick-on-Suir, as well as in other Tipperary ETB centres across the county.

Visitors were able to talk to adult guidance and information officers at the FET Centre, and also take guided tours of the excellent facilities, which includes computer classrooms, a woodwork room and cookery/barista kitchen.

Fiona Hennessy, Manager of Carrick-on-Suir FET Centre, said there was great interest at the Open Morning in the courses available:

“As the manager, I am immensely proud of the exceptional work being done at the FET Centre in Carrick-on-Suir. Our dedicated team consistently delivers high-quality education and training, empowering individuals to reach their full potential.

“The Open Morning was so well attended by the local community and we were delighted to showcase the fantastic selection of courses that we have to offer. The centre’s contribution to the locality is invaluable, providing essential skills and opportunities for all. The success stories of our learners are a testament to the centre’s excellence.

“I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to everyone who attended and were involved in making the FET Centre a beacon of learning and growth.”

Carrick-on-Suir FET Centre is a central location for a wide range of interesting courses geared towards career and personal development, ranging from National Framework of Qualification (NFQ) Levels 1-6.

These courses include, but are not limited to: Business and Office Administration, Computers/Information Technology Skills, Culinary Skills, Childcare, Get Connected with your Smartphone, Early Learning & Care (Childcare), Employment Skills, ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages), Healthcare, Horticulture, Home Repairs & Maintenance, Numeracy Skills/Maths, Office Skills, Reading & Writing Skills, Woodwork, Mindfulness, Interior Design, Barista Skills, Emergency Medical Technician and many more.

Anybody looking for more information about courses at Carrick-on-Suir FET Centre, can contact the centre at 051-649932 or email

All photos: Anne Marie Magorrian


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