Due to COVID-19 only accredited courses (QQI Level 5, QQI Level 6 and Accounting Technicians Ireland) are scheduled to take place this term. Please check back in January for updates about our Spring Courses.
Frequently asked questions
What types of courses are on offer?
There is a broad range of courses on offer to include the following categories: Computers & Technology, Languages, Cookery, Arts & Home Craft, Health & Beauty, Hobbies and Leisure, Personal Development and Professional Courses
Where will be classes be held?
How can I enrol?
You can enrol online and will require that you pay by laser/credit card. All enrolment fees must be paid in full before classes commence.
Where can I get a full listing of courses that are on offer this term?
A full listing is available online here.
Once I enrol will I hear from the College again?
No, so please come along on first night as scheduled.
Exception: As classes are all self-financing, a minimum number of students is required for classes to be confirmed. In the event of a class being (cancelled due to inadequate numbers) you will be contacted by the Adult Education Dept. However, once enrolled assume your class is going ahead and come along on the scheduled first night, unless you hear from us.
What is the minimum age for entry on a Night Class?
All applicants must be 18 years or older
Are there any extra materials charges?
Some classes do carry materials charges ie. Craft classes e.g Art, Flower Arranging etc. This fee is usually payable to the Tutor on the first night of class and is advertised with the Course listings on the website and on the brochure.
Is there any assistance available with paying fees?
Yes, there is a 20% reduction on fees for hobby style classes, this reduction can be claimed by anyone who is in receipt of a means tested Social Welfare payment. To avail of this reduction the fee reduction form needs to completed and returned to Adult education Dept. at enrolment stage. Application form can be downloaded from Beaufort College website.
If you may be entitled to funding support please contact your local INTREO Office.
Students with Disabilities
If you have disability, you should inform Beaufort College of your disability when you register. Every effort will be made to assist you. Designated parking and toilet facilities are available. Beaufort College is a single storey building.
Does Beaufort College have a Refund Policy?
• When a course is under-subscribed & does not run, Beaufort College offers a 100% refund of fees.
• Fees are non refundable once you have enrolled.
• Contact the Director if you have any queries.
I am suitably qualified and am interested in delivering a Night class in Beaufort College. What should I do?
Most Adult Education courses operate on a self-financing basis and we do all in our power to keep our fees as affordable as possible. It is your responsibility to pay for your fees in full before class start; however the following supports may be worth considering:
There maybe some Financial Support from Development Agencies and Charities.
Some useful contacts:
LMETB MAEGS Adult Education Guidance Services: 1800 991 898
Dept of Social And Family Affairs: 046 9077214
DSP Navan: 046 9023630
I have another question which does not feature in FAQs who can I contact?