Frequently Asked Questions


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?

Classes will take place in Beaufort College, Trim Road, Navan.

How can I enrol?

1. You can enrol online and will require that you pay by laser/credit card.
2. You can send in a postal enrolment form with a cheque/postal order/bank draft. The postal enrolment form is on the back of the brochure or a downloadable version is available on the ‘About Adult Education’ section of the Beaufort College website
3. If you prefer to pay by cash you can come along to our Enrolment Night in Beaufort College
4. 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 at or Click on Adult Education to get a full listing of courses. You can enrol and pay online using a laser or credit card.  Brochures will be available in December in Beaufort College, LMETB Head office, Abbey Road, Navan Library and local retail outlets

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.

If I want to pay by cheque/postal order/bank draft who do I make it payable to?

Beaufort College, Adult Education

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.

For more information contact Aileen on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

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?

We are always looking to expand our Night class programme so if you are suitably qualified and would like to deliver a Night class please send in a copy of your CV along with a brief week by week outline of your intended course to: Adult Education Dept., Beaufort College, Trim Road, Navan, Co. Meath or email Aileen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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?

Please email Director on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 086 8204655 (restricted hours)

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