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Welcome to the website of Coláiste Éile, Thurles College of Further Education. Whether you are a current student or considering a place at college, we hope that you will find this site to be a useful source of information about all aspects of life at our college.

Coláiste Éile is a dedicated adult education centre in the heart of Thurles offering a valuable educational opportunity to adults hoping to return to learning, in a collective, welcoming and progressive environment. Coláiste Éile offers full-time options through VTOS (Vocational Training & Opportunity Scheme) and part-time options through BTEI (Back To Education Initiative). Coláiste Éile offers national certification at Levels 1 to 5 on the National Framework of Qualifications as per the diagram below.

Coláiste Éile is part of the Tipperary Education & Training Board and further information on our new ETB can be obtained on www.tippnorthvec.ie . Coláiste Éile also supports work based learning initiatives, the Tipperary Adult Guidance Service, Community Education courses and the Tipperary Adult Literacy Service. Coláiste Éile has been providing adult education courses since 1993.