Welcome to College of Further Education & Training, Kilkenny

College of Further Education & Training, Kilkenny offers programmes at level 5 and 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications and operates under the auspices of Kilkenny and Carlow Education and Training Board. With our main campus located right at the heart of Ireland’s historic medieval city and significant outreach centres at Thomastown in County Kilkenny, we are proud to be in a position to provide such a range of vocationally-relevant courses leading to valued qualifications.

Our mission is to ensure that learners experience the opportunity to achieve to their own unique potential. Staff of OCFE endeavour to provide a caring, supportive and stimulating environment in which this goal can be realised. You will find an affable and welcoming educational setting where teachers and learners work collaboratively towards the achievement of their academic goals. Further Education and Training programmes have strong vocational and work-orientated foundations but also offer excellent progression routes to higher education and further study. On completion of a course at College of Further Education & Training, Kilkenny learners may access the labour market directly in a wide range of employment fields, or they may choose to use their qualification to progress to third level programmes both in Ireland and abroad. Whether you are completing post-primary education or looking to return to education as a mature learner, College of Further Education & Training, Kilkenny has something to offer.