Blackrock Further Education Institute (BFEI) is one of the largest further education colleges in Ireland catering for over 1,000 full and part time students. The Institute offers day and evening courses in a variety of disciplines including Beauty, Health and Wellbeing Therapies, Theatrical Media Make Up, Business, Accounting, Marketing & Auctioneering, Design and Creative Technologies, Community, Emergency & Health Care and Computing & Communications Technology. Providing further education courses for over 30 years we are regarded as a national leader in the development of further education.
Our aim is to provide innovative quality assured programmes that meet industry requirements. A core part of our mission is to prepare students for employment or progression to further studies. Our staff are highly qualified and support students in developing new skills and enhancing their education so that they have the relevant skills to avail of employment opportunities at home and abroad. A range of teaching and learning methods are used to ensure students achieve the knowledge, skills and competences associated with their chosen programme of study. Modern technology, in particular, the elearning platform, Moodle, is used to support the learning experience. Students are also encouraged to become involved in the social life of the Institute by participating in Institute events and activities.