Adult Education



Autumn 2020 Term

Due to ongoing restrictions and requirements around health & safety, social distancing and cleaning, it is not possible to run a normal term for Autumn 2020.

We are putting together a limited program of classes that will take the format of either blended learning (a mix of online and in-class learning) or fully online classes. 

Enrolment/Registration for Special Needs Assistant, Couch to 5K and 5K and Beyond is now open and available by clicking the Enrolment button below. A number of other courses are being finalised and will be available for enrolment and registration over the next few days.

Classes confirmed:

  • Special Needs Assistant (QQI Level 5 & 6)
  • Infection Prevention & Control (QQI Level 5)
  • Care of the Older Person (QQI Level 5)
  • Spanish Beginners & Continuation
  • Couch to 5K
  • 5K & Beyond
  • Digital Photography
  • More to be confirmed...

Because of the ongoing restrictions and phased reopening, it is not possible to open the Adult Ed office to the public. Should you have any queries, please email them to or call 021-4373767



Our Privacy Policy can be found here: Privacy Statement

Adult Education at CCS has been an integral part of our community since 1982. We strive to provide a high quality education which caters for the diverse needs of our community. The school is a QQI-registered provider of education programmes leading to QQI certification in Childcare and Health Care Skills. We work closely with a number of local businesses and a variety of educational institutions to provide upskilling and opportunities for further career development. For Leaving Certificate students we offer the opportunity to study extra subjects such as Applied Maths, as well as providing an opportunity for evening study with exam and study skills. The school also offers a wide range of courses in health & fitness, cooking, languages, music and personal development. Our Adult Education team, together with an enthusiastic team of tutors relish the challenge of providing courses of quality and vision that reflect the needs of adult learners in a changing world. We are committed to working in partnership with our community and to further developing a centre of education and learning which reflects our collective needs and ambitions for our shared future. As a community, our school is ours to create, our learning is ours to define and our future is ours to live! Carpe Diem!

Gene Cahill

Adult Education Director    


ADDRESS: Adult Education Office, Carrigaline Community School, Waterpark, Carrigaline, Co. Cork, Ireland.

PHONE:+353 21 4373767 FAX:+353 21 4371285