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LWETB’s College of Further Education and Training delivers courses to over 9,000 learners each year and manages 10 campuses across the region. We are committed to meeting the diverse needs and aspirations of our learners. We want all our learners to Grow, Succeed and Achieve. Our Adult Guidance and Information Service is available to help our learners make informed decisions about their education, career and employment paths. This service can greatly contribute to personal and professional development.

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We offer a range of courses from level 1-6 on the National Framework of Qualifications on a full and part-time basis. Our courses are for learners who want to return to education and training in order to enhance their opportunity for employment, progress to further studies or develop new skills, and want to become more involved in their communities.

Get ahead in your career with our diverse range of full-time courses.

Study at your own pace, combine learning with personal commitments.

Learn and build valuable work-ready skills, choose from 72 apprenticeships.


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Exciting Partnership with Southeast Technological University (SETU) for FET staff

The last couple of years saw Longford and Westmeath Education and Training Board work closely with SETU, providing our tutors in FET with the opportunity to complete a Level 6 Certificate in Adult Literacy.   This pilot is the first of its kind ran by SETU and we were delighted to work with them on designing the format of this course. It is a hybrid model of a course they deliver on their campus. The course consists of three modules being

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LWETB Learner Handbook

Welcome to Longford and Westmeath Education and Training Board (LWETB) where you will continue your journey in life long learning. To help you get the most out of your time with us, we developed this Learner Handbook which we hope will assist you.  The handbook is an aid for you and provides answers to questions which you may have while attending. The handbook covers such things such as who is LWETB? What it is LWETB do, where we deliver programmes

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