An Cosán FREE Return To Learning course

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An Cosán FREE Return To Learning course is ideal for anyone thinking of returning to education or looking to upskill for the workplace.
Courses runs on Wednesday mornings from 10th January – 8th May 2024.

An Cosán FREE Return To Learning course

There are 3 great programmes enrolling in January!

1. Discover Your Path (Monday)– Click here to apply

This programme is designed for anyone who isn’t sure what they want to do next. It will help you to:

  • Build confidence to take action in your life
  • Discover your values, strengths and skills
  • Re-imagine your Future and plan ahead
  • Provide guidance towards your next steps

2. Return to Learning at Further Ed (Wednesday) – Click here to apply

This programme is designed for those who want to return to education but are worried that they might not have the experience and digital skills they need to participate fully. It will help you to:

  • Build or improve your digital skills for learning
  • Work on Personal Development and mindset for learning
  • Prepare you participate in a QQI Level 5/6 programme

3. Skills 4 Life (Thursday) – Click here to apply

This programme is a literacy friendly programmed for those who want to learn more about wellness, day to day finances, and separating fact from fiction online and in the media. It will help you to:

  • Learn more about wellness, and actions to help you stay well
  • Learn more about managing day to day finances
  • Learn how to spot fake news, and what you can do about it

If you’re not sure which course is right for you, please email

About An Cosán

An Cosán is here to help you succeed through our innovative model of community education.  We provide people of all ages with pathways to learning, leadership and social enterprise.  We offer a variety of affordable programmes in community, further, and higher education.  These include early years education and care, wellness, parenting, personal and professional development, community development, leadership, addiction studies, and social enterprise.

An Cosán’s holistic, learner-centered approach puts you, the learner, at the heart of all we do.  Our hospitality is integral to our ethos, providing ‘a place of hearth and home’ and recognises that learners’ basic needs must be met before they can excel in their studies.  Everyone who comes through the door of An Cosán speaks of the warmth, welcome and visible spirit of care that is present.

An Cosán is a Linked Provider of South East Technological University (Carlow Campus) Awards.  Our accredited higher education provision offers pathways to Certificate, Higher Certificate, and BA Degree awards. An Cosán’s Further Education courses are awarded by QQI. Our programmes aim to support you to develop your own capacities and experience a sense of empowerment in your life and community.  You can attend face-to-face classes in An Cosán Tallaght or access programmes through our blended online learning model from anywhere in Ireland.  An Cosán is now working with local Community Partners across Ireland to bring our programmes and holistic approach to address barriers and challenges at a local level.

Find out more:

  • Visit our website
    To access more information on all An Cosán Programmes and to find out about the application process for the Academic Calendar 2022/2023, visit our website:






Key Contact: Maria Flanagan, Community Partner Lead Mobile Mobile: 086 8223808.

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