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Blackrock Further Education Institute

Blackrock Further Education Institute Main Street Blackrock Co Dublin A94X383, Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland. Eircode: A94 X383

Blackrock Further Education Institute offers a wide variety of courses, evening courses and adult education in Blackrock, South Dublin.

Blackrock Further Education Institute is a College of Further Education offering an excellent range of professional career courses. Graduates enjoy professional qualifications certified and accredited by nationally and internationally-recognised examining and professional bodies. Blackrock Further Education Institute delivers a comprehensive programme of evening classes. Courses can be taken to achieve professional qualifications in Accounting, Information Technology, Design, Beauty and Holistic Therapies. Additionally, a variety of hobby (personal interest) courses are also provided.

BFEI, formerly Senior College Dun Laoghaire (SCD), was established in 1982 under the statutory authority of Dun Laoghaire Vocational Education Committee.In June 2014, Senior College relocated to a state-of-the-art campus in Blackrock village and rebranded as Blackrock Further Education Institute. The college runs courses, evening classes and adult courses for the people of Blackrock and surrounding areas. As a non-profit organisation we charge the minimum fee necessary to cover the costs of courses at the college.

Classes run from September to May each year and are generally offered between 6.30pm and 9.30pm on Monday and Tuesday nights. Having moved to our new campus at Main Street, Blackrock, Co Dublin, we are delighted that our students and staff will  benefit from a modern and well equipped environment in which to teach and learn on our many courses and adult education programmes.

Find out more about courses and evening classes at Blackrock Further Education Institute by viewing our course listings in’s Course Finder.

Accounting Technicians Ireland Certificate - Year 1
The Accounting Technician course is a professional qualification providing participants with a highly regarded qualification that enhances their career prospects. As a graduate of this course, you will: Hold qualifications relevant to business, industry, private…
Accounting Technicians Ireland Diploma - Year 2
Accounting Technicians perform accounting duties at middle management levels in commercial, industrial, public sector organisations and in the offices of practising Accountants. Accounting Technicians Ireland founded in 1983, is one of the fastest growing professional…
Bridge for Beginners
New Bridge for Beginners course at Blackrock Institute. Now's the time to learn bridge in a fun and informative way. Blathnaid Trayer is a master bridge player and C.B.A.I. registered teacher. This 10 week Bridge…
We all had hands before the computer, yet with  27 bones our hands can work as mini computers! They are tools of consciousness. Come and enjoy the wonderful gift of writing in a mindful way…
Creative Writing
This Creative Writing course is designed for both beginners and more experienced writers who are wishing to develop their own style and voice. The course comprises of workshop-led two hour sessions in which the class will…
Grow Your Kitchen Garden
Come and learn to grow nutritious fruit and vegetables in your own back garden or balcony with Jean Wallace. The topics covered will include vegetables suitable for an urban garden raised beds construction and preparation…
Genealogy (Your Family Tree Discovered)
Have you ever thought about finding out more about your ancestors? If you are interested in the past and in particular your ancestors, why not enrol in the part-time course in genealogy by Aiden Feerick…
Interior Design course (An Introduction)
If interiors are your passion, this Interior Design course is an ideal basis through which you can develop your knowledge and skills. With a strong focus on the aesthetics of selecting and combining materials, finishes,…
Mindfulness and Meditation
Mindfulness teaches us to direct our attention to what is happening right now, with an emphasis on kindness towards ourselves and our experiences. Becoming aware of our habits of mind can thus significantly affect our…
ABC of Autism Certificate
Autism Spectrum is an umbrella term used to describe individuals who have very specific differences and challenges in communication, social skills, interactions with others and who engage in restrictive or repetitive activities.  Understanding the nature…
Beekeeping is a very popular and interesting hobby. Learn all you need to know about getting started in beekeeping from Mr Liam McGarry, Secretary of the County Dublin Beekeepers Association. The course includes managing the…


  1. Crochet
    Judith leech 5th February 2017 at 9:33 pm

    Want to know if you have crochet class s in the evening

    1. Anne Sexton 22nd February 2017 at 10:57 am

      Hi Judith, we don’t run the courses ourselves, instead we list the course providers who do. You will find information about crocheting and other crafts here:

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