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Cork College of FET - Cork's Further Education and Training Service - Youghal Campus logo


Cork College of FET - Cork's Further Education and Training Service - Youghal Campus logo


Student Life

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Why choose us?

Study (learn) explore and unlock your potential at Youghal Campus, our campus is connected with the local community. Our teachers, tutors and support staff encourage and enable our students to thrive in a welcoming environment.

Our Campus:

Located in the Seaside town of Youghal our Campus offers courses for progression, employment, and recreational courses. Our Campus has ample free parking and is located overlooking Youghal town. The Campus is a fully accessible campus. (Mobility users)


  • One-to-One Adult Guidance available to all students.
  • Learner Support and Academic Support also available to students.
  • Open Days / Information evenings held regularly throughout the year.


Courses are funded by the Department of Education and SOLAS (the further Education and Training Authority, with support from the European Social Fund. There are no tuition fees for PLC courses for EU/UK/EEA students.


These courses are funded though the Back to Education Initiative (BTEI), which provides part-time Further Education programmes for young people and adults. This aims to give people an opportunity to combine a return to learning with family, work, and other responsibilities. Eligibility criteria apply.


The Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS) provides a range of supports to allow individuals who are unemployed to return to education or training. The scheme allows successful applicants to keep their Social Welfare Allowances while attending their course. All full-time day courses on the campus are eligible for VTOS. Eligibility criteria apply.

The Learner Voice:

Cork ETB Learners’ Voices Group was established in April 2021. It is led by learners and aims to give Cork ETB learners a voice.

The group meet every 2nd Monday on Microsoft Teams. The meetings promote a flexible, inclusive and welcoming atmosphere, and everyone’s contribution is welcome. The Learners’ Voices Group work on the Lundy Model of Participation, where we provide a safe space for learners to find their voice and express their views. It is also about ensuring that these voices are listened to and responded to in your Centre or Campus and by Cork ETB.

South Cork Learner Voice Group – Expression of Interest:

‘South Cork’ is made up of the townlands Macroom, Carrigaline, Cobh, Midleton, Youghal and surrounding hinterlands. You must be a learner in one of our Centre’s to join the South Cork Learner Voices Group (LVG). If you wish to join our South Cork LVG, please complete this expression of interest. A member of the South Cork Team will be in contact with you in September. We would be delighted to have more learners join our South Cork LVG to give our Learner’s the voice they deserve.

The South Cork LVG will meet online 3-4 times throughout the 2023/24 academic year to discuss any learner feedback, upcoming events, and link-in with the wider Cork ETB LVG.

Download: CETB Learner Voices Group Poster (PDF)