THE COMMUNITY SCHOOL
CELBRIDGE ROAD, LEIXLIP,
S pr ing p ro gr amm e 20 1 2
E NRO LME NT
Tuesday 10th January 2012
7.00 - 9.00 p.m.
Thursday 12th January 2012
7.00 - 9.00 p.m.
By Post OR Credit Card see note inside.
Online enrolment @www.feepay.ie
COMME NC EM E NT
Tuesday 25th Jan. 2011
unless otherwise specified.
Between 7.00 and 9.00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
or alternatively leave a message.
MISSION STATEMENT ON ADULT EDUCATION
Coláiste Chiaráin is committed to promoting education al
opportunities and qualifications for adults in the form of
further and continuing education and especially second
chance education for those who have not benefited from
Evening Classes are offered in Coláiste Chiaráin on
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, in collaboration with
Co. Kildare VEC, NUI Maynooth, Kildare Co.Co. and the
National College of Ireland. Coláiste Chiaráin is quality
assured to FETAC Level 6.
Information: The Director of Adult & Community Education
Assistant Director or School Representative will be available
at the school to answer your queries on the enrolment nights,
from 7.00-9.00pm and from the 11th January onwards.
Ph 6247624/6295046 or alternatively leave a message.
Adult Guidance: Available on request.
Postal Enrolment will be accepted provided a cheque, bank
draft, or postal order accompanies the enrolment form for
the required fee made out to AD. ED. Coláiste Chiaráin to
reach the Adult Education Office on or before the 11th of
January. Should the course not commence you will be
contacted and your cheque returned or refunded.
Enrolment should be effected by the student in person on
Tue 10th Jan. & Thur 12th Jan. This is not a requirement if
enrolling by pos t or online. You must be over 16yrs to enrol
in the evening programme. Students are enrolled on a “first
come first served” basis. Enrolment by phone using credit
card is also possible, from the 9th of January with the
exception of enrolment nights (10th & 12th Jan. 7-9p.m.)
Online enrolme nt @www.feepay.ie or easypaymentsplus.ie
Please note a booking fee applies when booking by Credit
Card on line by phone or on enrolment night (No fee for
Early enrolment is advisable to ensure the class of interest
to you has sufficient numbers.
Note: Any special needs should be identified prior to
Late Enrolment may be effected up to and including the
first night of class if they are not already full. Ring in
Commencement: Tuesday 24th January unless otherwise
School Closures: Night classes follow the day school
closures. No classes 14th, 15th & 16th Feb. (Midterm)
Check with Director or Tutor for other possible closures.
Fees must be paid in full on enrolment , by Credit Card,
Cheque with banker’s card, Bank draft, or Postal order made
out to AD. ED. Coláiste Chiaráin. Receipts are issued. No
cash will be accepted on enrolment night. Only fully paid
students will be admitted to class. OAP’s & Unemploye d
may be granted fee reductions on some courses. This must
be applied for at the Adult Education Office before the
Refunds: Fees are non-refundable unless a course does not
commence due to insufficient numbers or a tutor being
unavailable. In such cases participants will be notified an d
fees refunded. The Director reserves the right to close a
course and refund fees.
Student Property: Responsibility cannot be accepted for
loss of, or damage to the property of students, their cars
motor cycles or bicycles on the school grounds.
Parking: Please park with consideration for others. Do not
block access and keep off the grass. Parking at the school is
Discipline: On enrolment, the student subscribes to the
regulations of the school and is bound by them. The school
reserves the right to suspend a student from classes and the
premises as seems appropriate.
Smoking is strictly prohibited by law in any part of the
school building and grounds.
New Courses : Do you have a skill or knowledge you would
like to share with adults? If you have a course you are
prepared to instruct, please send course outline and your
qualifications to the Director.
Business & ICT
10 Computers: Beginners
Tues.7.00-8.30 p.m. 10 classes €110. This course is
suitable for students who know how to use
mouse/keyboard . This is an introduction to Windows,
Word-processing and internet.
20 Computers: Improvers
Tues 8.30-10.00p.m.10 classes €110. This course is
suitable for students who are familiar with ‘W indows’.
It is a follow on course from beginners and includes
Word Graphics and Excel.
30 Online Awareness Wed 8.30-10.00p.m.8 classes €90.
This programme will introduce participants to the
‘social networking’ world that is being utilised by an
increasing number of people, particularly our children.
Here we will look at the benefits, and dangers,
associated with the internet and social network sites.
By the end of this short course you should be able to
understand, converse freely about and perhaps enjoy
the social networking.
40 Internet & E-mail (Set up and browse) – PowerPoint
Weds. 7.00 - 8.30p.m. 7 classes €85. Improve your
presentations; get a better understanding of the Internet .
50 Computerised Book-keeping TAS 1 Thurs.7.00 - 8.30p.m
10 classes €125 Do you want to learn Computerised
Book-Keeping and broaden your IT skills?
60 Sage Payroll Thurs. 8.30 – 10.00p.m 10 classes €125..
Learn how to use computerised payroll using Sage
Quickpay and broaden your IT skills .
70 French (Beginners)
Wed 7.00-8.30p.m. 9 classes €70.
Why not learn or relearn this beautiful language and
enjoy travel, films and literature and improve your
80 French (Advanced)
Wed 8.30-10.00p.m.9 classes €70
A more advanced class for those who have studied French
previously and want to take it to a higher level.
90 Oral Irish (Leaving Certificate preparation) Wed.
7.00-8.30p.m.9 classes €80
Conversational class. This class will follow the new
format for the LC oral exam. Max 12.
100 Spanish (Beginners) Wed. 7.00-8.30p.m 9 classes €70.
For absolute beginners. Join this very popular
European language class.
110 Italian (Beginners) Wed. 7.00-8.30p.m. 9 classes €70
For absolute beginners. Join this very popular European
language class for business or holidays.
120 Italian (Improvers) Wed. 8.30-10.00p.m. 9 classes . €70
If you have taken beginners, why not improve your level.
Join this very popular European language class for
business or holidays.
130 Polish (Beginners) Thurs 7.00-8.30p.m. 9 classes €70.
Be prepared for the European Championship this
summer. Learn the basics of this language.
140 Sign Language for Beginners Thurs.7.30-9.00p.m.
9 classes €75. Another way of communicating, using
your hands ever wondered where to start. A course in the
basics of Irish sign language (ISL) to communicate with
the deaf and understand them.
Social & Personal
150 Creative Writing Tues.7.30-9.30p.m. 8 classes €80
This course will help both the novice and established
writer to think, write and edit creatively.
160 Creative Writing Thurs.7.30-9.00p.m. 9 classes €75
Discover your creative potential in poetry and prose in
an encouraging and supportive atmosphere with an
experienced workshop facilitator and award winning
published author of novels, poems, short stories and
plays.(Tutor: James Lawless)
170 Genealogy Tues.7.30-9.00p.m. 9 classes €75
Who do you think you are ? Do you know yo ur family
history? Trace your roots.
180 Meditation 1 Class Thur. 7.30-8.30p.m 8 classes €50
Take some time for yourself to relax and look after your
mind, body and spirit. Emphasis on coping with everyday
stress ….. the beginnings of self awareness.
190 Mindfulness and Meditation Class Thur. 8.45-9.45p.m
8 classes €50
This class will look at discovering your authentic self.
It will examine the area of self discovery an d healing
200 Psychology (Beg) Weds. 7.30 – 9.00 p.m. 9 classes. €80
This series of lectures aims to introduce participants to
some of the areas of psychology which may have
relevance to our everyda y lives. Some of the following
topics will be discussed: A brief history of psychology
and the biological basis of behaviour sex/gender role
development – personality - motivation - achievement –
stress and intelligence.
Crafts and Skills
210 Art (Beg) Tue.7.30-9.30p.m 10 classes €85
Tuition in the use of watercolours. The course will
introduce the techniques of water colour painti ng Still
Life, Landscapes, and P ortraiture. Give it a try and
discover your hidden talents. You will need your own
brushes, paints etc. (€20 approx).
220 Art Painting (Imp) Wed.7.30-9.30p.m 10 classes €85
Improve on the skills previously learned . This course
will include Still Life, Landscapes , Portraiture, etc. (In
Oil and Acrylics) Develop your hidden talents in a
relaxed atmosphere . (Give it a try an d improve on your
talents.) Need your own brushes etc cost (€20 approx ).
230 Basic Car Maintenance Tues. 7.30-9.30p.m.9 classes.
€85. Save money and enjoy your motoring by servicing
your car yourself and understanding how it works.
240 Cake Decorating Thur.7.30-9.30p.m. 9 classes €110.
Learn to achieve a professional cake decorating finish.
All levels catered for. (Materials cost approx €30)
250 Cookery Practical Beginners Tue. 7.00-10.00p.m.8
classes. €125. World Cuisine. – A taste of dishes from
around the world. Classes given by a qualified chef.
(Max 12)Participants supply the ingredients after the
260 Cookery Practical Advanced Wed. 7.00-10.00p.m.8
classes. €125 Cook Restaurant quality food in the
home.- Cook like a professional chef in your own
kitchen with tips on preparation, cooking and serving
restaurant quality food. Classes given by a qualified
chef. (Max 12)Participants supply the ingredients after
the first class.
270 Baking (Practical) Thurs 7.00-10.00pm 8 classes €120.
Learn to bake breads, scones and cakes. Classes given
by a qualified chef. (Max 12)Participants supply the
ingredients after the first class.
280 Home Improvements Wed 7.30-9.00p.m 8 classes €75
This course will cover the use of many hand and po wer
tools used in DIY. Aspects covered will include Tiling,
Flooring, Papering, Painting, Shelving, Furniture,
Basic Electrics or Plumbing.
290 Drawing/Sketching for Beginners. Wed. 7.30-
9.30p.m.9 classes €80 Suitable for all drawing
backgrounds. Learning how to draw or want to improve
your observation skills for painting? Whatever the
reason join us for great drawing that wi ll improve your
concentration, and allow you express your ideas on
300 Flower Arranging Tues. 7.30-9.00p.m.9 classes. €70
Join this interesting class and learn how to arrange
floral displays for a variet y of different occasions .
310 Gardening Classes Tues 7.30-9.00p.m. 9 classes €75
Add some colour to your garden this Spring . Classes
given by a qualified Horticulturist. Top ics to be
covered Landscape Design, Spring Colours, Water
Features, Decking, Plant care & Husbandry, Pests and
pesticides and much more.
320 Jewellery Making Beginners Tue. 7.30-9.30p.m. 8
classes €120 Includes Toolkit of €20 + material s for
Participants will learn to make necklaces (2
t ypes),bracelets (3 types),earrings (3 types),rings,
crocheting wire, wire sculpturing and learn how to use
tools and findings appropriately. Materials costs
approx €5/class materials available from the Tut or.
(toolkits cost approx. €20 not required for class)
330 Digital Photography Using a Digital Camera Wed.7.00-
8.00.m. 8 classes €80
Learn how to use the many functions of your digital
camera. Field trips organised at weekends.
340 Digital Photography with Photoshop Wed. 8.15-
9.45.pm. 10 classes €125. Learn how to use your
digital camera more effectively and manipulate the
image using Photoshop software. Computer skills are
essential. Field trips organised at weekends.
350 Knitting / Crochet for B eginners Tues. 7.00-9.00p.m.9
Learn how to cast on stitches , knit various stitch types,
increase, decrease and cast off. You will also learn how
to read patterns and knit some simple projects.
(Materials not supplied)
360 Picture Framing Wed. 7.30-9.30p.m. 9 classes €75 Ever
wondered about the art of picture framing. Join this
class and frame your paintings and pi ctures. (Materials
not supplied)Approx €50
370 Woodturning (Beginners) Thur. 7.30-9.30p.m.
9 classes €120. An introduction to the basic skills
involved in the wonderful craft of woodturning. (Own
dust mask a requirement)
380 Woodturning (Improvers) Wed. 7.30-9.30p.m.
9 classes €120. Improve on the skills learned in the
wonderful craft of wo odturning and make your own
bowls, table lamps, vases, spindles, toys, boxes,
…...etc (Own dust mask a requirement)
390 Woodturning (Adv) Tues. 7.30-9.30p.m.
9 classes €120. Improve on the skills learned in the
wonderful craft of woodturning and make your own
bowls, table lamps, vases, spindles, toys, boxes, …..etc
(Own dust mask a requirement)
400 Guitar (Beginners) Music theory, scales, notes, chords,
keys, composition. Songs for study.
(Improvers) Thurs 8.30-9.30p.m.
10 classes €75
Sports and Exercise:
410 BoxFit Bootcamp style (Beginners)
Wed. 7.30-8.30pm 8 classes €75
Exercise that helps you lo se weight, get in shape and tone
all over. Non contact aerobic workout. This class is
suitable for all fitness levels.
420 Circuit Training Thurs. 7.30-8.30p.m. 8 classes €75
Ladies Circuit class, Caters for all levels of fitness.
Classes will focus on fitness and toning those problem
430 Golf(with a professional)
(Beginners) Wed. 7.00-8.00 p.m.
(Improvers)Wed 8.00-9.00p.m. 8 lessons €100. Course
is broken up in the following way: 1 weeks in
classroom, 6 classes in driving range and last class – 9
holes, par 3 golf course, to be arranged on a Saturday
Max(12)Additional class may be set up on Tue
440 Hill Walking Thur. 7.30-9.30p.m. 8 classes €80
Map Compass and Navigation Skills. This course is
suitable for experienced and inexperienced hill walkers
alike. Mountain navigation skills to include Map and
Compass training. It is classroom based and will
involve walks in the Wicklow mountains. (Sat 11 -3pm)
450 Pilates Beginners Wed 7.00-8.00pm.9 classes €90
Improvers Wed 8.15-9.15pm.9 classes €90
Revitalise the mind and bo dy. Helps to relieve the
stresses of everyday living . Bring a yoga mat.
460 Salsa and Latin Dance (Beginners)
Tue. 7.00-8.15pm 9 classes €75. .
Originated in South America. This is the latest craze in
social dance and consists of couples dancing t ogether –
Latin st yle. Join this class for expert tuition in the very
best st yle and Salsa dance movements. (Partner not
470 Tennis Coaching
Sat Beginners/Improvers 3.0 0 - 4.00pm. 8 classes €80
Intermediate 4.00-5.00pm. 8 classes €80
Venue (Leixlip Amenity Centre)Starts Sat 28 th Jan.
480 Tone and Sculpture Tue. 7.30-8.30p.m 8 classes €75
Get in shape in 2012 by joining this toning class.
490 Yoga For Health(Beginners)-Hatha Thur. 7.00-
8.30p.m. 9 classes €80 (Improvers) Thur. 8.30-
10.00p.m. 9 classes €80. Yoga is an ancient holistic
system which helps to bring about balance of body , mind
NB. Please bring a yoga mat or towel with you to the
500 Zumba Dance (Beginners)
Tue. 8.30-9.45pm 9 classes €80. .
This is the latest craze in social dance and fitness. Join
this class for expert tuition in the very best style of
Zumba dance movement. (Partner not required)
510 Introduction to Law (For Beginners) Tue.7.30-9.00p.m
9 classes €90.
This course will cover areas such as Family Law Rights,
Domestic Violence Orders, Employment Law Rights,
Landlord tenant rights, Wills and much more.
520 Occupational First Aid Tue.7.00-9.30p.m. 10 classes
€160. This course is recognised by the Health and Safety
Authority and FETAC L5
530 Child Care Level 5(FETAC) Tue & Thurs. 7.00-
9.30p.m. x 5 Weeks €210/Mod. (Exam fees included)
Mod1-Work Experience. This course is aimed at
Childcare workers or those cons idering setting up
childcare facilities. Participants will take 2 modules at
FETAC L5 this term. (you need 8 modules f or a full
award). Enrolment for Mod2-Caring for Children Thur.
540 Advanced Supervision in Childcare Level 6(FETAC)
Starts Saturdays 21th Jan 9.30am-3.30pm.x 4 Sat.
€235/Mod. Exam fee included. Mod1-Social and Legal
Issues. This course is aimed at Supervisors or those
wishing to move into a Supervisory role in a childcare
setting. (you need 4 modules @L6. Enrolment for Mo d2-
Supervision in Childcare. Sat 11th Feb 10am.
Saturday Morning Courses
550 Occupational First Aid Sat. 11th 25 Feb 3rd March (3
Day course) €160. This course is recognised by the
Health and Safety Authority and FETAC.(L5)
560 Refresher Occupational First Aid. Sat. 4th Feb 9.30-
4.30p.m.1Day course. (Check requirements) €80. This
course is recognised by the Health and Safety Authority
Enrolment by phone using credit card.
Postal Enrolment will be accepted provided a cheque, bank
draft, or postal order accompanies the enrolment form
for the required fee to reach the Adult Education Office
on or before 10th Jan. 2011.
Enrolment Night in person on Tue 10th Jan 7 - 9 p.m. Thurs
12th Jan 7 - 9 p.m.
Online enrolment @ www.feepay.ie
Please note a booking fee applies when paying by Credit
Card by phone or in person.
Supervised study offered to Junior and Leaving Cert.
Leixlip Adult Learning Centre
Mill Lane, Leixlip
Co Kildare VEC Adult Education Service
Spelling, Reading, Writing, Maths
Free & confidential part-time classes for adults.
Flexible tuition times.
Friendly & informal atmosphere
Join at anytime
Work on a one to one basis or in small groups (3 -6
Some classes may be provided outside of the centre,
Celbridge, Kilcock, Maynooth , depending on demand &
Beginners - Computer, Irish, Bookkeeping and Art
Contact Mary 01-6246528 / 6246254
Email - email@example.com
English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)
Basic spoken & written English for Migrant Workers,
Asylum Seekers & Refugees. Registration fee:
Leixlip Adult Learning Centre. Contact the Centre
Maynooth, ACOL House, The Square. Contact the Centre
Celbridge Library. Contact the Centre
Contact Anne 01-6246528/6246254
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann
Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Leixlip Branch offers Traditional
Irish music in the Leixlip area.
Recommencement of classes Monday 9th Jan. 2012. @ 6.00-
Venue - Confey Community College, Riverforest . Instruments
include, button accordion, bodhrán, concertina, fiddle, flute,
and tin whistle. All parents of children taking music classes
must attend Re-enrolment meeting. Fáilte roimh chách.
Enquiries: Nuala 6273274 or Máire 6244512
Irish Countrywoman’s’ Association
Are you looking for something different to do? The I.C.A. is
currently looking for new members to join their Leixlip Guild.
Operating a varied programme throughout the year, members can
look forward to activities such as – Craft-Demonstrations-
Sports-Group Outings etc. The Guild meets every Wed. at
7.30p.m. in Coláiste Chiaráin.
Watch for some new courses in our Autumn brochure out in
For further information contact - Coláiste Chiaráin: -
Seán Canning Director of Adult Education:
Noel Daly Assistant Director:
Máire Ní Scanaill Assistant Director:
Mary Gallagher Coordinator:
Anne Cryan Deputy Principal:
Joseph Sweeney Principal:
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Adult Education Enrolment Form Spring ‘12
Please print name and address in BLOCK CAPITALS . Please
enclose cheque/bank draft payable to:
Ad Ed Coláiste Chiaráin.
No cash will be accepted. A separate enrolment form is
required for each course
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2nd Choice: ……………………………… Course No:….
Cheque attached for €………….
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Note if you leave a Mob No. we can txt you if a class is
cancelled for any reason.
Completed applications must be received on or before
11th Jan 2010. @ The Adult Education Office,
Coláiste Chiaráin, Leixlip.
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