Welcome to the Community Training & Education Centre website.

CTEC is a leading provider of certified and customised training in the South East offering programmes in ICT and Business, Childcare, and Healthcare Support. You will find details of our QQI level 6 Training and Development courses listed under ICT and Business.  

Our course schedule for September 2018 to June 2019 is now available. We are taking bookings for all training courses now.  

To view our latest course schedule click here.  Please note that as courses run subject to sufficient numbers, the schedule is subject to change.  It is advisable to check the schedule regularly for updates.  

Please refer to our Terms and Conditions available on our Courses page when booking your place on a training course.

CTEC Summer Holidays

CTEC will be closing for summer holidays from 30th July to 24th August inclusive. From 27th August to 31st August, our offices are open Monday to Friday from 9.15am to 1pm for information and course registrations. Our normal opening hours resume from 3rd September.  Wishing all our learners, tutors and clients a lovely summer break!


CTEC is running courses throughout County Wexford so call us now on 053-9121036 for details and to book your place on a course.  Click here to see the September Schedule.

This course aims to provide you with the confidence and skills to participate in today’s digital world and is fully funded by grant from the Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment.

 Course Content:

  • Introduction to Internet, Internet Safety & Security

  • Email, Social Media, Online Banking and Security

  • Online Government Services, Shopping Online

Course Delivered over 5 sessions 2 hours per week in various locations. Each class consists of 10 students.

Courses available to those who meet any one of the following criteria: 

  • Over 45+

  • Farming communities

  • Small Business owners (<10 people)

  • Unemployed Persons

  • Persons with disabilities

  • Disadvantaged groups

If you are interested in booking a place for yourself or for your group then call into your local library or contact CTEC, Norse Gate House, St. Peter’s Square, Wexford, phone
053-9121036 or email info@ctecwexford.ie


FREE English Classes for Immigrants at CTEC

Join us for  conversational and written English classes funded by the Department of Justice & Equality.  Beginners, Improvers and Advanced classes available with some classes leading to a QQI qualification.  Click here for our June/July Class Schedule or drop in to CTEC to register for your free course.

CTEC links with IT Carlow

Students who successfully complete the QQI level 6 Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education at CTEC, gaining distinctions in all mandatory modules, can now apply for entry directly into Year Two of the  Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Early Childhood Education & Care at IT Carlow. All CTEC courses are taught on a module by module basis only.


Course Registration

Registration for all courses is open now.  A €50 deposit is required to confirm your place on most courses and a €350 deposit is required as the deposit for ATI courses.  Please refer to our terms and conditions when booking a course, available on our website and at the Reception desk in CTEC.

You may be eligible for funding from the Department of Social Protection or Intreo (formerly FAS).  

We are now taking bookings for all courses starting from September 2016 onwards. You can book online or by dropping into our Training Centre on the 2nd floor in Norse Gate House, St Peter's Square, Wexford.  Contact 053-9121036 for more information.


ITEC & CIBTAC Beauty Specialist Courses

Contact CTEC for details of our ITEC and CIBTAC beauty courses. 053-9121036 or info@ctecwexford.ie  


Business-Awards-2-100x80   CTEC - Winner of the Training Provider of the Year Award 2013


Wexford Business Awards CTEC- Winner of the Wexford Training Provider Award 2011 






Garda Vetting

Garda Vetting is required for those undertaking many of the childcare and healthcare courses.  Applicants for these courses must complete Garda Vetting forms when applying for courses.  CTEC will can arrange Garda Vetting for learners at no additional cost.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) 

Many of us have years of valuable experience gained in the workplace, but no formal qualifications at all.  RPL is a system whereby you can use the valuable skills gained at work to achieve a recognised FETAC award. Please contact Rachel or Patricia on 053-9121036 to see if RPL is the best way for you to gain certification.  You can read more about RPL here. 

FETAC Monitoring Report

Summary of Good Practice:

• Management at CTEC is committed to delivering a quality product to its diverse client base and to ensuring quality delivery and fair and consistent assessment of its learners.
• There is a very high level of awareness, by both management and staff of FETAC QA requirements and significant evidence of good practice in QA implementation as noted above.
• The review of programmes and services is evidently part of the culture at CTEC. The open and supportive learning environment, as verified by both students and staff, is commended.
• It was clear that a thorough approach was taken to the Self Evaluation undertaken in March 2008.
• A quality driven learning experience at CTEC was endorsed by each of the past learners interviewed.

FETAC Monitoring Report, December 2008 - read the full report here. 

CTEC Graduates

click here for details and photos. 

CTEC has agreed Quality Assurance Policies and Procedures with QQI and is a registered Training and Testing Centre for QQI Courses.  CTEC is also an authorised training and testing centre for Equalskills and ECDL, Accounting Technicians Ireland, ITEC and CIBTAC.

CTEC is an approved training organisation for WWetb and KCetb contracted training programmes.  The registration number of Community Training & Education Centre is 901601.

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