Gorey Further Education VTOS courses are ideal for second chance adult learners, mature students, early school leavers or anyone looking to upskill or change career direction. It opens opportunities to trying a new career or area of study before committing to a third level degree. Equally many learners acquire skills and knowledge that allows them to progress directly to employment in a range of areas.

Upskilling and retraining can often be a daunting task for people who have not been in education in recent years or may have left school early. Gorey Further Education & Training Centre offers a level of entry that will suit your needs and a supportive hands-on approach to learning.

We offer FREE* (Subject to eligibility) full-time accredited courses.

So, whether you are interested in applying for a training programme, thinking about getting back into education or just looking for some information, our free career guidance can help point you in the right direction. Please give us a call on 053 94 21791 or email goreyfet@wwetb.ie

Go on take the first step for your future!


VTOS Noreen Traynor  noreentraynor@wwetb.ie
BTEI Celina Hayden  celinahayden@wwetb.ie
ESOL Mary Waters  marywaters@Wwetb.ie
Community Education  Brídín Moloney  bridinmoloney@wwetb.ie
PLC  Mary Nolan  marynolan@wwetb.ie
Adult Literacy  Sheila Ferris sheilaferris@wwetb.ie / 086-8424246

Gorey Civic Centre, The Avenue, Gorey, Co. Wexford, Y25 N720

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053 9421791


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Check out these glowing reviews from our past students!

“Learn how to use computers, build literacy and maths skills but most of all your confidence”. 

David Murphy

“With the support of VTOS and my classmates, I have not looked back since September.”

David O’Connell

Hello, my Name is Kasem, I’m 23 years old. I have just finished my first year in VTOS, it has helped me improve my English allowing me to start a part time job. The subjects that I loved in VTOS were English and Engineering. It has given me the skills and opportunity to apply for an apprenticeship, allowing me to look after my wife and family.

VTOS Student Gorey Further Education and Training Centre

My first year on Gorey VTOS. I joined VTOS in September 2020 and it was my first time back in education since 2018. When I first joined, I was a bit nervous once I got to know the Centre and the teachers I settled down. After a month on VTOS we had to continue the rest of our course online due to the covid pandemic. My second year on Gorey VTOS. I started my second year on VTOS in September 2021 we had full access to the Centre all year. It was nice meeting new people and getting to know them. Soon I will be starting my third and final year on VTOS in September and I will recommend anyone to join VTOS at the Gorey Adult & Further Education Centre

Andrew Trott
VTOS Student Gorey Further Education and Training Centre

My name is Edel Crawford, I’m 44 and just finish my first year in QQI Levels 3 Employability skills and QQI level 4 in office skills, the year was full of excitement and trepidation as to whether I was going to be able for the year ahead but with all the help from the fantastic staff they made it easy. VTOS has changed how I see myself and has giving me the confidence to expect more from myself and my skills.


Edel Crawford
VTOS Student Gorey Further Education and Training Centre

Hi, my name is James Tallon, I am a student in Gorey VTOS, I was part of a class with some wonderful people and was instructed by wonderful instructors who were willing to go that extra mile and go out of their way to help students. From the moment I walked into the building I found it to be a very warm friendly place to learn.

James Tallon
VTOS Student Gorey Further Education and Training Centre

My name is Maria Fonseca, I’m 43 and I just finished my QQI level 5 Business Administration on VTOS. It was a year full of challenges and struggles but always with the help of excellent teachers and in a fantastic environment. VTOS gave me a life changing as now I am ready to build a better future for me and my family. 

Maria Fonseca
VTOS Student Gorey Further Education and Training Centre

My experience in the VTOS Centre has been positive. I’ve become friends with the other students in my course and I have finished my QQI level 3 award where I completed modules such as woodwork, metalwork, nutrition, communication and IT. I am looking forward to Level 4 in September.

Sarah Byrne
VTOS Student Gorey Further Education and Training Centre

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