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Blackrock Further Education Institute

Senior College Dun Laoghaire (SCD) has relocated to Blackrock and rebranded as Blackrock Further Education Institute (BFEI)

We are pleased to announce that after many years of planning,construction has been completed, in Blackrock village, of a new state-of-the-art building for Senior College Dun Laoghaire.   


BFEI is one of Ireland’s largest Further Education Colleges with a current enrolment of 870 full time students and 200 part time students. BFEI offers an excellent range of professional career courses in Business, Community and Emergency Care, Information Technology, Design, Beauty & Complementary Therapies and Theatrical Media Make Up.

Graduates enjoy professional qualifications certified and accredited by nationally and internationally recognised examining and professional bodies.


Annual Graduation and Awards Ceremony 2014

(09 Nov 2014)
The 2013/2014 Graduation and Awards ceremony took place place in O'Reilly Hall UCD on Friday 28 November 2014. Eamon Gilmore TD, was the guest of honour at this special event.

BFEI's New Building Wins Joint 1st Place in the Irish Georgian Society's Conservation Awards.

(13 Oct 2014)
The Irish Georgian Society’s Conservation Awards aim to recognise significant projects involving the conservation of historic buildings in Ireland.

Blackrock Further Education Institute will host its first Open Day on Wednesday 27 August

(09 Aug 2014)
Everyone is invited to visit us on Wednesday 27 August from 10am to 2pm for our first Open Day in our new state-of-the-art campus in Blackrock Village!

Collen Construction Win "Educational Project of the Year" Award for their work on Blackrock Further Education Institute

(15 Jul 2014)
Congratulations to Collen Construction Ltd who won the "Educational Project of the Year" at the recent Irish Construction Industry Awards 2014 for their sensitive conservation restoration of Blackrock Further Education Institute.

Subsidised Childcare Scheme Open to VTOS and BTEA Learners

(04 Jul 2014)
CETS Scheme provides subsidised childcare to eligible learners in receipt of VTOS or BTEA funding

Open Viewing of BFEI Campus Wed 25 June 2014 10am-1pm

(19 Jun 2014)
BFEI Open Viewing Wednesday 25 June 2014 - Welcome to Dublin's Newest Campus!

Landscape Design Student, Paul Foley, takes Gold at Bloom 2014!

(29 May 2014)
The College is delighted to announce that Paul Foley, a second year student of Landscape Design, has been awarded a Gold Medal and Best in Category at Bloom in the Park 2014.

Minister Announces Enhancements to Back to Education Allowance which will benefit Further Education Applicants

(20 May 2014)
Applicants who already hold a Level 5 or 6 qualification under the National Framework of Qualifications will be permitted to undertake further courses of study at either of these levels to further their professional/career development and their overall job prospects.

Tánaiste marks handover of new €9.5m Further Education Campus for Senior College Dun Laoghaire

(16 May 2014)
An event was held on Thursday 15 May 2014 to mark the handover of Senior College's new campus on Main Street in Blackrock. SCD will relocate to the new campus in early June and will re-brand as Blackrock Further Education Institute.

SCD Design Students Rise to the Bloom 2014 Challenge!

(12 May 2014)
Two second year landscape students: Wayne O'Neill and Paul Foley will feature gardens at Bloom in the Park 2014 which takes place over the June Bank Holiday weekend.

Open Day Wednesday 7 May 2014 from 2pm to 6pm

(30 Apr 2014)
SCD's last Open Day, in its Dun Laoghaire building on Eblana Avenue, took place on Wednesday 7 May from 2pm to 6pm. Visitors who came along found about the courses on offer and our exciting move to a new state-of-the-art premises in Blackrock village in June 2014!

SCD's Landscape Design Students Rise to the Challenge!

(30 Apr 2014)
SCD's Landscape students completed their end of year projects today with a formal presentation to South Dublin County Council.

SCD Landscape Design Student reaches final of Kilsaran Garden Design Competition

(26 Feb 2014)
Paul Foley, a second year Landscape Design student, is one of six finalists in the Kilsaran Garden Design competition. To read more, click on the title of this article.

SCD launches its new brochure!

(28 Jan 2014)
SCD's has just launched its new brochure, advertising courses commencing in September 2014, in its new campus in Blackrock village. Download the brochure from our website or call 01 - 2800385 for a copy.

John Lonergan, former Governor of Mounjoy Prison, visits SCD

(23 Jan 2014)
John Lonergan, former Governor of Mountjoy Prison, who retired in 2010, visited the Applied Psychology students in Senior College on Thursday, 16 January 2014, to speak to students about his experience of working in the prison service for over 40 years.

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Blackrock Further Education Institute
BFEI, Main Street, Blackrock, Co Dublin

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BFEI, Main Street, Blackrock, Co Dublin
Phone 00 353 1 2889717, Fax: 00 353 1 2783715, Email