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Educating for success 
in a changing world 

Back To Education Allowance (BTEA)

The Back to Education Allowance Scheme allows eligible applicants to return to full time education on 2nd and 3rd level programmes. People qualify in different ways, depending on their age and personal situation. 

Post Leaving Certificate Programmes (1 year) BTEA applicants must be aged 21 years and over. Applicants may apply for any PLC course in Colaiste Ide. For further information on eligibility, programmes or entry requirements please contact:

Deirdre Finneran
VTOS Coordinator
T 01 8443252 or 01 8342333
Local Deptartment of Social Protection