Adult Literacy Service

infographic for Adult LiteracyWhat We Do

The Adult Literacy Service helps adults, whose first language is English, to improve their basic skills such as:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Spelling
  • Maths for everyday life
  • Technology

Adult literacy classes will help you to improve your reading, writing, basic maths and computer skills. For example:

  • Helping your child with their homework
  • Using maths in your everyday life
  • Getting to grips with technology
  • Filling in forms
  • Breaking down information in documents
  • Learning how you learn

Classes are small and tailored to the needs of the learner. The service aims to provide a friendly and respectful atmosphere. Students are supported to work toward QQI Certification and progress to more advanced courses if they wish.


All courses are free to all students.


All courses takes place both in Balbriggan and Swords.