Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Kickstart your learning journey today!

ABE Programme Overview

Our Adult Basic Education (ABE) service provides free and confidential support to improve your literacy skills in a friendly and supportive learning environment. Learn at your own pace in a one to one or small group setting. Courses are designed to meet each person’s ability and aimed at supporting people to return to learning. 

  • Learn at your own pace in a friendly, informal atmosphere
  • Classes at flexible times
  • One to one tuition or small learning groups
  • Classes are free and confidential
Classes are for adults who:
  • Are over 16 years of age and who are not in full-time education
  • Need to brush up on skills such as reading, writing, math, numeracy and computers
  • Want to up-skill or re-skill for work
  • Would like to gain confidence
  • Work towards a recognised QQI certificate, if desired


    Newbridge ABE is located on Station Road which is within a short distance of the busy town of Newbridge and all the amenities and opportunities it has to offer. The centre is in close proximity to the train station and bus stop. 

    Newbridge Further Education and Training Centre

    2nd Floor, Áras Sláinte, Station Rd, Newbridge, Co. Kildare, W12 XD45.

    Kickstart your learning journey today!

    For further information please contact:

    Roy Brennan | Adult Literacy Organiser

    045 448 512 | 087 666 7367