Admission Policy: Full-Time Courses 

Crumlin College of Further Education is a well-established College providing full-time & part-time courses. The College operates under the authority of the City of Dublin Education & Training Board CDETB). All enrolments are subject to the regulations and policies of the CDETB and all applications received will be treated in a fair and equal manner.

College Admissions Policy:

All enrolments are subject to the regulations & policies (including Admissions Policy) of the City of Dublin Education & Training Board (CDETB) and the Crumlin College Admissions Policy. These are on display & available in the College. Places will be offered upon successful completion of interviews. This offer of a place will also be subject to all entry requirements of a particular course being satisfied in full. All applications received will be treated in a fair and equal manner. In exceptional circumstances, the College reserves the right to refuse enrolment.

Application Procedure:

Applications can be made directly to the College Admissions Office from January to September.

Application Requirements:

All Applications, postal or personal, must include the following:

  1. Completed official application form - available from the College Admissions Office.
  2. PPS Number.
  3. Copy of most recent school report or examination results (non-returnable).
    Note: Junior Cert results are not acceptable.
  4. Two passport photographs (non-returnable).

Fees / Charges:

There are no tuition fees for Irish & EU Nationals. However, a registration charge is payable & where applicable, membership & exam fees. Students will be notified of the requirements in relation to textbooks, equipment or uniforms when they have been offered a place. Non-EU Nationals are charged fees as set down by the Department of Education & Science - details of these are available from the College.

Specific Entry Requirements:

There may be specific entry requirements for some courses and these are clearly outlined on this website.


  • Syllabus A, B or C accepted, except where otherwise stated.
  • Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA) is acceptable as an entry requirement on the majority of Courses, except where otherwise stated.¬†
  • English Language Test - Applicants who do not have English as their first language may be asked to take this test to ascertain whether they will benefit from participation on a particular course. This English Language Test will be in addition to the minimum entry requirements as outlined for each course.

Mature Students

  • Students are considered to be mature if they are 21 years of age or over. They must be 21 on or before 1 September in the year of entry.

Students with Educational Needs

  • Crumlin College has a Social Equality Admissions Policy & welcomes applications from students with educational needs. The College will try to provide appropriate supports and services for all students accessing our courses, resources permitting. Therefore, students should provide information about any specific requirements necessary to successfully participate on a course.

V.T.O.S. Day Courses (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme)

The College provides an opportunity for unemployed adults who are eligible under the VTOS Scheme to avail of any of the full-time day courses as per listings. Entry is subject to interview.

Admissions FAQ

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How to find us

Crumlin College of Further Education, Crumlin Road, Dublin 12

+353 1 454 0662