Broadest range of Further Education courses in the South-East

Waterford CFE courses open up direct employment opportunities

Waterford CFE courses can provide access to 3rd level education

FETAC registered programmes leading to (QQI) awards

Contact Information

You can contact us by mail or phone or simply fill out the enquiry here.

Address: Waterford College of Further Education, Parnell Street, Waterford.

Telephone Number: (051) 874053

Application Fee

An application fee of €25 will apply


• There are no tuition fees payable to the College by EU Nationals. However, students should budget for the cost of examinations, textbooks and materials. Non-EU Nationals who do not meet the exemption requirements are liable for the full tuition fee as per instructions of the Department of Education and Skills.

• Department of Education and Skills Contribution Fee is payable on registration (non-refundable).

• College registration fee / student services fee of is payable on registration. This consists of a a non-refundable Fee (50% refund available before 31st October for early leavers.)

Additional course fees may apply – see relevant course descriptor page.

• Some exemptions are available on above costs.

Please Note: All postal orders or bank drafts should be made payable to “WWETB”.

QQI Exam Fee is payable on registration for all learners.

Student Grants

If you think you are eligible for the student grant, you should apply through the website:

If you have any queries contact 0761 0878 74 or email:

Back to Education Allowance

If you are unemployed, parenting alone or have a disability and getting certain payments from the Department of Social Protection or signing for credits, you may be eligible for the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA). Information is available from the Department of Social Protection.


The College is located in the City Centre, close to the City Bus and Train Station. A public car park is available approximately three minutes walk from the college.

Wholetime Class Hours

9:15am – 4:30pm

School Liasion


School Visits: WCFE are happy to visit your school to give information on our courses and facilities. To book contact

Career Exhibitions: WCFE participates in many career exhibitions within the region.

Open Day: WCFE Open day will take place every annually.  Please check back to this site for updates.