Admissions Information

Admissions for the academic year 2020/2021 are now open

Applications are only accepted online

Five Step Admissions Process 2020/2021

Step 1 - Application

Apply online

No application fee charged

Step 2 - Offer

You will be notified by the college with an offer of a course place.

Step 3 - Acceptance of Place

You must secure your course place by paying €40 non-refundable acceptance fee (only payable online) and submitting additional required data through your individual online account.

Step 4 - Registration

This is done through your online account.  This involves paying your course fees and uploading all relevant documentation on or before Friday 28th August 2020.


Documentation to be uploaded to individual online account includes:

Birth Certificate or passport

Medical Card (in date)

Student Grant letter

Proof of VTOS or BTEA

Relevant qualifications i.e. Leaving Certificate results or QQI transcript or Degree transcript


Non - payment of fees on or before Friday 28th August 2020 may result in your place being offered to another applicant. Once all fees have been paid and all documentation has been received, you are deemed to be fully registered and enrolled.  No applications will be accepted after the 30th September 2020.


Step 5 - Induction

Attend for induction and commence the course



Download related PDFs below for more information:

1. Admissions Policy

2. Admissions Applications and Admissions Procedures

3. Admissions Appeals Policy

4. Admissions Code of Practice

5. DFEi Fee Refund Request Form

6. DFEi Programme Fee Payment and Refund Policy 

7. DFEi Supplementary Application Form

8. Information for Learners with Disabilities, Health Conditions and/or Specific Learning Difficulties

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