What is FETAC?
FETAC is the Further Education and Training Awards Council, the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. It was set up as a statutory body on 11 June 2001 by the Minister for Education and Science under the Qualifications (Education & Training) Act, 1999. FETAC reports to the National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQAI) who manage the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).
FETAC gives people the opportunity to gain recognition for learning in education or training centres, in the work place and in the community. It has responsibility for making awards previously made by BIM, Fáilte Ireland (CERT), FÁS, National Council for Vocational Awards (NCVA) and Teagasc. Programmes leading to FETAC awards are offered nationwide by a wide range of providers in diverse settings. Further Education and Training Programmes are accredited by FETAC at six levels.
What is ITEC?
What is NEBDN?
The National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) was established in 1943 as the British Dental Nurses and Assistants Examining Board. NEBDN offers a wide range of certifications and qualifications, in addition to conducting examinations, with a view to advancing the education of dental nurses for the benefit of the public. NEBDN strives to ensure that all Dental Care Professionals (DCPs) have access to the highest quality learning opportunities.
NEBDN also offers several post registration qualifications for advancement in this field for dental nurses. This qualification has been approved by the Irish Dental Council for the purpose of registration and students can access numerous post graduate courses in Ireland.