Section 1: Enrolment and payment of fees

1a. Students may enrol in the following ways:


Online using laser, credit or visa debit card 

  • Debit card payments are subject to a processing fee of 45 cents
  • Credit card payment are subject to a processing fee of 1.5%
  • All payments to be made by card or cheque. No cash payments accepted in person on enrolment days and nights as per advertisements.

Through an employer (students require covering letter and employer will be invoiced for fee)


1b. Places may not be booked without payment of fee


1c. Bank card number and expiry date required on all cheque payments


1d. Students must give contact details on enrolment to facilitate the college contacting them when required e.g. class cancellation


1e. Students enrolling on certified courses must give details of the following to facilitate exam entry. Failure to do so will mean students cannot be enrolled for examinations and assessment


PPS number

Date of birth 

Medical card number and expiry date if applicable

Confirmation of reading and accepting terms and conditions



1f. Students intending to undertake Leaving Certificate examinations must contact the State Examinations Commission at commencement of course. LMETB is not responsible for registering students for Leaving Certificate examinations.


1g. Some courses may incur additional costs e.g. examination fees and/or class materials 


Section 2: Refund policy

2a. Programmes must be self-financing.  For a class to begin there must be a minimum number of participants. If a class does not go ahead participants will be notified as soon as possible and given a choice of transferring to a different course or a full refund.


2b. No refunds are payable under any circumstances once the course commences. No refunds will be issued if students fail coursework due to weak communication skills or lack of attendance.


2c. LMETB allows a 20% discount for those in receipt of social welfare. A completed social welfare discount form must be furnished in order to process discount. To download a social welfare discount form for your chosen Night Class Centre click here

No Social Welfare refunds will be processed once a class is finished.


2d.  All refunds due made to card payment was made. All cheque payments due refund will be by cheque.


Section 3: Enrolment and start dates

3a. Enrolment and start dates are advertised on and in the local media. Students should make themselves aware of these dates. 


3b. Our policy on enrolment is ‘first come, first served’. Some classes may be subject to maximum numbers. All perspective students must satisfy themselves that they have sufficient communication skills to successfully complete assessment requirements.



Section 4: Examinations

4a. It is the responsibility of each student submitting work for examination to:


To be able to complete assignments through English

Be aware of course assessment requirements 

To submit course work on time 

To have all coursework clearly labelled with name, date or birth and PPS number

Have paid examination fee (where paid separately) 



Section 5: Special course requirements

5a. Garda vetting may be necessary for some courses. Students are responsible for accurately filling forms on the first night of course for submission to the Garda Vetting office by LMETB.


5b. Some courses require students to undertake work experience. Students are responsible for securing placements. Insurance and letter of introduction are available from night class office.


5c. Some courses have special requirements e.g. most QQI level 6 courses require students to have successfully completed level 5 or equivalent. Other courses require students to be already working in a particular field e.g. supervisory management (healthcare) requires students be working in a health care setting.


The information herein is correct going to press. LMETB reserve the right to amend any information on this website or to cancel any course without notice.

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