Continuing Education

CEAD, the Centre for Continuing Education in Art & Design at NCAD, provides part-time courses in art and design for adults and school-leavers who wish to explore their creative potential and learn new skills.

Want to study part-time at NCAD?

CEAD Open Day is on Saturday 24th February.
NCAD, 100 Thomas St, D8.
Find out how you can become a part-time student at NCAD.
Presentations, Q&A, meet the tutors, information on courses.

Image courtesy Leila Anglade VAP A/C 08

Applications for CEAD Summer 2018 programme of short courses open from 26th February 2018. 
Applications for CEAD Diploma, D+VI, P+DI certificates open from 28th May 2018.
Applications for CEAD VAP certificate, A/C modules open from 02nd July 2018.
Applications for CEAD Autumn non-credit courses open from 02nd July 2018.

Progression in art and design at CEAD

Apply for a CEAD course

CEAD Newsletter Spring 2018

image courtesy Irene O'Neill, CEAD graduate

CEAD Visiting Lecturer Series
Eithne Jordan and Caoimhe Kilfeather

The Diploma group invited visiting lecturers Eithne Jordan and Caoimhe Kilfeather to the college on Tuesday evening 13th February as part of the CEAD Visiting Lecturer series. 

Find out more about the Continuing Education VL series

More information on Eithne Jordan:

More information on Caoimhe Kilfeather:

CEAD Online Gallery

See the work of CEAD, NCAD part-time evening students.

About CEAD

The Centre for Continuing Education in Art and Design at NCAD provides opportunities for learning during the autumn and summer to over six hundred students each year. CEAD offers certificate and non-certificate options for students who choose to study part-time in an era of lifelong learning. CEAD aims to provide a diverse programme of courses offering flexible, quality learning opportunities, that enable access, support progression and transfer for students who wish to further their visual arts education.

All work displayed in the images on the Continuing Education section was produced by CEAD students


More information:

Tel: + 353 1 636 4214

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