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.

The CEAD office has moved!
We are now in the NCAD Admissions area behind reception.
Our office hours open to the public remain the same, 10am to 1pm daily.
If the NCAD reception desk is closed and you can't access the Admissions area, please feel free to call us on our usual number, 6364214, and we will come to meet you.
More information: email

The Centre for Continuing Education in Art and Design at NCAD provides opportunities for learning during the autumn and summer. Several hundred students attend CEAD courses 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, which offer flexible, quality learning opportunities, that enable access, support progression and transfer for students who wish to further their visual arts education.

More information:

Tel: + 353 1 636 4214