Open Learning Centre
Address: Ilac Centre, Henry Street, Dublin 1. D01 DY80
Area: Central Area
Telephone: + 353 1 8734333 (ext. 4)
Loc8 Code: NP6-30-9CJ
Monday to Thursday: 10.00am - 8.00pm
Friday, Saturday: 10.00am - 5.00pm
Holiday Arrangements (incl. Bank Holidays)
Bus: all buses for city centre. Access the Dublin Bus timetable.
Dart: Tara Street Station and Connolly Station. Access the DART timetable.
LUAS: Jervis (Red Line). Access the Luas timetable.
Dublin Bikes: Parnell St (no. 31), Jervis St (no. 40), Prince's Street/O'Connell Street (no. 33)
SEE MAP BELOW.
The Open Learning Centre located in the Central Library offers a wide range of computer and language self learning courses.
This location is wheelchair accessible, and an induction loop system for use with hearing aids is available.
- Computer and language self learning courses - all courses should be booked in advance
- 110 languages on CD ROM through 30 interface languages
- uTALK, online language learning
- Microsoft Imagine Academy, online computer learning
- A Certificate of Completion is awarded when a minimum of 50 hours study has been completed. For language, the hours required are as follows: Beginner level - 50 hours, Intermediate and Upper Intermediate levels - 70 hours, Advanced and Expert levels - 90 hours.
- Stock of reference books for learning English: includes materials for IELTS, Cambridge First Certificate and Advanced/Proficiency Certificate. Books on Business English and English for Work as well as TOEIC and TOEFL books. Plus a small stock of books on teaching English.
- ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) version 5 on CD-ROM
- Microsoft Academy and testing centre, we offer 400 courses free of charge, and free exams for Microsoft Office Specialist
- Typing instruction (self learn)
- Internet for beginners (self learn)
- Driver Theory Test instruction (self-learning on CD-ROM)
- Programme of Informal conversation exchanges
- Foreign language newspapers and magazines
- Exhibitions / lectures / workshops / demonstrations
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