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Athlone Training Centre Facilities


Longford Westmeath Education Training Board Athlone Training Centre is committed to delivering an extensive range of training courses to its clients. Athlone Training Centre is centrally located in Garrycastle, Athlone Co Westmeath and offers full-time, part-time and blended learning courses. The Training Centre provides courses in areas such as Information Communication Technology, Social Media, Health Care, Construction, Engineering, Health and Beauty and Software Development. The Training Centre constantly reviews its courses to ensure they are up to date with current standards and works with industry to ensure they meet market needs.

Athlone Training Centre has the following Facilities:

  • Modern equipment.
  • Modern Classrooms.
  • Fully equipped Welding areas.
  • Fully equipped Hair Salon.
  • Fully equipped Engineering area.
  • Fully equipped Electrical area.
  • Fully equipped Carpentry area.
  • Fully equipped Plumbing area.
  • Fully equipped Motor area.
  • Canteen
  • Conference room facilities.
  • Car Park.
  • Occupational Health Room.
  • Free Bus Service to the Centre from a number of pre-determined routes (Day courses in centre only, please contact the Training centre for a full bus route schedule).
  • Approved Pearson Vue, Prodigy, City and Guilds Testing Centre. Whether a current registered leaner with the Athlone Training Centre or studying independently the Testing Centre is available for your use.


Athlone Training Centre has excellent canteen facilities with a varining choice of dishes each day. The canteen provides full brealfast and lunch and snack services from 9:30am to 2:30pm each week day.

Tea and coffee making facilites are available from 8:00am to 9:00pm Moday through Thursday and 8:00am to 5pm on Friday.


Athlone Training Centre as part of Longford Westmeath Education Training Board (LWETB) is one of the few training centre which has in-house full time Occupation Health Nurse available durning the day.

BUS Service

Free Bus Service to the Centre from a number of pre-determined routes are available for day courses in centre only, please contact the Training centre for a full bus route schedule or click here to download the time table.


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  • "The ITSS course in Athlone gave me the skills and confidence to apply for and get these positions, but also to be successful in them. I would highly recommend this course for anybody changing careers or starting out in IT"

    Karl, Ibub, recent ITSS Trainee, Athlone Training Centre

  • "The tutors were very encouraging, obliging and approachable at all times. Today I am working in Athlone Castle, in a position I am greatly enjoying, due to the help I received from the Staff in the Athlone Training Centreā€

    Fiona, Athlone Castle, recent Office Administration Trainee, Athlone Training Centre

  • "The pneumatic module was very beneficial to me as I had never worked with pneumatics before and now I am grateful because I work with electrical and pneumatic controlled robots everyday. This, along with my now broadened knowledge of working with PLC's is what landed me the opportunity of a life time"

    Colm, Working in Canada, recent Industrial Automation Trainee, Athlone Training Centre

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