About Festina Lente

Festina Lente provides a range of equestrian, horticultural and community based learning, leisure, training, recreational and employment services. All activities conform either to the standards for Adult Day Services and prevocational training as set out by the Health Services Executive, Social Enterprises as set out by the Department of Social Protection, Vocational Training as set out by the Department of Education and Skills and Equestrian Centre management as set out by and Association of Irish Riding Establishment and activities relating to all other relevant and statutory requirements.



Other Further Education and PLC Courses

Advanced Certificate in Animal Healthcare

This course is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and the skills to work in a variety of areas within the Animal Health Care sector, or to progress to Higher Education through the Higher Education Links Scheme. Learners will study core areas of Animal Health Care and are enabled[...]

Horsemanship and Equine Business QQI Level 5

Horsemanship and Equine Business Business with Equine 5M2102 / Science with Equine 5M3807 This new one-year course will prepare students for the ever expanding Irish equine industry and provide students with the knowledge and skills relating to the horse industry. The education and training on this course works to enable[...]

Transition Training Programme

This is a three year HSE funded rehabilitative training programme which aims to provide trainees with a range of vocational and leisure related experiences. After the three years trainees will be able to make a well informed choice regarding further training or employment. On this programme you will complete a[...]

Animal Care and Grooming QQI Level 5

Animal Care and Grooming Animal Care 5M2768 This one-year course is designed to give students an introduction to the world of animal care and grooming. This course is designed to provide a combination of practical and theoretical tuition in all aspects of the animal care industry. It provides a hands-on,[...]