How to Apply

Learner completing application form

Applying for a course

Please note:

  • We are currently planning our future course dates and welcome enquiries from interested learners.

DCU Ability works with learners who are aged between 18 and 29 years old, and have a disability.
If you would like to do a DCU Ability course, please fill in the ‘I want to do the course’ form, and email it to mary.petrie@dcu.ie  
You can find this form here: 

'I want to do the course' form


Here is some more information about applying for our different courses:
  1. Please fill in the ‘I want to do the course’ form and email this to mary.petrie@dcu.ie
  2. The DCU Ability team will email you to talk about the course and the registration process for the course.
  3. Learners meet with the DCU Ability team on Zoom during ‘Welcome Week’ of the course.
  1. Please fill in the ‘I want to do the course’ form and email this to mary.petrie@dcu.ie
  2. The DCU Ability team will contact you to set up a visit to the learner’s school, day service or training centre to meet with the learner, and discuss the course.
  3. After the visit, learners visit DCU to tour the campus and meet the DCU Ability team.
  1. DCU Ability learners who have completed the ‘Introduction to Work’ course, or the ‘Works for Me’ campus-based course can apply to be part of the DCU Ability ‘Next Steps’ programme.
  2. Please note places are limited, please email mary.petrie@dcu.ie to register your interest in this programme.