We are delighted to welcome you to DIFE, Ireland’s best Further Education college website and application portal.

Drogheda Institute of Further Education (DIFE) is the largest provider of PLC courses in the North East Region providing Further Education (FE) courses to school leavers and adults returning to education.

The centre was established in 2003 as a dedicated FE campus and has established itself as one of the leading FE colleges in the country in providing an alternative route to both higher education and employment.

DIFE has recently been awarded Best Further Education Provider and continue to lead by example in this growing sector, with a wide variety of Further Education and Training programmes across many disciplines available to learners. All courses are fully accredited, offer excellent pathways to higher education and/or employment and provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable experience in local and national industry sectors.

As a student of DIFE, you will be provided with the environment and the supports required to help you to excel and progress in the next stage of your career journey, whether directly to employment or progressing to higher education.