CAO website enhanced


Minister Harris announces important changes as CAO website enhanced to include further education and training options - 5 November 2021

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today announced enhancements to the Central Applications Office (CAO) website to include Further Education and Apprenticeship options for school leavers.

The CAO website goes live today 12pm and for the first time options across the third level system will be visible to school leavers and other applicants from there. For more infomation go to

Please note: CAO is not currently accepting applications for further education courses or apprenticeships. For all queries and information about Further Education and Training or Apprenticeship options including a video on how to apply for a course go to:

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