Established in 2013 under the Further Education and Training Act​​​ Solas is an agency of the Department of Education and Skills and are governed by a Board​. SOLAS have been tasked with building the identity and values of a world-class, integrated Further Education and Training sector that is responsive to the needs of learners and the requirements of a changed and changing economy.

SOLAS also manages the National Apprenticeship system  the MOMENTUM programme, EGFeCollege, Safepass a​nd the Construction Skills Certification Scheme.

For further information on the various initiatives available please contact SOLAS directly.