BTEA (Back to Education Allowance)

BTEA (Back to Education Allowance)

The Back to Education Allowance scheme (BTEA) is an educational opportunities scheme for persons in receipt of certain social welfare payments wishing to pursue second or third level courses of education subject to meeting the qualifying conditions.

The objective is to raise educational and skills levels to enable them to better access to emerging labour market needs in line with the Government’s activation strategy set out in Pathways to Work.

The Back to Education Programme provides income support to DSP customers to undertake a range of education and training options with the aim of improving labour market opportunities.

Back to Education Allowance (BTEA) Provides certain categories of DSP customers with income support to complete a full-time course of study

 

http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Back-to-Education-Allowance-Scheme.aspx (25/11/16)