Adult Educational Guidance Service

What does the Adult Education Guidance Service Offer?

The AEGS helps people to make informed education, career and life choices by providing impartial and confidential Guidance Counselling, Information and Support to adults in relation to their education, training and career options.

You can meet with a professional Adult Educational Guidance Counsellor or Adult Guidance Information Officer in a confidential setting to discuss your education and training needs.

Our Service is:

Free of charge


Friendly and supportive

Dedicated to enabling people  to realise their full potential in life


Who is the Service for?

The service is for adults who:

Are uncertain about your future?

Are considering returning to or continuing with education.

Are having difficulty in finding or keeping suitable employment due to a lack of appropriate education qualifications.

Wish to explore new forms of further education and training.

Contact Us: or in to explore your options.

Our Ethos

The Adult Education Guidance Service provides a range of services and activities which are underpinned by a code of principles which include accessibility, appropriateness, and responsibility, integration, quality standards of service, team approach, transparency and complaints handling.


“Guidance facilitates people throughout their lives to manage their own educational, training, occupational, personal, social and life choices so that they reach their full potential and contribute to the development of a better society”.

National Guidance Forum 2007

Mayo Adult Educational Guidance Service:

MSL ETB Further Education
and Training Centre,
Lucan St, Castlebar, Co Mayo.
Phone: 094 9035814.

Sligo Adult Educational Guidance Service:

MSL ETB Office,
Quay St, Sligo,
Co Sligo.
Phone: 071 9138411.

Leitrim Adult Educational Guidance Service:

MSL ETB Office,
St Georges Tce,
Carrick on Shannon, Co Leitrim.
Phone 071 9621371 or 086 7743329.