CDETB (City of Dublin Education Training Board) is the regional education and training authority that operates and administers a large proportion of secondary education, most further and adult education, and a growing number of primary education schools in Dublin. CDETB fund 100% of Community Training Centre operations. An annual business plan is prepared by the Board and Management of the CTC and is submitted to CDETB every October / November. The activities and programmes the CTC expects to deliver the following year are outlined and costed in this plan. Following consultation with all stakeholders the business plan is then approved and a budget allocated to fund the programme for the year.