If you’re aged between 16 to 20 years and you left school early and would like to get guidance, training and work experience and qualifications, Youthreach may be for you.

Youthreach is all about your personal development, and training and education and each centre offers a safe and supportive place for you to go to learn.

Youthreach is co-funded by the Irish Government, the European Social Fund and the Youth Employment Initiative as part of the ESF Programme for Employability Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.

What Kind Of Programmes Are Available?

Youthreach offers a wide range of training and education for young people, with many leading to QQI awards. SEN (Special Education Needs) Programme may be available for young people who have been assessed as having multiple learning difficulties.

How To Join A Youthreach Programme

To join a Youthreach programme you must be unemployed, out of school and aged between 16 and 20 years. If you are 16 years or over, you will be paid an age-related training allowance. Youthreach programmes run all year round with a continuous intake, so you can join a programme at any time.

For further information on DDLETB Youthreach Centres, contact the Co-ordinator of your local Centre by clicking on one of the links below:

Quality Assurance

Youthreach courses are quality assured.

Click here to read information on our Quality Assurance policies and procedures.