Youthreach & Youthreach Progression

“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.


Who is this service/programme aimed at?
The programme is aimed at young people between the ages of 16 and 20 years of age who may have no or low formal certification. (15 year olds will be considered under exceptional circumstances)


Brief description of this service/programme
Youthreach is an education, training, and work programme for early school leavers. It offers support to young people to help them identify what they would like to do in adult life and allows them to gain a certificate. It provides QQI level 3 and 4 courses, as well as the Leaving Certificate Applied programme. In exceptional cases, specific learning programmes are delivered. Built into the youthreach programme are supports such as Counselling and Advocacy and also provides the opportunity for Work Experience and progression to further education provision. It operates on a full time basis and takes in new learners all year round.


Is a learner required to pay fees to participate?  If yes please give details


How do I access this service?
The service can be accessed directly through our Youthreach centres, please see contact details below. An application and interview will be arranged after initial contact.


For Services which offer a variety of programmes, please give the list of programmes on offer and their accreditation levels
  • QQI Levels 3 and 4
  • Leaving Certificate Applied
  • Relevant personal development courses
  • Gaisce
  • NALA Writeon


Please give details of any allowances a service user will receive, (if any) for attending particular programmes
  • Under 18 year old students: €45
  • Over 18 year old students: €203
  • A small travel and meal allowance may be applicable


Contact: Youthreach Centres 
Youthreach Progression TEMPLEMORE
Address: Youthreach Centre,
Old Vocational School,
Co. Tipperary.
Roscrea Education Centre,
Old Dublin Road,
Co. Tipperary.
Céim Eile,
Templemore College
Co. Tipperary
Telephone: 062-75225 0505-22481 0504-32166
Fax: 00353 62 75225 00353 505 23349 00353 504 31544
Co-ordinator: Joanne Barry Bernadette Daly David Young
Administration: Corina Mullally