Youth Education and Training includes Youthreach programmes, delivered in our multi-campus College of FET locations and in Community Training Centres, as well as youth-related co-operation hours.

Youthreach programmes are full-time, operate year-round, and you can apply at any time of the year. There are no costs for the programmes and, if you are 16 years of age or more, you will receive a weekly training allowance, a meal allowance and a travel and childcare allowance (if applicable) while attending.

Programmes are co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Union.

Are you an early school leaver? 

Youthreach offers a flexible and inclusive learning experience, combining general education and skills training for young people. Gain qualifications, receive a training allowance, receive wraparound supports such as mentoring and improve your employment and progression opportunities. On successful completion of your programme, you are encouraged and supported to progress in your studies or to get employment. Click on the locations below to discover what’s on offer on your doorstep.
College of Further Education and Training, Kilmallock Road Campus
Kilmallock Road, Limerick City, V94 Y6H3

Programmes include:

Junior Cycle Includes Maths, English, History, Business Studies, Geography, Art, PE, Philosophy, Digital Media Literacy, Intro to ICT, SPHE
Leaving Certificate Applied Includes Maths, English, Social Education, Craft & Design, Leisure & Rec., Intro to ICT, Gaeilge, Modern Foreign Languages, Vocational Preparation Guidance, SPHE

Supports include: Mentoring, Music Generation & Counselling

For more information, talk to Declan on 061 578 112 or email declan.blackett@lcetb.ie
College of Further Education and Training, O’Connell Avenue Campus
O’Connell Avenue, Limerick, V94 W651

Programmes include:

Employability Skills QQI Level 3 Major Award
Junior Certificate Includes Maths, English, Art, Woodwork, Metalwork, History, Home Economics and Information Technology
Leaving Certificate Applied A practical programme focusing on preparation for employment
Leaving Certificate Includes English, Maths, Home Economics, History, Art, Construction Studies, Engineering and Biology

For more information, talk to Mark on 086 701 5992 or email mark.osullivan@lcetb.ie
College of Further Education and Training, Watch House Cross Campus
Watch House Cross, Kileely Road, Limerick, V94 P6DP

Programmes include:

General Learning QQI Level 3
Leaving Certificate Applied Includes Maths, Art, English, Graphics & Construction, Social Education, ICT, Craft & Design, Cookery, Woodwork

For more information, talk to Enda on 086 067 9363 or email enda.molony@lcetb.ie
College of Further Education and Training, Hospital Campus
Main Street, Hospital, County Limerick, V35 T2K0

Programmes include:

Junior Cycle
Leaving Certificate Applied
Transition Link Work Experience
Motor Technology QQI Level 5

For more information, talk to Lorraine on 087 727 8985 or email lorraine.oleary@lcetb.ie
College of Further Education and Training, Shanagolden Campus
Main Street, Shanagolden, County Limerick, V94 PX36

Programmes include:

Employability Skills QQI Level 3
Leaving Certificate Applied Includes English & Communications, French, Irish, SPHE, Mathematical Applications, Work Experience, Art/Craft & Design, Sport & Recreation, Culinary Skills, Information & Communications Technology

For more information, talk to Trevor on 086 780 7555 or email trevor.lovell@lcetb.ie
College of Further Education and Training, Ennis Campus
Clonroad Business Park, Clon Road, Ennis, County Clare, V95 KT95

Programmes include:

Employability Skills QQI Level 3
General Learning Year 1A QQI Level 4
General Learning Year 1B QQI Level 4
General Learning Year 2 QQI Level 4

For more information, talk to Eddie on 087 612 3082 or email eddie.keane@lcetb.ie
College of Further Education and Training, Kilrush Campus
Cooraclare Road, Kilrush, County Clare, V15 VX36

Programmes include:

Employability Skills QQI Level 3
General Learning QQI Level 4
Other Certification Safe Pass, Manual Handling, First Aid, Safe Food, Barista Training, Work Experience, Sport, Exercise & Fitness

For more information, talk to Declan on 086 464 4780, 065 905 2144, or email declan.farmer@lcetb.ie
College of Further Education and Training, Tuamgraney Campus
Áras Bhriain Bhórú, Main Street, Tuamgraney, County Clare, V94 E6CX

Programmes include:

General Learning QQI Level 4
includes Biology, Maths, IT, Horticulture, Communications, Work Experience, Drawing, Teamworking, Health-Related Fitness, Music

For more information, talk to Liam on 086 859 2428 or email liam.keane@lcetb.ie
Limerick Youth Service
Lower Glentworth Street,
Limerick, V94 YF95
Clare Youth Service
Carmody Street, Ennis,
County Clare, V95 CY05

Programme Spotlight

Motor Technology Traineeship

QQI Level 5 Major Award

This 11-month traineeship will provide you with job-specific skills including diagnostic, maintenance and installation procedures on electronic and mechanical components used in the motor technology industry. Training will take place at our College of Further Education and Training, Hospital Campus, County Limerick.  A 2-month work placement in partnership with the local tech industry is provided as part of this programme.

Progression / Employment Opportunities

On successful completion, you will receive a QQI Level 5 Major Award in Motor Technology. You will be equipped with skills to gain employment in a number of roles in the local motor industry. This programme is also an ideal pathway to a QQI Level 6 Apprenticeship in Motor Mechanics.

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