Early School Leavers Programmes
...is a specially designated programme which provides basic training
for early school leavers between 15 to 18 years of age. The programme leads
to Foundation Level Certification, either through FÁS or the NCVA.
The training is full time and includes a training allowance, covers a range
of vocational skills, general education and work experience. On the attainment
of Foundation Level Certification, participants can advance to specific
skills training or higher vocational skills training.
... is available in over 100 locations through both a network of FÁS
funded Community Training Workshops and a network of VEC funded YOUTHREACH
Centres. To be eligible for YOUTHREACH, persons must be between 15 and
18 years of age.
Youthreach centres in Mayo
1) Location: Ballinrobe
Co-ordinator: Ms Margaret Kirrane
Telephone: 092 41117
2) Location: Kiltimagh
Co-ordinator: Mr Conor O'Reilly
Telephone: 094 81338
3) Location: Ballina
Co-ordinator: Mr Paul Large
Telephone: 096 71439
Youthreach Trainee Allowances
Adult Trainees Effective 24 May 1999
(Part time = 20 hours per week)
Trainee Travel Allowances are also available.