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Services – Youth Training Centre

  • FÁS Community Training Centre
  • Youthreach
  • FÁS Community Employment Scheme

The primary focus of these programmes is to provide education and training for people who do not or cannot avail of mainstream provision in these areas. Through a person-centred approach emphasis is placed on building and enhancing self-confidence, social skills and overall personal development. Courses provide a blend of academic learning and practical skills with the ultimate aim of enabling participants to progress to employment or further training.

Community Training Centre and Youthreach Programmes offer life-long learning and encourage development that leads to further education, training or employment.

Have you left school? Are you over 16?

Are you interested in:

  • Education and Training
  • Opportunities to gain Qualifications
  • Life Skills/Personal Support
  • Leisure Activities
  • Receiving a Training Allowance
  • Career Guidance
  • Preparation for Work

Clare Youth Service is a good place to start!

Get involved in&hellips;

  • Metalwork
  • Horticulture
  • Woodwork
  • Sports & Leisure Studies
  • Catering
  • FETAC Foundation Cert and Leaving Certificate Applied
  • Improving your Literacy Skills

Pre-entry Requirement:

  • Must be over 16 years & under 25 years
  • Registered with FÁS
  • No formal educational requirements needed


Participants receive a FÁS training allowance

16 years €75.70
17 years+ €94.60
Over 18 years €185.80

All allowances are based on full weekly attendance.