Find a course

  • Clear search

Youthreach Ballyshannon Employability Skills and General Learning

Apply Here Print
Course Code:
QQI - Level 3/4

Course Aim

The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to develop the relevant knowledge, skill and competence in a broad range of personal skills which enable personal development and active citizenship, and/or to progress to employment and/or further education or training.

Course Content
English And Communications Level 4
Computer Applications
Fina Art Painting
Functional Maths
Health Related Fitness
IT Skills
Personal & Interpersonal Development
Team Working
Work Experience

On completion of a Youthreach programme, students will have the skills and competency to complete tasks and processes, to deal with choices and decision making and to recognise personal talents, abilities and interests.

Students complete a two year programme consisting of General Learning Level 2, Employability Skills Level 3 and General Learning 4 (if applicable). Work experience/placement is part of the Level 3 and Level 4 programmes only.


Education: Applicants should have a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 3 when accessing a Level 4 programme. Applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education although no formal qualifications are required.
Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work under direction with some ability to work on their own initiative.

Additional Information:

While attending a Youthreach programme you will receive a weekly training allowance (currently €45 per week for those aged 16 and 17 years and €208 per week for those aged 18+ years), a meal allowance and a travel allowance if applicable. Youthreach is a full-time, two year programme.

Saved Courses

      No Courses Saved