What is Youthreach?

Youthreach is a national second chance education and training programme for young people aged between 15 and 20 years who have left school with little or no qualifications. It seeks to provide young people with knowledge and skills to help them to reach their full potential and enable them the opportunity to progress to further education, training and employment.

Louth & Meath Education and Training Board have 8 Youthreach Centres across counties Meath and Louth. Each centre offers a wide variety of both accredited and non-accredited programmes, all delivered in caring, supportive and structured environments.   Programmes run from September to July each year with referrals accepted throughout the year.


Centre Programmes offered
Ardee Youthreach
Ashbourne Youthreach FETAC Level 3    FETAC Level 4
Drogheda Youthreach FETAC Level 3    FETAC Level 4    Leaving Certificate Applied
Dundalk Youthreach FETAC Level 3     Leaving Certificate Applied
Kells Youthreach FETAC Level 3    FETAC Level 4
Laytown/Bettystown Youthreach FETAC Level 3    FETAC Level 4     FETAC Level 5
Navan Foundation Centre FETAC Level 1    FETAC Level 2     FETAC Level 3    FETAC Level 4
Navan Progression Centre FETAC Level 5    Leaving Certificate Applied
Trim Quality Centre FETAC Level 1    FETAC Level 2    FETAC Level 3    FETAC Level 4      FETAC Level 5


Contact Details

Director of Further Education:  Sadie Ward McDermott
Tel: 042 93 39412