Youthreach is an education and training programme aimed at unqualified early school leavers. It provides second-chance education geared to the specific needs of the individual. Youthreach also provides a safe, structured and supportive environment in which to learn. To join a Youthreach programme you must be unemployed, out of school and aged between 16 and 21 years. You will be paid an aged related training allowance (reduced rate of Jobseekers Allowance for 18-21 year olds does not apply to Youthreach trainees). There are no fees for Youthreach.
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