COURSES AND FACILITIES
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Our Leaving Certificate is run in one year. It is ideally targeted at a young person that may have left school after 5th year and just needs to complete their final year. We offer 6 subjects and primarily at foundation or ordinary level, but we can accommodate higher level depending on the student.
QQI EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS
The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to develop the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to use a range of skills and tools, under direction and with limited autonomy, related to seeking employment or in employment. It enables the learner to develop personal qualities and strengths to make informed choices to pursue a range of employment opportunities or to progress to further education or training.
LEAVING CERT APPLIED
This is a two year programme, which continues the learner’s social and personal development. It also provides a range of educational, training and work experience options to enable the learners to have the knowledge, skills and confidence to enhance their ability to progress to further education, training and employment.
Other Programmes Delivered
Is an adolescent health and information project run by an external agency. The project workers deliver programmes at the centre and learners also attend the project.
Basic First Aid makes learners more aware of safety, health and welfare issues and provides training in dealing with minor injuries etc.
This is a Health / Safety and Welfare programme for learners before they go out on work placement.
A summer programme is organised every year. In this programme the learners participate in new activities and educational trips. Learners can choose from Horticultural or Sports related activities.
Code of Discipline
At Waterford Youthreach we aim to maintain a safe and orderly place where learners and teachers can learn and work together in an atmosphere of co-operation and mutual respect. A high standard of conduct consistent with our Code of Discipline is expected from all learners. Courtesy and good manners must be the norm when dealing with all involved in the Centre.
A copy of the Code of Discipline will be given to you during the introduction.