Thurles Youth Development Project / Thurles Community Training Centre


Thurles Community Training Centre
Cabra Road
Co. Tipperary
E41 Y6V0

Thurles Community Training Centre (CTC) provides QQI Level 3 and 4 courses for Early School Leavers.

Thurles CTC provides courses in Catering, Computer and Office Skills, Hairdressing and Woodwork & Home Decoration to young people who have not completed their Junior Cert or Leaving Cert. In addition to QQI courses, it also offers Counselling Support and Literacy Support services.

Courses are two years in duration with a minimum of 25 hours attendance per week. A training allowance is available to learners on the programme. Learners can also avail of a travel and meal allowance.

Eligibility: Early School Leavers, aged 16 – 21 years, who have left or completed school without successfully passing their Leaving Certificate. Open to all abilities.

Referrals: Self-referrals; Referrals from Department of Social Protection, Tipperary Education & Training Board (TETB) and Post Primary Schools

Opening Times

Mon-Thurs, 9 – 5 p.m.; Friday, 9 – 2 p.m.

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