Reach Programme

The Reach Programme is a one year course to introduce you to a wide range of subjects and further courses of study. It’s a starting point for all other courses on offer in Pearse College and beyond. You will look at a variety of subjects from Cultural studies and Health Related Fitness to Science and Computers.

Course modules

Health and Fitness
Personal Effectiveness
Food and Nutrition
English as a Second Language
Understanding Interculturalism
IT Skills
Work Experience

How do I get in?

This course is open to every one of all backgrounds and experience. Students will meet with the tutor and discuss their needs and suitability for the course. Students will also take an English test.

How long is the course?

The Reach Programme takes one year, 4 days a week.

What do I get out of it?

A QQI/FETAC Level 4 award.

Where can I go from here?

Many students who have completed this course of study have gone on to complete a Leaving Certificate or FETAC level 5 course. Some students have used this course as a basis to gain employment and others have gone on to courses in other colleges.

How do I apply?

Please click here and fill in our application form. We will be in touch with you shortly regarding an interview time and date.