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# apprenticeships - Monday 5 August, 2019

# apprenticeships - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Butcher, bar manager, wind turbine engineer - just some of the apprenticeships on offer this year

The qualification you receive at the end of it ranges from level 5 to level 10 on the national framework of qualifications.

# apprenticeships - Monday 8 October, 2018

Almost 8,000 people under the age of 26 are in long-term unemployment

The National Youth Council of Ireland has called for a €22m investment to resolve the issue.

# apprenticeships - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Trade union unanimously votes to launch campaign to get more women involved in apprenticeships

It said more must be done to get women into the trade.

# apprenticeships - Monday 23 July, 2018

'800 million people globally could be made redundant by technology over the next ten years'

Partnering with the big technology companies to implement a digital apprenticeship scheme would be game changing for Ireland’s economic prospects, writes Gary Gannon.

# apprenticeships - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Behind the scenes with an Aer Lingus apprentice

The airline is doubling its normal intake of new recruits.

# apprenticeships - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Back booming: Almost 3,000 building apprentices predicted for this year

There were 650 construction apprenticeships in 2010 – that rose to 2,271 last year.

# apprenticeships - Monday 30 October, 2017

Dublin City Council to re-introduce apprenticeship schemes for plumbers, electricians in 2018

There will be only 15 positions next year, but it is hoped that number will increase substantially in 2019.

# apprenticeships - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'There's still a stigma around apprenticeships. People look down on you'

This perception of apprenticeships as a back-up plan compared to university is one that is changing. We talk to 4 young apprentices.

# apprenticeships - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

"Employers are losing out" - why are less than 1% of state apprenticeships being taken by women?

Just 52 of them in fact. But is there more than just gender stereotypes behind the exclusion of women from so many established professions?

# apprenticeships - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Looking for work? ESB is taking on up to 100 apprentices this year Job Fairy This post contains videos

Looking for work? ESB is taking on up to 100 apprentices this year

The majority of the apprenticeships will be electrical with a small number HGV mechanic apprenticeships.

# apprenticeships - Friday 26 June, 2015

Irish Rail is looking for a woman (several, preferably)

The rail operator is hiring new apprentices.

# apprenticeships - Monday 23 February, 2015

Looking for work? ESB is hiring 300 apprentices

They will be taken on over the next five years.

# apprenticeships - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

German employers are struggling to fill positions for 120,000 apprentices

There’s even a flashy new TV advert portraying craftspeople as attractive super-heroes, in an attempt to entice people in the roles.

# apprenticeships - Friday 11 October, 2013

Column: This is how to tackle youth unemployment

A European Youth Guarantee would see young people secure an offer of employment, continued education or apprenticeship within four months of becoming unemployed or leaving education, writes Emer Costello.