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# Apprenticeship

Last year
2022
# job fairy
Accountancy apprenticeship programme to create 140 jobs
Applications are based in colleges in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Limerick, Monaghan, Waterford and Wicklow.
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# Apprenticeship
Employers will be paid more to take on women or lone parents as apprentices
Additional money will also be given to businesses that take on people with a disability, or are from direct provision as apprentices.
# Unemployed
Looking to upskill or retrain? New online portal launched for the unemployed, businesses and employees
Those on the PUP can sign up to courses without losing their payment.
# re-training
Scheme offering employers €3,000 to take on apprentices extended into next year
Minister Simon Harris is due to announce 10,000 places for upskilling today.
# booming
'I'm learning every day': Apprenticeships in Ireland are making a comeback
At the end of last year, the apprenticeship population was at about 13,000 and new registrations in 2018 are expected to reach over 6,000.
# house of cards
Would you like to work in Leinster House? A new apprenticeship programme could be on the way
Apprenticeships could be offered in parliamentary affairs, public administration and political communications.
Voices
CAO deadline: 'It's easy to forget about other options outside of this one, points-driven route to education'
Apprenticeships and traineeships must no longer be thought of as an alternative to traditional education, rather they must be viewed as viable and vibrant options within Ireland’s education system, writes Elisha Collier O’Brien.
# sponsored by nci
Thinking of changing careers? The financial sector is buzzing with opportunity
And you don’t need a degree to get a foot in the door.
# trades
Breakdown: Here's how many apprentices have been working in each trade since 2010
Across the board, overall numbers of apprentices in employment have risen since 2013.
# great gas altogether
The guys who own our gas lines are to offer their first apprenticeships in 30 years
They’ll initially be aimed at people who’ve just finished their Leaving Cert.
# jump around
Could ballet help kids learn maths, and prevent obesity?
One school says its kids love learning ballet.
# Unemployment
Back to work scheme to be proposed for Budget 2012
Joan Burton, Minister for Social Protection, today said she would be proposing a new return to work scheme in the upcoming budget.