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What are your interests?

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Social

The Social person's interests focus on interacting with the people in their environment. In all cases, the Social person enjoys the personal contact with other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.

Introducing Apprenticeships

An Apprenticeship is a programme of formal education and training. It combines learning in your place of work, with learning in an education or training centre. On successful completion of a number of phases of training, apprentices become recognised craftspeople or professionals.

Ireland has a long history of providing apprenticeships. Up until recently, most of these were focused in the Construction, Manufacturing and Motor industries, and include Carpenters, Bricklayers, and Motor mechanics. These are often referred to as the traditional Craft Apprenticeships.

Apprenticeships

Since 2016 the range of industries covered by apprenticeships has grown significantly. You now have a choice of taking apprenticeships from industries such as Computer & ICT, MedTech, Insurance, Finance, Accountancy, Logistics and Hospitality sectors. And the good news is that more apprenticeships are being developed all the time!

You can explore the various apprenticeships currently available using our CareerExplorer, where you can view details on all apprenticeships, and even check out those that are in development and expected to be available soon. Details such as the course content, training involved, and links to where the vacancies are advertised are all contained in each of the 50+ Apprenticeship profiles available.

We encourage you to watch some of the many videos we have collected for you to get a real feel for what apprenticeships have to offer - it's always best to hear directly from those who have done their apprenticeship!

Further details about apprenticeships can be found on the official apprenticeship website, apprenticeship.ie

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Liberty Insurance Announce 120 New Jobs For Cavan
Liberty Insurance Announce 120 New Jobs For Cavan
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Higher Options 2019
Higher Options 2019
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Is a Motor Apprenticeship for you? Take this questionnaire and find out!
Is a Motor Apprenticeship for you? Take this questionnaire and find out!
Posted by SIMI
Why an apprenticeship in the Insurance Sector might be the way forward for school leavers
Why an apprenticeship in the Insurance Sector might be the way forward for school leavers
Posted by Insurance
2,703 CAO Round 2 offers issued
2,703 CAO Round 2 offers issued
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CIT School of Mechanical Electrical Engineering & Process to host Logistics Associate Apprenticeship
CIT School of Mechanical Electrical Engineering & Process to host Logistics Associate Apprenticeship
Posted by Logistics Associate Apprenticeship

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Information for Apprentices
Information for Apprentices

  • What makes an ideal Applicant? 
  • Core Subjects 
  • Lecture Timetable
  • Get in Touch

Posted by Logistics Associate Apprenticeship
Logistics Associate Apprenticeship
Logistics Associate Apprenticeship

  • 2 Years
  • Level 6 Qualification 
  • Earn and Learn
  • Delivered in conjunction with TU Dublin 

Posted by Logistics Associate Apprenticeship
Logistics Associate Apprenticeship
Logistics Associate Apprenticeship

A two-year Level 6 apprenticeship for entry into the Freight, Logistics, Shipping and Distribution industries. Apprentices are employed by a Business for the duration of the Programme (2 years) and will receive a starting salary.  

Posted by Logistics Associate Apprenticeship
Accounting Technician Apprenticeship
Accounting Technician Apprenticeship

  • Level 6 Qualification
  • Register Your Interest 
  • 19k Apprenticeship Salary
  • School Visits & Information Sessions

Posted by Accounting Technicians Ireland
Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship
Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship

  • Earn and Learn Degree
  • Entry Requirements
  • How it Works 
  • Who's Hiring

Posted by Insurance
Motor Industry Apprenticeships
Motor Industry Apprenticeships

  • Motor Mechanic
  • Heavy Vehicle Mechanic
  • Vehicle Body Repairs
  • Agricultural Mechanic

Posted by SIMI
Laboratory Apprenticeships
Laboratory Apprenticeships

  • Become an Apprentice
  • Level 6 and Level 7 Programmes
  • Earn and Learn 
  • Who's Hiring?

Posted by BioPharmachem Ireland
Apprentices.ie
Apprentices.ie

  • Register your interest in an apprenticeship
  • Current Vacancies
  • Employ an Apprentice
  • Career Videos 

Posted by Construction Industry Federation
Apprentices.ie
OEM Apprenticeship & Traineeship

At Combilift we run a 3 year Level 6 Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) apprenticeship and a Level 5 OEM traineeship, with a focus on the engineering and manufacturing sectors.

Posted by Combilift
Aircraft Mechanic Apprenticeship
Aircraft Mechanic Apprenticeship

Earn a level 6 QQI advanced Certificate and an EASA part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers License on this Apprenticeship.

Posted by Dublin Aerospace
Deloitte Apprentice Solicitor Programme
Apprenticeships
Deloitte Apprentice Solicitor Programme

Success at Deloitte means many different things: winning awards, losing inhibitions, gaining skills for work, gaining skills for life, making lasting memories and, most importantly, making an impact.

Posted by Deloitte
ESB Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships
ESB Apprenticeships

The Electrical Apprenticeship is SOLAS standards-based, and takes four years to complete.

Posted by ESB
Insurance Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships
Insurance Apprenticeships

The Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship is all about building a career – not just getting a job.

Posted by Insurance