Leaving school is one of the major milestones for all students and choosing what to do next is not always an easy decision. Most students will continue their education or enter training of some form and we have detailed some of the many pathways below.
Opportunities for apprenticeships and training roles are now changing and widening to include degree level occupational apprenticeship options. There is also evidence that more students are studying abroad now than in the past.
Most of the available Education and Training options can be seen from the diagram below:
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Career and progression information:
|Apprenticeship - This is the route by which people become craftspeople in Ireland. There are also new occupational apprenticeships now available in areas such as insurance, accountancy, financial services, ICT, and manufacturing among others - CLICK HERE to explore.|
|Teagasc - The Agriculture and Food Development Authority in Ireland|
|BIM - the State agency with responsibility for developing the Irish Seafood Industry in Ireland|
|Coillte - the commercial company operating state forestry, land based businesses, renewable energy and panel products in Ireland.|
|SOLAS - the Further Education and Training Authority in Ireland.|
|An Garda Síochána - The police service responsible for law enforcement in Ireland.|
|The Defence Forces - responsible for the security of the Irish State.|
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