Training and Apprenticeship Opportunities

As an apprentice you learn and earn at the same time. Our new Traineeship programme offers work experience as well as college-based vocational learning. We also offer a Skills for Life and Work course which paves the way for further training or employment.

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Traineeships – Non-employed Pathway

The Traineeship scheme provides a high-quality vocational and training programme aimed at anyone from school leaving age upwards who aspires to work in a specific sector.

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Apprenticeships - Employed Pathway

An Apprenticeship is a 'job' from day one which includes a combination of on and off-the-job training.

An apprentice also receives ‘off-the-job’ training, usually on a day-release basis with a training provider, to work towards achieving vocational qualifications.

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Skills for Life and Work

Skills for Life and Work is designed for young people aged 16 - 17, with extended age eligibility for young people with a disability up to age 22 and up to age 24 for those from an in-care background.

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Employers

Apprenticeships are a great way to boost your business and harness fresh new talent!

SERC offers a range of support to employers interested in recruiting an apprentice. Avail of our recruitment support or link with our Apprenticeship Development Mangers to access our pool of candidates.

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MentorConnect

MentorConnect is a package of resources for employers and apprentices, which will improve the support provided to apprentices and provide everyone involved with an understanding of how Apprenticeships work.

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College Connect

This is a one-year programme commencing in September each year.

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