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What Level Is An Apprenticeship Ireland

An apprenticeship is a kind of on-the-job training provided by a business. For example, off-the-job training at an education centre is usually followed by on-the-job training in your employer’s workplace. An apprenticeship usually lasts two to four years, during which you will get off-the-job training at different points.

Craft apprenticeships

A four-year trade apprenticeship usually lasts four years, during which time you will get off-the-job training.

In general, off-the-job training will begin in an Education and Training Board (ETB) Training Centre, followed by off-the-job training phases at an Institute of Technology.

The skills you learn will be evaluated via on-the-job competency testing and off-the-job modular assessment and examinations. If you pass these exams, you will be granted an Advanced Certificate – craft (level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications).

Craft apprenticeships include carpentry, plumbing, motor mechanics, and electrical work.

What level is an apprenticeship Ireland?

Apprenticeships created in 2016, culminating in a National Framework of Qualifications award spanning from Levels 5 to 10. Each apprenticeship programme run anywhere from two to four years. Among the apprenticeships in ICT, finance, and hospitality are software development and accounting technician. There are many different kinds of on-the-job and off-the-job training and different delivery methods and target groups (including people already in employment).

For example, you may come across information on new apprenticeships at apprenticeship.ie.

Updated on December 23, 2021

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