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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 workplace. An apprenticeship usually lasts two to four years, during which you get off-the-job training at different points.

Craft apprenticeships

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

Off-the-job training will generally 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. You will be granted an Advanced Certificate – craft (level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications) if you pass these exams.

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 runs anywhere from two to four years. Software development and accounting technician are among the apprenticeships in ICT, finance, and hospitality. There are many kinds of on-the-job and off-the-job training, delivery methods, and target groups (including people already employed). You may find information on new apprenticeships at apprenticeship.ie.

Updated on August 29, 2022

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