Apprenticeship is an exciting and proven way for employers to develop talent for their company and industry. Apprenticeships are designed by industry-led groups, supporting growth and competitiveness.
Apprentices earn while they learn and build valuable work-ready skills in a chosen occupation. Apprenticeships open up exciting and rewarding careers, with learning grounded in the practical experience of undertaking a real job.
Sectors of Industry Apprenticeships are available:
- Arboriculture, BioPharma, Construction, Electrical, Engineering, Finance, Hairdressing, Hospitality & Food, ICT, Logistics, Motor, Property Services, Recruitment, Sales
Full Details on www.apprenticeship.ie
The Regional Skills & Training Centre is a large training facility located on the Coes Road, Dundalk, Co Louth.
RSTC operates under the remit of LMETB - Louth and Meath Education and Training Board.
Offering a full range of training programmes including Apprenticeships, Community Based Training, Evening Courses, Traineeship Programmes and Full Time Day Courses for Louth and Meath. www.rstc.ie
What Apprenticeships are taught at RSTC?
- Carpentry & Joinery
- Metal Fabrication
- Motor Mechanics
- Wood Manufacturing & Finishing
Meath Apprenticeship Expo February 2020
Take a look back on the highly successful Meath Apprenticeship Expo which was held in February 2020 in The Knightsbrook Hotel, Trim.
Paula McCaul, CEO of County Meath Chamber discusses the benefits of apprenticeship programs and the importance of engagement and 'earn as you learn' opportunities.
Sally Doherty talks about her experience as an apprentice carpenter and joiner and offers advice for anyone considering pursuing an apprenticeship.
Colin Walsh from SIMI and Tadg Riordan discuss the growing demand for skilled motor mechanics and the many apprenticeship opportunities available in the industry.
Claire Harrington discusses her experience at the event and the growing interest in "earn while you learn" initiatives.
Subscribe to County Meath Chamber YouTube Channel for a look back on the 'Focus on Apprenticeships' Webinar which took place last October. A complete overview of the process of registering and applying, feedback from the employer and first hand account from the apprentice himself.
Thank you to our contributors Anthony Smith (Senior Training Advisor with the Regional Skills & Training Centre Dundalk), Willie McMahon (Owner & Director at CalX) and Mark Barry (2nd Yr Software Developer Apprentice with eComm Merchant Solutions)