Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeship
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Boost your ability to compete by future-proofing your organisation with a well-managed talent pipeline.

Boost your business - July 2022 Intake

Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeships can help you build your talent pipeline by combining excellent educational qualifications with special on the job training that ensures work-ready people graduate from the programme.

The next Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeship intake will start in Mid- July 2022, with the first 15 week academic block starting in September 2022. The apprenticeship will run in GMIT, LIT, CIT and IT Sligo. To register your companies interest please click on the 'Register your Interest' tab below.


Representatives from across the manufacturing industry developed these programmes, so it is designed to meet the needs of organisations both large and small. Here are some of the key benefits identified by companies engaged in the programme:


Through structured funding, taking on an apprentice helps to lower recruitment and training costs.

Fresh Blood

Apprentices bring enthusiasm and a fresh perspective to business

Increase Technical Knowledge

Through their study towards professional qualifications and the application of these learnings in the company, apprentices are building their technical knowledge which in turn feeds back into the business.

Increase Productivity

Apprentices are actively filling talent gaps and making businesses more productive.

How to employ an apprentice

Hiring an apprentice is really straightforward, but there are a few things that as an employer you need to be aware of:

An initial assessment is required to assess your company’s suitability to train.
You will need experienced staff members to act as mentors and/or supervisors.
You must provide the apprentice a suitable role to facilitate their learning.
Salary is set by individual company

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