What is a Traineeship programme?
This combines training and workplace coaching
If you are looking for a way to learn while on the job a Traineeship may be the option for you. Traineeship is a programme run by SOLAS and etbi and is available to everyone including those on social welfare payments.
SOLAS Traineeship Programme
Traineeship is a programme which combines learning in an education and training setting and in the workplace aiming to improve recruitment and employment outcomes for participants and increase the chances of getting a job in the industry.
Traineeship gives participants the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge on-the-job, making them more skilled, more employable and growing their career options.
Completing a Traineeship programme leads to award at NFQ Levels 4-6 or equivalent. There are currently over 30 traineeship programmes available around the country in areas such as care hospitality, construction logistics and business retail. You can find a full list of the current traineeships here.
Am I eligible?
Traineeships are open to all ages from all backgrounds and are free of charge but to take part you must be a resident of Ireland and hold a valid PPS number.
Trainees can be:
- school leavers
- older learners
- people in employment
- people out of employment
For more information about traineeships click here.