The National Adult Learning Organisation (Aontas) held the first meeting of the new National Adult Learner’s Forum in The Mansion House, Dublin on February 26th. 80 learners from across Ireland met to discuss their achievements and challenges in further education. The learners in attendance were nominated to join the forum by their local adult education […]
There have been a number of job announcements over the last few weeks from Shire in Meath, the Defences Forces Nationwide, VMWare and Topaz. All of these are captured on the website http://www.merrionstreet.ie/en/allaboutjobs/ and the twitter account of #allaboutjobs. Perhaps this is attributing to rate of unemployment falling. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March 2016 […]
Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI), the awarding authority for all new grant applications will open on April 5th for the 16/17 academic year. They have given the following tips to students: Make your application as early as possible after the opening date. Make sure the information you supply in relation to dates of birth, PPS […]
ESB have said that the majority of the apprenticeships this year will be electrical with a small number HGV mechanic apprenticeships. Applications are open online from today, Friday March 18th and will close on Monday April 4th. Based in the ESB Networks Training Centre in Portlaoise, the electrical apprentices will complete four apprentice training levels totalling […]
News: The Central Applications Office (CAO) released 2016 application information today ,up to the Change of Course Choices closing date of 1st March. A total of 76,081 applications were received by CAO by the 1 February closing date, an increase of 1,657 applicants on the previous year – 307 of these applicants were Advanced Entry […]
30 July, 2015 – Ministers O’Sullivan and English announce new Apprenticeship proposals The Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan TD, and the Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English TD, today announced 25 new apprenticeship proposals. These proposals will see an expansion of the existing range of programmes offered under the Apprenticeship system, […]
College applicants are flocking to third-level courses linked to the economic recovery, with a big jump in CAO applications to architecture, engineering, construction and business-related courses. A record 76,000 people have applied to the CAO this year, with points increases likely across a range of popular courses. Higher degrees Among higher degree courses, the biggest […]
Bus Eireann, the national bus and coach company and Dublin Bus, which operates bus services in the greater Dublin Area are looking to recruit apprentice heavy vehicle mechanics in several locations around the country. April 10th is the application deadline and both male and female candidates may apply.