Apprenticeship in construction – For the first time in Ireland, those seeking such apprenticeships and employers seeking to recruit them have a central portal in which to meet.Irish Times

A major shortcoming of how the Irish education system treats young people is the support offered to those who opt to go in different directions after school.

Those seeking academic routes beyond second-level education have both the CAO and post-Leaving Cert (PLC) online application systems.

By contrast, those looking for an apprenticeship have had no formal resource or support other than the suggestion that they go out, knock on doors and hope they find an employer who will take them on.

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