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Cavan councillor calls for training academy to address labour shortage in construction sector

Jul 16, 2021 12:07 By News Northern Sound
Cavan councillor calls for training academy to address labour shortage in construction sector Cavan councillor calls for training academy to address labour shortage in construction sector
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TP O'Reilly is also encouraging young people to avail of opportunities that have arisen in the sector.

A Cavan councillor has called for a training academy to be established in the region to address the labour shortage in the construction sector.

TP O'Reilly is also encouraging young people to take up a profession within the sector because the shortage of labour has created a lot of opportunities, both at home and abroad.

He says many people who embark on apprenticeships then go on to set up their own companies and become jobs creators in their community.

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He added that apprenticeships can be a "win-win" for both the apprentice and the employer.

Councillor O'Reilly told Northern Sound that more engagement is needed with schools to "show young people what can be achieved" within the construction sector:

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