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LISTEN BACK: Local students encouraged to apply for "earn-and-learn" apprenticeship

Apr 23, 2021 15:04 By News Northern Sound
LISTEN BACK: Local students encouraged to apply for "earn-and-learn" apprenticeship LISTEN BACK: Local students encouraged to apply for "earn-and-learn" apprenticeship
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Students and those seeking a career change across the Shannonside Northern Sound region are being encouraged to apply for the 2021 Irish Practitioner Apprenticeship.

The programme was launched in 2016 and was Ireland's first degree-level apprenticeship, offering the opportunity to gain a third-level qualification while working full time and earning.

The "Earn and Learn" programme has 100 apprenticeship places available and The Insurance Institute and LIA is encouraging prospective employees and apprentices alike to get in touch now to avoid disappointment.

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The programme is run in partnership with IT Sligo, with the academic element taking place entirely online.

Dermot Murray, CEO of The Insurance Institute, says the programme provides a "unique approach to achieving a successful career, as well as a third level qualification", and he spoke to our reporter Diarmuid Pepper about it:

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