Access to Apprenticeship January 2022

The Access to Apprenticeship Programme is aimed at young men and women aged 16 to 24 living in
Dublin who experience social and economic barriers. The Programme provides an opportunity for young
people to;

  • Sample a range of apprenticeships in; Construction, Engineering, Electrical, Motor and Aviation
  • Prepare their CV and interview skills
  • Undertake two weeks work experience
  • Health & Safety and Safe Pass Certificate
  • It is a 12 week full time course

The purpose of the programme is to progress young people into
apprenticeships. A 12-week course is scheduled to run in Jan 2022.

Entry Requirements:
Minimum entry requirements
• Aged 16 – 24
• Minimum of grade D in 5 subjects in the Junior Certificate or equivalent
• Satisfying Access criteria (See page 2 of the application form)

Overview of Programme Structure

Week 1 – Induction and Health and Safety Training

  • Health and Safety Training – Manual Handling
  • Safe Pass Training Course and Certification Provided

Weeks 2 – 10

  • Skills Sampling – Workshops and Lectures


  • Mornings – Personal Development
  • Afternoons – E-Portfolio Development with Apprenticeship


  • Employer engagement

Weeks 11 – 12

  • Work Experience

Completed applications should be sent to:
Therese Fitzgerald, Programme Officer – Access to
Apprenticeship, TU Dublin – City Campus, Bolton St
Dublin 1, D01 K822. Or they can be emailed to

If you need any further information please email
or ring (01) 402 4042/(086) 013 6965

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