Traineeships give participants the opportunity to develop cutting edge skills and knowledge on-the-job, making them more skilled, more employable and enhancing their career options. It also enables employers to access a pipeline of talent.


  • Lead to an award at NFQ Levels 4-6, or equivalent
  • Are between 6-20 months in duration
  • Have at least 30% of learning on-the-job

Who is eligible?

Traineeships are open to participants of all ages and backgrounds and are free of charge. Trainees may include school leavers (statutory school leaving age 16 years), mature learners, those in employment and those who are unemployed.

People who are unemployed may be eligible for financial support.  Employers bursaries may be available.

How to apply?

Step 1 – Express your interest through

Step 2 – Download Application Form

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For more information:

Tel: 049 4353923
Mob: 087 679 3462


Traineeships in Cavan

Traineeships are delivered in partnership with Cavan Institute

Traineeships in Monaghan

Traineeships are delivered in partnership with Monaghan Institute or Tanagh Outdoor Education Centre.

Traineeships are co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.