Applications for Bus Eireann apprenticeships are being accepted from March 1st 2018 to March 24th 2018.
These apprenticeships are for Heavy Vehicle Mechanics and are open to both female and male candidates.
Locations will be one of the following – Athlone, Ballina, Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Longford, Sligo, Stranorlar, Thurles, Tralee, Waterford
Bus Eireann apprentices are trained to the highest possible technical standards and acquire the ability to maintain the various systems associated with modern public service vehicles. This includes training on the various day to day repairs and preventative maintenance tasks, in addition to vehicle diagnostics/fault finding .
On successful completion of this Heavy Vehicle Mechanics apprenticeship, the apprentice is awarded a QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft – Heavy Vehicle Mechanics.
During your apprenticeship you will also be trained for a category D driving licence.
During the on the job training phase of your apprenticeship you will be paid by Bus Éireann.
Year 1: €200.32 weekly
Year 2: €300.48
Year 3: €434.03
Year 4: €534.19
While attending the off the job training phase of your apprenticeship you will be paid a training allowance by SOLAS
(details of which will be provided by SOLAS).
Further information on apprenticeships is available on www.aprenticeship.ie
Candidates must have obtained the following minimum standards at the time of applying.
Grade C or higher at Ordinary Level in the Junior Certificate (or equivalent) in one sitting in the following subjects:
Irish or English
Science Subject (Technology, Art, Craft & Design, Technical Graphics, Materials Technology (Wood), Home Economics or Metalwork).
Any two other subjects
(Grade D or higher on higher level papers is acceptable).
Grade D or higher at Ordinary Level in the
(or equivalent) in one sitting in the following subjects:
Irish or English
Science Subject (Agricultural Science, Applied Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics and Chemistry.)
Any two other subjects.
If you have not obtained the required grade in any of the above Science subjects, the following is acceptable at Leaving Certificate Level:
Art, Construction Studies, Design and Communication Graphics, Engineering, Home Economics, and Technology.