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ESB Apprenticeships

    ESB apprenticeships in Ireland

    ESB Networks Ltd carries out the construction, maintenance and operation of the distribution and transmission electricity network in the country. This includes sub stations and the overhead and underground infrastructure that bring electricity to Ireland’s 2.3 million domestic, commercial and industrial customers. In this mission ESB Network Technicians carry out diverse roles combining exceptional technical expertise and the ability to deliver results even in physically demanding outdoor environments.

    ESB Networks Ltd also services and maintains a large fleet of light and heavy goods vehicles at various ESB locations throughout the country.

    Educational Qualifications
    Candidates must have obtained the following minimum standards at the time of applying:

    Junior Certificate (Ordinary Level)
    5 Ordinary-Level Grade C’s / 5 Merits or higher in the Junior Certificate (or equivalent)
    For Candidates who were due to complete Junior Cert in 2020 and 2021, you will need to get a list of predicted grades from your school to ensure you have the educational requirements to apply


    Leaving Certificate
    Ordinary-Level Grade D / O6 or higher in the Leaving Certificate (or equivalent) in the following subjects:
    Irish or English 2) Mathematics 3) Science Subject (Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics & Chemistry) 4) Any 2 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 (Grade D /O6 or higher at Ordinary Level) : Art, Construction Studies, Design and Communication, Graphics, Engineering, Home Economics, Technical Drawing and Technology.

    More details at the following link; ESB Networks Electrical Apprenticeship