Apprenticeships in Cork

Apprenticeships in Cork

Apprenticeship, Further Education and PLC

Course description

The Cork Training Centre manage apprenticeships on behalf of Solas in Cork City and county. If you have worked in a trade for a number of years but not as a registered apprentice, this time may be considered as part of your apprenticeship. SOLAS will consider applications for exemptions from the Standards-Based Apprenticeship programme for trade-related experience. However applicants must be registered as an apprentice before an application can be considered.

For further information on apprenticeship visit or contact The Cork Training Centre Apprenticeship Services on 021 4856200.

Trades Covered By The Standards Based Apprenticeships

A person wishing to become an apprentice in one of the crafts marked with * above must pass the “Ishihara” Colour Vision Test 24 Plate Edition

  • Agricultural Mechanics*
  • Aircraft mechanics*
  • Brick & Stonelaying
  • Carpentry & Joinery
  • Construction Plant Fitting*
  • Electrical*
  • Electrical Instrumentation*
  • Electronic Security Systems*Farriery
  • Floor & Wall Tiling*
  • Heavy Vehicle Mechanics*
  • Industrial Insulation
  • Instrumentation*
  • Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitting*
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Motor Mechanics*
  • Painting & Decorating*
  • Plastering
  • Plumbing*
  • Print Media*
  • Refrigeration & Air Conditioning*
  • Sheet Metalworking
  • Toolmaking
  • Vehicle Body Repairs*
  • Wood Manufacturing and Finishing