Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Questions (263)

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin

Question:

263. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Education and Skills the total number of participants on national traineeship programme in 2012; the total number of participants aged under 25 years and the total number aged under 25 years and unemployed for 12 months prior to participating in the scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10020/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

This is a day to day operational matter for FÁS. The information the Deputy sought is set out in the following table, which has been provided by FÁS.

In Training (December 2012) - Throughput (December 2012)

Under 25 years

25 years & Over

TOTAL

Under 25 and unemployed for over 12 Months prior to starting scheme

Under 25 years

25 years & Over

Total

Under 25 and unemployed for over 12 Months prior to starting scheme

Under 25 years

25 years & Over

Total

Under 25 and unemployed for over 12 Months prior to starting scheme

Trainee-

ship

5,234

2,186

566

1,045

1,366

2,411

283

1,141

1,682

2,823

283

Notes:

1. Beneficiaries refers to the numbers of participants in training as 31st December 2012 plus the throughput for 2012.

2. Throughput refers to the number of persons that finished their programmes