Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (343)

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

Question:

343. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost to create 1,000 additional apprenticeship places. [35268/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The average annual cost to train an apprentice in one of our craft apprenticeships is €7,159 per annum.  Consequently, the estimated cost of providing an additional one thousand apprenticeship places is approximately €7.16 million in a full year.