Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Ceisteanna (374)

Thomas P. Broughan

Ceist:

374. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the new apprenticeship programmes approved since 2014; the title of each; the year each was approved; the number of apprentices currently participating in the programme in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19750/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Education)

To date there are 20 new apprenticeship programmes in operation which have being approved by the Apprenticeship Council. A further 33 programmes, which have also been approved by the Apprenticeship Council are due to get under way in 2019 and 2020. Details of all these programmes are set out in the following tabular statements.

New Apprenticeships 2019

Population at end:

Apr-19

Total

Year of Approval

Auctioneering Total

55

Auctioneering and Property Services

55

2018

Biopharmachem Total

15

Laboratory Analyst

0

2018

Laboratory Technician

15

2018

Electrical Total

56

Industrial Electrical Eng

56

2016

Engineering Total

167

Manufacturing Engineering (Level 6)

75

2017

Manufacturing Engineering (Level 7)

55

2017

Polymer Processing Tech

37

2017

Original Equipment and Manufacture (OEM)

0

2019

Financial Total

411

Accounting Technician

169

2017

Insurance Practice

191

2016

International Financial Services Associate

27

2017

International Financial Services Specialist

24

2017

Hospitality Total

139

Butcher

14

2018

Chef de Partie

27

2018

Commis Chef

98

2017

Sous Chef

0

2018

ICT Total

89

ICT Associate Professional Network Technician

38

2018

ICT Associate Professional Software Developer

51

2018

Cybersecurity Associate

0

2019

Logistics Total

26

Logistics

26

2018

Grand Total

958

Apprenticeship due to roll out in 2019

1

Advanced Quantity Surveyor

2

Applied Horticulture

3

Arboriculture

4

Baker

5

Bar Manager

6

CGI Technical Artist (Animation, Games, VFX)

7

Engineering Services Management (2015)

8

Farm Technician

9

Geo-Driller

10

Hairdressing

11

Healthcare Assistant

12

HGV Driver (2015)

13

Lean Sigma Manager

14

Manufacturing Data Integration Engineer

15

Precision Machinist and Quality Control (2015)

16

Retail Supervisor (2015)

17

Sales Associate

18

Scaffolding

19

Science Aircraft Asset Management (2015)

20

Sports Turf Management

21

Stud Farm Management

22

Supply Chain Associate

23

Supply Chain Manager

24

Supply Chain Specialist

25

Telecommunications Field Technician

26

Wind Turbine Maintenance (2015)

Apprenticeship due to roll out in 2020

27

Farm Manager

28

Executive Chef - 2015

29

International Financial Services Advanced Specialist (2015)

30

Principal Engineer

31

Recruitment Executive

32

Software Solutions Architect

33

Equipment Systems Engineer

Question No. 375 answered with Question No. 367.