Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Ceisteanna (88, 89, 90, 91)

Maurice Quinlivan

Ceist:

88. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the apprenticeship population by individual apprenticeship programmes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26997/19]

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Maurice Quinlivan

Ceist:

89. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the projected apprenticeship population for 2020 and 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26998/19]

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Maurice Quinlivan

Ceist:

90. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of female apprentices enrolled in apprenticeships; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26999/19]

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Maurice Quinlivan

Ceist:

91. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of persons with a disability enrolled in apprenticeships; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27000/19]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Education)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 88 to 91, inclusive, together.

Details in respect of the current apprentice population, including apprentices with disabilities and the projected population figures for 2020 & 2021 are set out in the attached tabular statements.

Active Apprentice Population by Trade and Gender as at end of May 2019

Trade

Female

Male

Total

Auctioneering & Property Services

27

31

58

Laboratory Technician

10

5

15

Brick and Stonelaying

195

195

Cabinet Making

2

2

Carpentry and Joinery

8

1,532

1,540

Painting and Decorating

5

104

109

Plastering

87

87

Plumbing

4

1,783

1,787

Stonecutting and Stonemasonry

23

23

Wood Manufacturing and Finishing

1

233

234

Aircraft Mechanics

10

167

177

Electrical

30

5,589

5,619

Electrical Instrumentation

7

388

395

Electronic Security Systems

2

148

150

Industrial Electrical Eng

1

57

58

Instrumentation

1

49

50

Refrigeration

360

360

Farriery

27

27

Industrial Insulation

43

43

Manufacturing Engineering (Level 6)

5

70

75

Manufacturing Engineering (Level 7)

3

52

55

M.A.M.F.

5

601

606

Metal Fabrication

1

762

763

Pipefitting

1

145

146

Polymer Processing Tech

1

41

42

Sheet Metalworking

141

141

Toolmaking

233

233

Accounting Technician

104

71

175

Insurance Practice

72

118

190

International Financial Services Associate

8

19

27

International Financial Services Specialist

7

17

24

Butcher

1

13

14

Chef de Partie

7

21

28

Commis Chef

14

77

91

ICT Associate Professional Network Technician

6

45

51

ICT Associate Professional Software Developer

11

52

63

Logistics

9

18

27

Agricultural Mechanics

148

148

Construction Plant Fitting

243

243

Heavy Vehicle Mechanics

1

543

544

Motor Mechanics

12

1,310

1,322

Vehicle Body Repairs

2

161

163

Print Media

6

6

Grand Total

376

15730

16106

Projected Population for Craft Apprentices:

Year

Totals

2020

21000

2021

23500