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Craft Stonecutting & Stonemasonry - Apprenticeship Apprenticeship

Office of Public Works HQ

Ref: #APP-2138711
The Office of Public Works (OPW) is a government body responsible for various aspects of Ireland’s built heritage.  Activities include the protection, conservation, presentation and management of the National Monuments.  Our portfolio includes 750 National Monuments encompassing sites from prehistoric to the late medieval periods of our history e.g. Rock of Cashel, Trim Castle, Clonmacnoise and Jerpoint Abbey.

Locations
There are five Districts nationwide where we are offering an apprenticeship.  Appointees may be required to report for duty in any work location within the relevant District to which they are assigned:

Dromahair National Monuments District  (Foxford sub-depot)         (1 Position)
(covering the North West region including Sligo, Mayo, Donegal, Leitrim)

Killarney National Monuments District                                                 (1 Position)
(covering West Cork, Kerry, Limerick)

Trim National Monuments District                                                        (1 Position)
(covering East and North East Region covering Meath and Dublin) 

Athenry National Monuments District                                                   (1 Position)
(covering Galway, Clare, Roscommon Offaly, Westmeath, Longford)

Mallow National Monuments District                                                    (2 Positions)
(covering Cork, Limerick, Tipperary, Waterford)

Minimum Eligibility Requirements 

Candidates must at the Closing date -
	Be at least 18 years of age.

Minimum Educational Qualifications
The minimum educational requirements are:

1.	Grade D in five subjects in the Department of Education & Skills Junior Certificate Examination or an approved equivalent.
or
2.	The successful completion of an approved Pre-Apprenticeship course
or
3.	Three years’ work experience gained over sixteen years of age in a relevant designated industrial activity as SOLAS shall deem acceptable.

Note:
There are current approved minimum educational requirements for apprenticeship programmes, however, previous experience of the following subjects would be an advantage but not essential:
•	Mathematics
•	Art
•	Technical graphics
•	Technology
 
For more information please see apprenticeship.ie
Note: As part of the national apprenticeship system, there are formal requirements for approval of an employer's suitability to train apprentices and for registration of apprentices. Advertising on this site does not guarantee that Employers are approved to recruit and train for apprenticeship positions.


Career Level
  • Not Required

Candidate Requirements

Essential
  • Minimum Experience Required (Years): 0
  • Minimum Qualification: Level 3 (incl Junior Cert)

Desirable
  • Ability Skills: Communications, Creativity, Customer Service, Manual
  • Competency Skills: Problem Solving, Teamwork, Time Management, Working on own Initiative

Application Method

Please apply to this vacancy by the following means:

Method Of Application Post
Contact Details
Candidate Information Notice and Application Form are available from our Website at www.gov.ie/opw under Recruitment (Reference No 2020004).
Application forms must be completed and returned by post to:
Recruitment
HR Management (Operational)
OPW Head Office
Jonathan Swift Street
Trim, 
Co Meath

Overview

  • Location: Dromahair, Drumahaire, County Leitrim, Ireland Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland Trim, County Meath, Ireland Athenry, County Galway, Ireland Mallow, County Cork, Ireland
  • Apprenticeship: Craft Stonecutting & Stonemasonry - Apprenticeship
  • Hours: Per Employer
  • No of Positions: 6
  • Rate: Apprentice Rates
  • Address Contact:
    Candidate Information Notice and Application Form are available from our Website at www.gov.ie/opw under Recruitment (Reference No 2020004).
    Application forms must be completed and returned by post to:
    Recruitment
    HR Management (Operational)
    OPW Head Office
    Jonathan Swift Street
    Trim, 
    Co Meath
    

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