Earn as you learn with a Kilsaran Apprenticeship
Kilsaran is Ireland’s leading independent manufacturer of concrete and bituminous construction materials. Our objective is to create a sustainable future of work that is good for business outcomes and also good for our people. Our Kilsaran Apprenticeship Programme is no different.
Our apprenticeships offer you a fantastic opportunity to earn while you learn. Over the course of your apprenticeship programme, you will gain knowledge, skills, and competence in both a work and college learning environment. On successful completion of your apprenticeship, you will have a recognised National and International qualification.
Your working week will be Monday to Friday, starting at 8:00am. Each day you will work alongside a suitably qualified and experienced team. Throughout your apprenticeship you will undertake a range of assessments, both in the workplace and in college.
All of our apprenticeship programmes require a high level of commitment for the full duration of the programmes. You will need to demonstrate a willingness to continually learn and adhere to instructions. You must be reliable, honest and hardworking, and enjoy working as part of a team.
Gain a recognised National and International qualification and develop professional skills through learning-on-the-job.
Kilsaran is an approved National Apprenticeship Employer. We offer the following apprenticeships:
- Construction Plant Fitting*
- Heavy Vehicle Mechanics*
- Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitting*
Please note: If you wish to become an apprentice in one of the crafts marked *, you must pass a colour vision test approved by SOLAS (Ishihara colour vision test).
The general duration for Craft apprenticeships is a minimum of 4 years. These apprenticeships generally comprise of seven phases, three off-the-job and four-on-the-job. For the three off-the-job phases, you will attend a selection of colleges / training centres across Ireland.
The duration of the Logistics apprenticeship is a minimum of 2 years. This apprenticeship comprises of 4 days per week on-the-job and 1 day per week off-the-job training. For the off-the-job training, you will attend TU Dublin.
The duration of the Laboratory apprenticeship is 2 years. This apprenticeship comprises of 3 days per week on-the-job and 2 days per week off-the-job training. For the off-the-job training, you will attend TU Dublin.