LIT Apprenticeships are developed in response to the needs of Industry.
Every apprenticeship gives the learner the opportunity to “earn while they learn” while at the same time developing the skills at all levels, to grow a strong career.
5 benefits to becoming an apprentice
Internationally recognised qualification. An LIT Apprenticeship can lead to an award at Levels 5 to 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).
Earn while you learn. Apprentices earn while they learn and build valuable work-ready skills in their chosen occupation.
Real World Experience. Apprenticeships open up exciting and rewarding careers, with learning grounded in the practical experience of undertaking a real job.
Apprenticeship Contract. 2-4 years apprenticeship contract depending on programme duration.
Supports. The apprentice will be fully supported by the academic staff during the apprenticeship and will have full access to all the facilities and supports of the Institute.
5 benefits to employers
Skilled workers for the future. Apprenticeship training helps employees to improve their skills, which will benefit the company in the long term.
Staff loyalty. Employees who have been trained in-house tend to be highly motivated, committed to their company and supportive of its business objectives.
Recruitment. Apprenticeships are a tried and tested way to recruit new staff, re-train or upskill existing staff
Flexible delivery. Online, blended or staged off-the-job learning with a minimum 50% on-the-job learning minimises disruption and maximising impact to your company.
Nationally Funded Programmes. Due to national funding, taking on an apprentice can help to lower recruitment and training costs.