Apprenticeship Programme


Gas Networks Ireland Apprenticeship Programme 2018

The Gas Networks Ireland Apprenticeship Programme will be launched on 18th June 2018. We are recruiting to hire 7 apprentices to commence training in September 2018.

The Apprenticeship Programmes will include the following crafts:

  •  Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitting
  •  Electrical Instrumentation
  •  Plumbing

We will partner with SOLAS over the four year programme ensuring our new apprentices are trained to the highest standard. The training will include on-site training with Gas Networks Ireland Technical training coaches where the apprentice will get practical experience on the gas network. This specialised training will take place in our Technical Training Centre. The apprentices will also attend formal classes in the Educational Training Boards, Metac facility and in the appropriate Institutes of Technology.  The apprentices will attend ‘Understanding the Business’ modules to ensure they have an appreciation of the entire Gas Networks Ireland business and will partake in personal development training. 

On completion of the Apprenticeship Programme, successful trainees will be awarded a Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft. This is recognised nationally and internationally as the requirement for craftsperson status.


  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent - Grade D in 5 subjects
  • Candidates must be over 16 on the 1st Sept 2018
  • Candidates sitting the 2018 exams may also apply, and if successful, a place may be offered subject to the required results being achieved.
  • Successful candidates will be required to pass a colour vision test and medical assessment.

Application Process:

The application process will close on the 4th July. The recruitment process will involve various online technical assessments. Following successful completion candidates will be invited for a series of interviews. Successful candidates will commence training in September 2018. 

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