Gas Networks Ireland welcomes Waterford students to 2018 Apprenticeship Scheme
Waterford city native, Ryan Duke describes his motivation and delight on joining Gas Networks Ireland’s apprenticeship programme
Issued: 30th October 2018
Ryan Duke from Waterford city has been selected among the latest group of apprentices for Gas Networks Ireland. Ryan joins six other successful applicants from around Ireland, who have been selected for the four year programme, starting this week in Dublin.
One of the most sought after apprenticeships in Ireland, the GNI programme provides mentor-led apprenticeships in Plumbing, Electrical Instrumentation and Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitting. It is facilitated in partnership with SOLAS. On completion of the Apprenticeship Programme, the successful trainees will be awarded a Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft. This is recognised nationally and internationally as the requirement for craftsperson status.
"Brian Flynn, Gas Technical Competency Training Manager, Gas Networks Ireland comments:
“We are delighted to welcome Ryan and the six other new recruits to the Gas Networks Ireland apprenticeship programme. The programme is extremely important to us, as it allows us to share our knowledge and experience with a new group of colleagues who are driven, ambitious and want to play an important role in Ireland’s energy future. We are thrilled to have someone of Ryan’s calibre on board and we look forward to working with him into the future.”
Commenting on Gas Networks Ireland Apprenticeship Programme, Ryan Duke from Waterford city says:
“I’ve always been a very active person with a practical approach to learning, I work hard as part of the GAA team for De La Salle senior panel, a trait I will bring with me to the team in Gas Networks Ireland. This apprenticeship programme really appealed to me as a way to train and upskill. I hope to build on my knowledge with the company and industry, enhancing my skills in a supportive, mentor-led environment. I look forward to beginning an exciting career alongside my fellow apprentices”