Jill of all trades

Apprenticeships have not traditionally been seen as realistic career options for women, but that is changing thanks to a number of initiatives from SOLAS

10th March, 2019
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‘Apprenticeships were never talked about when I was in school,” Laura Regan told the Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation debate last November.

“A couple of my friends had been accepted for the electrical apprenticeship with the ESB. I spoke to them and learned that they were learning while working and getting paid. I liked the sound of that. I applied for and got an apprenticeship with the ESB. The apprenticeship course...

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