Atlantic Aviation on hunt for apprentices

Entrepreneurs share success stories based on their own experience of such schemes

2nd July, 2017
Atlantic Aviation on hunt for apprentices
Connor Flanagan, chief executive of Atlantic Aviation Eamon Ward

With ever-increasing numbers of Irish school-leavers going to third-level education, there is a risk that the value of apprenticeships is lost, according to entrepreneurs who have seen their careers take off as a result of such schemes.

Connor Flanagan is chief executive of Atlantic Aviation, an aviation engineering and services firm based in Shannon Airport. But before he sat in the boss’s chair, he was an apprentice.

“I was undiagnosed as dyslexic,” he...

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