Apprenticeship is the recognised means by which people are trained to become craftspeople in Ireland. The main craft trades have been designated by SOLAS and come within the scope of the Statutory Apprenticeship system, which is organised in Ireland by SOLAS in co-operation with the Department of Education and Skills, employers and unions. 

The Phase 2 Apprenticeships currently covered in Ballyfermot Training Centre are:

  • Motor Mechanics
  • Electrical
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Plumbing
  • Vehicle Body Repairs