For Employers

  • Traineeships are designed to meet the specific training and employment requirements of industry sectors and sub-sectors;
  • Employers and FÁS co-operate in all aspects of traineeship, from course design to recruitment;
  • The programme participant will be paid a Training Allowance by FÁS;
  • Traineeships help improve recruitment, retention and productivity;
  • Participating companies will be seen as progressive employers in the sector;
  • Employers can develop the skills of existing employees as skills coaches.

For Trainees

  • Successful candidates are awarded a FETAC Certificate or Advanced Certificate depending on the programme of choice;
  • Structured training is provided during work placement with the host company;
  • Support of a skills coach while training with the host company;
  • Access to potential employment opportunities with the host company;
  • FÁS Training Allowance for the duration of the traineeship.

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