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Would you like to run an Apprenticeship Programme?

Antrim and Newtownabbey Labour Market Partnership work with local businesses to promote their apprenticeships and to help get our young people into work.  If you would like to find out more about running an apprenticeship programme, E: skills@antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk  See who we already partner with below.


Donnelly Group

Donnelly Group
 

Donnelly Group offer GOLD Level 3 Apprenticeships in:

Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship with Donnelly Group- this qualification is suitable for anyone interested in a career in motor vehicle repair and who wishes to progress to Vehicle Technician/Master Technician

Vehicle Conversions with TBC- this qualification is suitable for anyone interested in a career in motor vehicle conversion. A combination of engineering, auto-technician, welding and CAD skills are deigned to enable students to achieve professional recognition in a diverse market.

Take the first step with Donnelly Group into your long and fulfilling career within the automotive industry today!

 

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Dennisons Commercials

Dennisons Commercials
 

Our apprenticeship scheme sees our apprentices follow a dedicated programme covering all aspects of truck and bus or plant maintenance and repair, with hands on learning on the latest vehicles and machines. Secure your future with an Apprenticeship Programme with Dennisons.

During training you will complete course modules under the expert guidance of our training team, covering technology in engines, transmission and the latest electronic diagnostic techniques. At the end of your course you will have completed your IMI level 3 in Heavy Vehicle Repair & Maintenance.

In return for your commitment to learning Dennisons take care of everything else including your course fees, travel expenses and, of course, your wages!

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Galgorm Collection

Galgorm Collection
 

The Apprenticeship Programme aim is to nurture, develop and inspire the next generation of highly skilled talent for the hospitality industry.

Our apprenticeships are designed where you will have the opportunity to learn new skills, acquire knowledge and to practice “hands-on” in Professional Cookery. You will follow the standards as set out in the City & Guilds framework and will have an in-house assessor supporting you to make sure that you understand all the key aspects of your role. In addition, we will provide you with experiences, masterclasses, and workshops to enhance your learning and development in conjunction with Northern Regional College through the ApprenticeshipsNI programme.

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GES Group

GES Group
 

The apprenticeship programme offers more than just an insight into each career. The students have more one-on-one support in an apprenticeship programme, no college fees and the opportunity afforded by the experience they gain as they put theory into place. They have the opportunity to shadow professional engineers with years of experience, which is invaluable” HR Manager

We are proud of our Apprenticeship programme and have no doubt they have a bright future ahead!

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Jans Group

Jans Group
 

The Jans Group is located in a 10,000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Antrim operating three companies – ETRUX a company specialising in commercial vehicle conversion, rental and leasing, Jans Offsite Solutions, which manufactures holiday lodges, glamping pods and houseboats and Jans Lifestyle, a retailer of leisure equipment and campervan hire and purchase.

One of our main missions here at the Jans Group is to help those interested in a manufacturing career, to develop the skills they require, which is why we were so keen to offer an apprenticeship and an Erasmus programme

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John Mullholland Motors

John Mullholland Motors
 

John Mulholland Motors have been providing quality new and used cars in Northern Ireland for over 30 years. During that time the company has built up a first class reputation for supplying ŠKODA, Ford and Hyundai vehicles. Our U-First Used Cars showroom offers customers even more choice and value while our Servicing, Parts and Repair departments provide the highest standards of manufacturer aftercare.

If you think you have what it takes to improve our award winning team we want to hear from you!

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Network Personnel

Network Personnel
 

The ApprenticeshipsNI programme is now open to anyone aged 16+.  It offers the opportunity to access training and develop while you gain an industry recognised qualification. 

We currently offer the following qualifications:

Business Administration (Levels 2 & 3) – General Administration staff

Customer Service (Levels 2 & 3)  – Customer advisors, sales assistants, order processing departments and customer facing roles

Warehousing & Storage (Level 2)   – Despatch, delivery, production operatives and packers

Childrens Care, Learning & Development (Levels 2 & 3) – childcare assistants, room supervisors

Retail (Levels 2 & 3) – sales assistants, supervisors

Health & Social Care (Levels 2 & 3) – care assistants, home help

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Riverpark

Riverpark
 

It is our aim, at Riverpark, to ensure that our training meets the current and future needs of employers in the automotive industry. As a Riverpark apprentice, we match you to motor industry apprenticeships in Belfast & beyond. We regularly monitor and review your progress to ensure you have the best training and development opportunities.

You can become a highly-skilled car repair technician/mechanic with our world class training courses and apprenticeships. We will teach you the skills you need to succeed and thrive as an apprentice within the industry, whether it is as a mechanic, a crash repair technician or vehicle parts advisor.

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Transport Training Services

Transport Training Services
 

TTS offers a range of automotive, transport and logistics industry apprenticeships throughout Northern Ireland.

These apprenticeship open doors for a very exciting and rewarding career, where you will experience a variety of work, with no two days ever being the same.

At TTS we realise the most successful apprenticeship is one where an employer employs the apprentice from day one and has an interest and a stake in the young person’s career and progress.  This also means that you are paid throughout your apprenticeship – you earn while you learn!

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Employment Academy and Apprenticeship Success

Employment Academy and Apprenticeship Success
 

Gavin Magee began his journey at the Adair Arms Hotel in May 2016, initially serving as a Kitchen Assistant before transitioning to the front of the house as a Food & Beverage waiter. In 2017, Gavin successfully achieved his N.VQ Level 2 in Food and Beverage service, Bar Academy Certification, and Customer Service training.

Progressing steadily, Gavin advanced to N.V.Q Level 3 supervisor in 2018, subsequently taking on the role of a Food and Beverage Supervisor at the Adair Arms. In 2020, he undertook the Higher Level Apprenticeship in Hospitality Management, successfully completing the program in 2023.

Gavin's accomplishments continued to shine as he was recognised as the rising star at the N.I Hotel Federation in 2023. In the same year, he made a significant move to Corrs, assuming the position of Trainee Duty Manager. His career trajectory took another positive turn in February 2024 when he transferred to the Dunadry Hotel and Gardens as a Duty Manager.

Currently, Gavin is making waves as a finalist in the Northern Ireland Apprentice of the Year 2024 competition, showcasing his dedication and excellence in the hospitality industry.  We look forward to updating you with the results which will be announced in March this year.

Useful Contacts

Antrim and Newtownabbey Labour Market Partnership

Mossley Mill,
Carnmoney Road North,
Newtownabbey,
BT36 5QA

Tel: 0300 123 4568

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