Engaging SMEs in Apprenticeships Across Europe
Did you know that apprenticeships are now available in over 1,500 occupations across 170 industries, ranging from nuclear, fashion, trade, law, banking and defence. Apprenticeships are simply an alternative route into skilled employment.
Partners from 7 countries (Poland, Spain, Netherlands, Ireland, France, UK and Belgium) came together in Brussels to officially launch the much-anticipated Apprenticeships Alliances project. Momentum [Innovate+Educate) from Leitrim Village proudly flew the flag for Leitrim, Ireland. The partners who developed the project came from multiple target group representatives, including; Chamber of Commerce, a local authority, SME support and VET providers, and SMEs themselves. Launch guest speakers included; Ben Butters, Eurochambers Policy Director, Margaret Reilly, Owner Grand Designs Ireland and Liliane Volozinskis, Director for Social Affairs & Training Policy, UEAPME.