Apprenticeships provide employed workplace experiences that develop skills employers in Northern Ireland need.
They provide affordable paths to good jobs and long-term careers in the motor industry. Apprenticeships are funded by the Department For the Economy and are available for 16 to 24 year olds living in Northern Ireland.
An apprenticeship is like a job with training attached. Whilst earning around £150 per week, you will have a job that includes time to gain a national, recognised qualification (and essential skills, if necessary).
There are different types of apprenticeship because different jobs need different levels of qualifications, some higher than others. When you look at job vacancies you will see the different levels required.
They normally last between two and three years. This can depend on the type of apprenticeship and the level of qualification you are working towards.
This depends on the job you are training for. There are 150 different apprenticeship routes available. Every apprentice follows a programme of study that is approved. That means that you will gain a recognised qualification.
By the end of your apprenticeship you will have the qualifications, skills and experience which match exactly what your employer wants. It also makes you far more employable when you want or need to move on.
You will train at our state of the art facility in Mallusk, Northern Ireland. We have an incredible amount of up to date equipment, resources and vehicles for you to learn with. You may visit other places throughout the course to improve your skills and expose you to real life working environments.
At Riverpark you must be between the ages of 16 and 24 to begin an apprenticeship. Applications are considered on a case by case basis. In the event of someone older than 24 applying, they will need to pay their tuition fees.
You can apply online through our website's application system. Just click on a course in the list above to apply then someone will be in touch with you to arrange an interview. If you want more information please get in touch.