James Eustace is the Further Education and Training Apprenticeship Manager in Education and Training Boards Ireland (ETBI). ETBI is the representation organisation of Ireland’s sixteen Education and Training Boards (ETBs). ETBs are statutory authorities with responsibility for education and training and manage and operate second-level schools, further education colleges, community national schools and a range of adult and further education centres delivering education and training programmes including PLC’s, apprenticeship and traineeship programmes.
Tuesday 17th September – 13.10 Anna Gorecka
Apprenticeship Project Manager – Freight Transport Association
“Logistics Associate Apprenticeship”
The Logistics Associate Apprenticeship provides academic Education and practical training across the Freight, Logistics, Shipping and Distribution industries. Apprentices enter a contact of 2 years duration, where they will work with an Employer and spent one day a week with Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) for their academic studies. Completion of this programme will lead to a Level 6 Award on the National Framework of Qualifications. The Logistics Associate Apprenticeship is the first non-craft apprenticeship to be offered by Technological University Dublin and the first of the industry – led programmes.
The consortium of businesses and professional bodies supporting the programme, which includes Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI), The Irish International Freight Association (IIFA), Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Ireland, IPICS The Supply Chain Management Institute and an impressive list of employers – are committed to delivering a meaningful, active programme which will deliver the skilled young people which the Irish logistics industry needs to keep moving. For Apprentices, this programme is the perfect entry point into the Freight, Logistics, Shipping and Distribution industries, with broad exposure allowing persons to make a decision about their desired career direction upon completion.