Liebherr Container Cranes have announced details of the Apprenticeship Programme for 2020, available in three different fields, Electrical, Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitter, and Metal Fabrication.

Upon completion, graduates will receive a dual qualification, a Level 6 Craft Certificate in their trade and a Level 6 Higher Certificate in Engineering in their respective fields from IT Tralee. Liebherr apprenticeships are an excellent opportunity for candidates to get an internationally recognised qualification along with an academic qualification, which provides a basis for further studies.

Liebherr Container Cranes has long been recognised as a pioneer in the provision of apprenticeships. The very first apprentices in Liebherr Container Cranes enrolled in 1959 and since then Liebherr has trained over 1000 apprentices in Killarney.

The apprentice-training model combines a practical and theoretical education, delivered with the cooperation of SOLAS, the state body with responsibility for training and further education. The apprentice scheme has proved very successful over the years, with graduates occupying a wide variety of roles within the company, up to and including Managing Director.

To apply for these roles, applicants should send an up-to-date CV, a copy of Leaving and Junior Cert results and a cover letter specifying the role that you are interested in and why to Any further documents such as training certificates, references, project details and awards etc., should also be included.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday, September 6. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age on January 1, 2020.

Successful candidates will benefit from a competitive package, fully paid training and education, excellent future employment and progression prospects, along with the opportunity to travel the world.