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Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Departmental Strategies (15 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: The information that has been requested by the Deputy is being compiled. An answer will be forwarded to the Deputy as soon as possible.

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Apprenticeship Programmes (15 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: The Apprenticeship Incentivisation Scheme comprises a €2,000 payment when employers register a new apprentice, followed by an additional €1,000 payment one year later where that apprentice is retained. The intention of the scheme is to ensure that apprenticeship will play a key part in supporting economic recovery following COVID-19. The Scheme was initially approved under the...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Apprenticeship Programmes (15 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: I propose to take Questions Nos. 288 to 290, inclusive, 293 and 296 together. The information requested by the Deputy is being compiled. An answer will be forwarded to the Deputy as soon as possible.

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Apprenticeship Programmes (15 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: I propose to take Questions Nos. 291 and 295 together. The number of apprentices waiting to access off-the-job training at the end of June 2021 broken down on a county basis is set out in Table 1. Over 800 apprentices are scheduled to commence Phase 2 off the job training over the coming weeks. The details provided in the attached Table 2 is for the 25 craft apprenticeships where training is...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Further and Higher Education (15 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: The ‘Green Cert’ is a course that meets the requirement to be a trained farmer as outlined in Section 81AA of the Stamp Duty Consolidation Act 1999 as updated by Revenue eBrief No. 090/19 on 02 May 2019. Green certificate courses are offered throughout the country by An Teagasc who are the main provider of agriculture courses throughout the country. A provision is also...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services (15 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: 318. To ask the Minister for Health if he will review a matter raised in correspondence by a person (details supplied) in relation to cervical cancer; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31683/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services Staff (15 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: 430. To ask the Minister for Health when section 39 workers can expect to see full restoration of their pay; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32959/21]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Departmental Correspondence (14 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: 86. To ask the Minister for Finance his views on correspondence (details supplied); the status of the matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38364/21]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Departmental Correspondence (14 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: 138. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government his views on correspondence (details supplied); the status of the matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38445/21]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Apprenticeship Programmes (14 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: Craft apprenticeships account for 25 of the 61 existing available apprenticeship programmes. The off-the-job training for these programmes is delivered in Training Centres or Institutes of Technology and Technological Universities. It is these programmes which were those most impacted by the shutdown of on-site learning activity in 2020 and 2021 given the practical nature of the...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Departmental Data (14 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: SOLAS has declared a spend of €125.5m on training people for employment in 2020. The NTF will contribute €207.3 million in 2021. The increase from the 2020 allocation will allow SOLAS to continue with the provision of the Skills to Compete and the retrofitting programmes which were introduced as a part of the July Jobs Stimulus package in 2020. Programmes which are funded...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Adult Education Provision (14 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: The Government has committed to a significant increase in onsite attendance in the tertiary education sector in the next academic year. Following consultation with sectoral stakeholders and on following Government approval, the Minister published A Safe Return: Plan for a safe return to on-site Further and Higher Education and Research in 2021/22. The Plan reflects the essential...

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Defective Building Materials (13 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: 366. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he has received communication and a submission or application from Limerick City and County Council to be included in the block pyrite scheme; if he will review a report (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37993/21]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Further and Higher Education (13 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: The National Training Fund (NTF) was established by the National Training Fund Act, 2000, as a dedicated fund to support the training of those in employment, and those seeking employment.  The Act also provides for the funding of research to provide information on existing and likely future skills requirements of the economy. The Fund is currently resourced by a levy on employers of...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Apprenticeship Programmes (13 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: Currently during their three periods of off-the-job training (phases 2, 4 and 6 of a seven phase craft apprenticeship), craft apprentices are paid training allowances directly by the Education and Training Boards and are not paid by their employers. Under the Action Plan for Apprenticeship 2021-2025 this arrangement will continue for the 25 apprenticeships which are currently covered under...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Further and Higher Education (13 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: The National Training Fund Advisory Group was formed following the recommendations from Indecon, which recognised that engagement with employers is key to ensuring provision is aligned with developing skills needs. This advisory group is a permanent resourced structure to optimise enterprise engagement on NTF priorities.The group consists of key stakeholders from the...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Apprenticeship Programmes (8 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: Apprenticeship is an employer driven demand led educational and training programme which aims to ensure that qualified apprentices are fully skilled to act in an independent capacity in their respective industries. While apprenticeships are national programmes, it is the pattern of employer recruitment of apprentices that determines the availability of individual apprentice opportunities. ...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Further and Higher Education (8 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: Youthreach is one of a broad suite of 34 Further Education and Training (FET) programmes that are currently funded through the FET System Funding process. This process is essentially a full cost model where each programme initially receives a set amount of funding commensurate to the estimated costs of delivery. Ultimately, the funding provided corresponds to the full costs of delivery. ...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Apprenticeship Programmes (8 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: The Apprenticeship Incentivisation Scheme comprises a €2,000 payment when employers register a new apprentice, followed by an additional €1,000 payment one year later where that apprentice is retained. The intention of the scheme is to ensure that apprenticeship will play a key part in supporting economic recovery following COVID-19. The Scheme was initially approved under the...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Further and Higher Education (8 Jul 2021)

Niall Collins: The growth of the renewable energy sector is critical to meeting our Climate Action targets and I am committed to ensuring that the education and training system is appropriately positioned to support the growth and the development of the skills required to support the sector into the future. The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs is currently undertaking a study of the skills required...

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