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Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Education and Training Boards (15 Jun 2021)

Niall Collins: CDETB acknowledge that BTEI and VTOS have been a very positive dimension of Cabra Community College for the past thirty years. Cabra Community College is a second level site that accommodated further education and training provision when the site had capacity. However, Cabra Community College is growing rapidly, and is also planning to open a special education class to respond to the...

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

Niall Collins: Of the 60 apprenticeship programmes, 25 are craft apprenticeships with a standardised seven phase programme of on-the-job and off-the-job training. Off-the-job training is delivered in phases 2, 4 and 6 of a craft apprenticeship in ETB Training Centres (Phase 2), Institutes of Technology and Technological Universities (Phases 4 and 6). A rapid growth in craft apprentice registrations...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Apprenticeship Programmes (3 Jun 2021)

Niall Collins: The Action Plan for Apprenticeship 2021-2025 was launched on 19th April and sets out a five year plan which sets out new ways of structuring, funding, and promoting apprenticeships to make apprenticeship accessible to employers and learners. The actions set out in the plan seek to deliver on a target of 10,000 apprenticeship registrations per annum by 2025 across all sectors of the economy...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Apprenticeship Programmes (3 Jun 2021)

Niall Collins: Ireland has a comprehensive body of employment legislation, in respect of which the Workplace Relations Commission is mandated to secure compliance. Employment rights legislation protects all employees, including apprentices who are legally employed on a contract of service basis. Where an individual believes they are being deprived of employment rights applicable to employees they may...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Education and Training Provision (3 Jun 2021)

Niall Collins: Officials in my Department have engaged with City of Dublin Education and Training Board (CDETB) regarding the matter.   CDETB acknowledge that BTEI and VTOS have been a very positive dimension of Cabra Community College for the past thirty years. Cabra Community College is a second level site that accommodated further education and training provision when the site...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Apprenticeship Programmes (2 Jun 2021)

Niall Collins: I propose to take Questions Nos. 188 to 190, inclusive, together. There are currently 60 apprenticeships available with a further 18 programmes in development. The apprenticeship population as of the end of April 2021 is 20,221. The full breakdown of apprentices currently participating on an apprenticeship in each apprenticeship programme is attached. The information requested by...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Apprenticeship Programmes (2 Jun 2021)

Niall Collins: Apprenticeship funding for both SOLAS and the Higher Education Authority (HEA) is provided from the National Training Fund. I outline below the details of the expenditure form 2018 to 2020 and the intital allocation for 2021. Year  SOLAS   € HEA € Total  € 2021 142,373,000 ...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Apprenticeship Programmes (2 Jun 2021)

Niall Collins: The Action Plan for Apprenticeship 2021-2025 sets out a number of structural reforms to ensure that the apprenticeship system of the future is enabled to deliver a more responsive and visible offering to learners and employers. A National Apprenticeship Alliance (NAA) will be established to provide stakeholder oversight of the delivery of the Action Plan for Apprenticeship in collaboration...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Youth Services (2 Jun 2021)

Niall Collins: I propose to take Questions Nos. 193 to 195, inclusive, together. The Youthreach programme is a national programme of education and training for early school leavers. The programme is delivered in two settings, Youthreach Centres and Community Training Centres (CTCs).  The information below is in respect of the programme delivered in Youthreach Centres. The programme...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Community Training Centres (2 Jun 2021)

Niall Collins: I propose to take Questions Nos. 196 to 198, inclusive, together. As part of the overall national Youthreach programme, Community Training Centres (CTCs) are independent community-based organisations funded by the Education and Training Boards, catering for the training and employment needs of early school leavers, primarily aged between 16 and 21. The training is certified...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Education and Training Provision (2 Jun 2021)

Niall Collins: I propose to take Questions Nos. 199 to 201, inclusive, together. The Vocational Training and Opportunities Scheme (VTOS) is designed to cater for people who are over 21 years of age, are unemployed and have been getting certain social welfare payments for at least 6 months. VTOS is a full time programme, generally of 2 years duration, that provides a range of courses to meet the...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Education and Training Provision (2 Jun 2021)

Niall Collins: I propose to take Questions Nos. 202 to 204, inclusive, together. There is a variety of full-time training programmes available for persons under 25 years including programmes such as Blended Training, Bridging and Foundation Training, Community Training Centres, Local Training Initiatives, Specialist Training Providers, Specific Skills Training and Traineeship Training.  A...

Written Answers — Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment: Covid-19 Pandemic Supports (1 Jun 2021)

Niall Collins: 140. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if a person (details supplied) will be advised in relation to matters raised in correspondence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29201/21]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Code (1 Jun 2021)

Niall Collins: 257. To ask the Minister for Finance the stamp duty that will apply to a development (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29155/21]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Schools Building Projects (1 Jun 2021)

Niall Collins: 391. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of contacts with a school (details supplied) in respect of the need for a new building programme at the school; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [29189/21]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Departmental Properties (1 Jun 2021)

Niall Collins: 392. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills her plans for an unused site at (details supplied) which was previously used for temporary accommodation; if her attention has been drawn to the local interest in the matter; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [29190/21]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Legislative Measures (1 Jun 2021)

Niall Collins: In March, Government approved the development of a licensing model for individuals working on certain construction and quarrying related activities, replacing the existing construction and quarrying skills certification schemes.  Government also approved moving to preparation of the general scheme of a bill to establish the model.  Work is now underway...

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Code (27 May 2021)

Niall Collins: 132. To ask the Minister for Finance if a query by a person (details supplied) in relation to the 10% rate of stamp duty will be clarified; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28882/21]

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Animal Welfare (27 May 2021)

Niall Collins: 271. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 717 of 18 May 2021, if he will consider further correspondence (details supplied) if concerns raised therein can be addressed satisfactorily; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28951/21]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Education Schemes (26 May 2021)

Niall Collins: I welcome the decision made on 20th May 2021 by former Debenham workers to accept a €3 million fund that will provide individual supports to redundant Debenhams employees. The fund, overseen by SOLAS, will provide a range of supports to assist with retraining or returning to education. Issues relating to eligibility for, and access to, the fund are a matter to be considered by the...

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