The National Apprenticeship Office, a body jointly set up by SOLAS and the Higher Education Authority and funded by the Government of Ireland, is hiring across a range of entry and senior level roles.

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Headquartered in Dublin, the National Apprenticeship Office was established in 2022 by SOLAS and the Higher Education Authority to coordinate and drive apprenticeship expansion in Ireland. 

The Office is implementing the Government's Action Plan for Apprenticeship 2021-2025, with responsibility for managing, overseeing and developing the apprenticeship system, while acting as a single point of contact for employers, apprentices and providers in accessing information and guidance on apprenticeship.

Learn more about the impact of the Action Plan for Apprenticeship below:

Benefits you can expect include:

  • Public sector pay rates and annual leave entitlements
  • 35 hour working week 
  • Hybrid working arrangement 
  • The opportunity to work for a new body at a time of exciting transformation and development
  • The NAO office is easily accessible by DART, Luas and many bus routes

Jobs Opportunities

Current positions available with the National Apprenticeship Office are listed below.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on 7th June. Please send your completed application form to

Project Officer (Grade 8) - 6 Month Contract

Help drive stakeholder engagement and promotion, delivering actions that accelerate the number of employers and apprentices within the apprenticeship system, and transforming public awareness and understanding of the apprenticeship route.

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Project Officer (Grade 8) - 3 Year Contract

Support implementations of the process for new apprenticeship proposals, development and launch, along with ongoing monitoring and guidance of consortia-led apprenticeship programmes and the work of the National Apprenticeship Alliance.

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