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 dates for all applications are listed below. Please send your completed application form to nao@cpl.ie.



Project Officer - Funding & Operations 

(Grade 8)

Ensure the NAO delivers on its commitments within budget and in line with relevant public sector procurement and travel and subsistence guidelines, supporting programme managers to ensure they remain on track in managing their budget areas.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon Wednesday 6th March 2024


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