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Aidan Kenny: Apprenticeships are a vital rung on the ladder

Aidan Kenny

Published 13/04/2015 | 02:30

Aidan Kenny
Aidan Kenny

Going straight from school to higher education is not for every teenager.

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Indeed, while a third-level qualification is increasingly a prerequisite for getting a foothold in the workplace, there are other routes through which school-leavers can pursue a meaningful and fulfilling career.

Among the victims of the economic downturn were apprenticeships. Traditionally, they offered a very important pathway for young people with particular aptitudes and skills.

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