Construction Work and Skills week

Construction Work and Skills week
25 April 2023
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Construction Work and Skills week will take place from 5 -12 May 2023. The Department of Social Protection will host a series of events at various locations throughout the country. These events will provide opportunities to find out more and apply for job vacancies available in the construction and associated sectors. The events will also include tours of Educational Training Board (ETB) facilities, information days on Apprenticeships and details of an upcoming Construction Site Ready Course. Employers will also be available to discuss current job vacancies and the many opportunities available for career development in the construction sector.

Below you can find information on the events arranged according to Region and Date. The links will take you to the registration site so that you can book a place and register for the event.


Eastern Region

County Title/Details Time Venue Date
Dublin Apprenticeship and training opportunities in construction 10.30am Loughlinstown ETB, Wyattville Rd, Ballybrack, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, A96 YC66 12/May
Dublin (Finglas) Apprenticeship and training opportunities in construction 11am Finglas ETB, Poppintree Industrial Estate, Jamestown Rd, Finglas, Dublin 11 10/May
Dublin (Tallaght) Future Building 10am to 3pm National Basketball Arena Tallaght 5/May
Kildare Apprenticeship and training opportunities in construction 11am DDLETB Tallaght Training Centre, Third Ave, Cookstown Industrial Estate, Dublin 24 9/ May


County Title/Details Time Venue Date
Athlone Westmeath Apprenticeship and training opportunities in construction 10am to 1pm Athone Training Centre, Garrycastle, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, N37 X985 9/May
Ennis Apprenticeship and training opportunities in construction 10.30am to 1pm ETB Ennis Station Road Ennis Co. Clare 10/May
Galway Construction and Skills Jobs Fair 10am to 12.30pm Connaught hotel, Old Dublin Rd, Galway, H91 K5DD 9/May
Laois Apprenticeship and training opportunities in construction 10.30am to 12pm, 2pm to 3.30pm Employment Services Office, JFL, Portlaoise 10/May
Mayo Training and employment opportunities in conjuction with MSLETB, promote apprenticeships and a local stonemason course commencing in July 10am to 11am, 11.30am to 12.30pm Ballina Intreo, Govt Buildings, Ballina, Co Mayo (Eircode: F26 T864) 10/May
North Tipperary Apprenticeship and training opportunities in construction 10.30am to 11.30am Intreo Thurles, Tipperary Technology Park, Racecourse Rd, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, E41 X3X9 11/May
Offaly Construction training with Mount Lucas 10.30am to 12.30pm National Construction Training Centre, Mount Lucas, Daingean, Co. Offaly R35 XW10 9/May
Offaly Bus to Mount Lucas Route 1 9.30am - Portlaoise Shopping Centre 10 am - Market Square, Portarlington 9/May
Offaly Bus to Mount Lucas Route 2 9.30am - Tullamore Court House 10 am Intreo Centre, Edenderry 9/May

Northern Region

County Title/Details Time Venue Date
Cavan Monaghan Leitrim Construction Work & Skills Employer Event in collaboration with the Cross Border Partnership Slieve Russell Hotel & Golf Country Club Cranaghan, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan H14FE03 16/May
Donegal Construction Work & Skills Information morning. Meet the Employers and Training providers 10am to 12.30pm TBC 9/May
Leitrim Construction Recruitment Event (In partnership with LDCO 10am to 11:30am Jobseekers Changers (30) 11.30am to 1pm Ukrainian clients (30) Intreo Carrick on Shannon , Co Leitrim, N41KD82 10/May
Louth Showcase of Regional Skills Training Skills 10am to 1pm Regional Skills Training Centre, Coe's Road Industrial Estate, Dundalk, Co. Louth 9/May
Louth Construction Work & Skills morning. Meet the employers and training providers Barbican Centre , St Peters Parish Centre, Drogheda 8/May
Meath Construction job and training information session Newgrange Hotel, Bridge St, Dillonsland, Navan, Co. Meath, C15 A6WV 11/May
Sligo Building Opportunities in Construction 10.30am to 12.30pm MSLETB NZEB Training Centre, Collooney F91 E161 4/May

Southern Region

County Title/Details Time Venue Date
Cork Bantry Apprenticeship Information Event 3pm to 5pm (TBC) Cork College of FET Youthreach Centre, Seskin, Bantry Co. Cork, P75 CY26 10/May
Cork City Apprenticeship Information Event. Email employer@welfare.ie for more information. 11.15 am to 12.15pm G.I. Room, Intreo Centre Hanover Street, Cork City T12 PX62 9/May
Cork City Information Session - Construction Site Ready Course. Email employer@welfare.ie for more information. 12.45pm to 1.45pm G.I. Room, Intreo Centre Hanover Street, Cork City T12 PX62 9/May
Cork City Construction Sector Recruitment and Training Event Cork 11am to 2pm Intreo Centre, Hanover Street, Cork, T12 PX62 9/May
Kilkenny Jobs and Education Fair 10am to 1.30pm Ormonde Hotel Ormonde St, Gardens, Kilkenny 27/April
Limerick Tour of the ETB training and apprentice centre & information session 10.30am to 12.30pm Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board, Raheen Business Park, Cloughkeating Ave, Raheen, Limerick, V94 CV66 10/May
Waterford Tour of the ETB Centre for 20 young people interested in Construction. Email employer@welfare.ie for more information. - Waterford ETB Centre, Waterford Industrial Park, Cork Rd, Waterford


Construction Jobs Expo

Construction Jobs Expo returns to Dublin. Register for FREE ADMISSION today and meet employers at the RDS on 13th May

Construction Jobs Expo is returning to Dublin in Spring 2023! This careers fair will take place on Saturday, 13th May (10am-4pm) at the RDS. This careers fair will be dedicated to the construction sector and will feature hundreds of active job opportunities . Construction Jobs Expo is the only careers exhibition of its type to feature FREE ADMISSION.

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What can you expect at Construction Jobs Expo ?

  • Employers actively recruiting for hundreds of jobs at home and abroad
  • Specialised areas dedicated to jobs in the construction sector
  • Start your own business experts offering advice and support networks
  • A packed seminar timetable on important and topical issues by a range of industry experts


Agenda Stage

Construction Jobs Expo's Agenda Stage will host talks on a variety of topics including jobseeking skills such as using social media to land your dream job and interview techniques as well as a CV writing workshop. Other seminars include talks by industry insiders on a variety of career topics.


We look forward to seeing you at Construction Jobs Expo !

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