Generation Apprenticeship Competition

Generation Apprenticeship Competition
9 November 2018
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The 2019 Generation Apprenticeship competition challenges apprentices to construct a three-dimensional letter A using craft and other materials. The competition aims to highlight the importance and value of apprenticeships as a route to skills development in 21st century Ireland.

What is the competition about?

Now in its second year, the Generation Apprenticeship competition celebrates the best teamwork, leadership, creativity and problem-solving skills of Ireland’s apprentices.

The competition challenges teams of apprentices around the country to design and produce a 6-foot, 3-dimensional A letter (based on the Generation Apprenticeship brand) using the materials/equipment/tools of their industry.

The entries will be assessed by an independent team of judges. The finalists will be showcased at a high profile exhibition and the winning entries announced as part of a glittering awards ceremony.

Teams of apprentices are now invited to use their skills to reproduce large-scale 3D versions of the Generation Apprenticeship “A” Brand

What do I need to know and how can I or my team of apprentices take part?

The competition is open to ALL current apprentices, both on/off the job

It is FREE to enter

They have developed some guidelines to help you build your ‘A’ – have a look at the brief below

The key success criteria for entries is building something which demonstrates teamwork, creativity and problem-solving

The cost of materials and development will be covered by supporting providers and/or employers.

All you need to do now is to come up with an idea, register your interest to enter by: 17:00hrs Friday 16 November 2018 by completing the short competition entry form below and email to GAcompetition@solas.ie.

You will have until the 15 March 2019 to complete your build.

Find out more at www.apprenticeship.ie.

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