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Midlands Skills Managers Says CAO Restructure Will Help Alleviate Construction Skills Shortage

3,000 extra construction apprenticeships are being made available.

 The Climate Action Plan and the Government's Housing for All Strategy means there will be thousands of construction jobs available in the coming years.
That's according to the Higher Education Minister, who today launched the new-look CAO site, which now contains links for applying to apprenticeships and post leaving cert courses.
Simon Harris says 3,000 extra construction apprenticeships are being made available, with career opportunities 'guaranteed'.
Skills Manager of the Laois/Offaly Education and Training Board Padraig Boland says it's a huge step towards reducing the construction skills shortage:


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