Sales Apprenticeship


The Sales Apprenticeship programme was developed to provide individuals with the underpinning knowledge, skills and competencies required to excel as a sales employee. This programme combines on-the-job, classroom, online and self-study. The apprentice continues to work fulltime in your business (84%) and attends classes (16% – 2hrs online per week + 2 classroom days every 6-8 weeks). It is open to employers from all industry sectors, including small, medium and large firms. Apprentices can attend classes at various locations nationwide. Employers can avail of a €4,000 Employer Grant for each apprentice enrolled on the programme.

Key Features

  • 2-year programme leading to a Level 6 Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) Major Level 6 Award
  • Designed by industry to suit industry needs
  • 13 industry-focused subjects
  • Suitable for new hires & existing employees
  • The apprentice continues to work full-time in your business (84%) and attends classes (16% – 2hrs online per week + 2 classroom days every 6-8 weeks)

Key Benefits

  • No training costs to the employer or apprentice
  • €4,000 government grant available per apprentice.
  • Suitable for all industries
  • Helps attract and retain sales talent
  • Flexible registration criteria
  • Blended Learning model
  • Available in various locations nationwide

Locations available:

  • CORK – Cork College of Further Education & Training (Morrison’s Island Campus, Cork)
  • LEITRIM – Mayo, Sligo, and Leitrim Education and Training Board (Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim)
  • DUBLIN – City of Dublin Education and Training Board (Whitehall College of Further Education, Dublin)
  • TIPPERARY – Tipperary Education and Training Board, Thurles, Tipperary.
  • KERRY –Kerry Education and Training Board, Tralee.
  • LIMERICK – Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board (Ennis, Co. Clare)
  • LOUTH – Drogheda Institute of Further Education (Drogheda, Co. Louth)



For more information contact us at [email protected]  / 1800 100 100

Information booklets for employers & Apprentices are now available; Click on the images to download.