Traineeships

Traineeship is a programme of structured training which combines learning in an education and training setting and in the workplace aiming to improve recruitment and employment outcomes for participants and increase retention and productivity within industry. Traineeship gives participants the opportunity to develop cutting edge skills and knowledge on-the-job, making them more skilled, more employable and enhancing their career options and enables employers to access a pipeline of talent and learners.

Work-Based Learning

Animation, VFX, & Games Graduate Traineeship 2021 – Call for Applications

Animation Skillnet and Screen Skills Ireland are currently seeking applicants for the next iteration of the hugely successful graduate Traineeship Programme for Animation, VFX, and Games, which is supported by Skillnet Ireland under the Skills Connect Programme. In the first part of 2021, the studios that took part in the programme included And Maps And

Get Your Start in the Film and TV Drama Industry with Passport to Production

Practical training initiative with on set experience encourages those from underrepresented groups to apply Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit with Screen Ireland, is calling for applicants for its flagship Passport to Production initiative, a structured programme designed to equip new entrants with the tools to take up their first position as trainee crew members

Animation, VFX & Games Graduate Traineeship 2021: Participants and Host Studios Announced

Six trainees to receive on-the-job training and mentoring with leading Irish animation, VFX, and games studios. Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, and Animation Skillnet are delighted to announce the Animation, VFX & Games Graduate Traineeship participants and host studios for the 2021 programme.​ The traineeship, which has been running since

Applicants Wanted for Next Round of Screen Mentoring Scheme

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is delighted to announce that the next round of the structured mentoring scheme, Screen Mentoring, is now open for applications. The scheme enables mentees to avail of mentoring support at key stages in their career development that will encompass business, creative and/or technical mentoring. Mentors

Animation, VFX & Games Graduate Traineeship 2020: Participants and Host Studios Announced

Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, and Animation Skillnet are delighted to announce the Animation, VFX & Games Graduate Traineeship participants and host studios for the 2020 programme.​ The traineeship, which has been running since 2016, has a great track record with over 90% of participants going on to gain further

Screen Skills Ireland and Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB) Announce 2nd Year of the Media Production Assistant Traineeship

Following on from a hugely successful first year of the Media Production Assistant Traineeship, Screen Skills Ireland and Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB) are pleased to announce a second year of the course. Starting September 2020 and based in the Gaeltacht, this traineeship is for new entrants with a real passion for

Animation, VFX & Games Graduate Traineeship 2020: Call for Applications

Screen Skills Ireland and Animation Skillnet are seeking applicants for the next iteration of the hugely successful graduate Traineeship Programme for Animation, VFX and Games, which is supported by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and Animation Ireland. The programme, which has been running since 2016, has an excellent track record with over 90% of participants

Applicants Wanted for New Screen Mentoring Scheme Introduced by Screen Skills Ireland

Mentors include a wide range of award-winning industry professionals Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, is delighted to announce the introduction of a new structured mentoring scheme, Screen Mentoring. Over 100 Irish and international industry professionals from the film, TV, animation, VFX and Immersive Technology sectors have signed up to be

Screen Skills Ireland Featured in Fora Report on Apprenticeships

Screen Skills Ireland was featured in an article by Fora, exploring the range of apprenticeships available in Ireland. The article highlighted the CGI Technical Apprenticeship, run in partnership with TU Dublin, a Level 8 apprenticeship that commenced in October 2019. The apprenticeship, which was designed in extensive consultation with industry, is aimed at individuals looking

Animation, VFX & Games Graduate Traineeship 2019-2020: Participants and Host Studios Announced

Screen Skills Ireland and Animation Skillnet are delighted to announce the Animation, VFX & Games Graduate Traineeship participants and host studios for the 2019/20 programme.​ The traineeship, which has been running since 2016, has a great track record with over 90% of participants going on to gain further work in the industry either with their host studio or with