Project Assistant, Apprenticeship Services Grade 10 ref no: 389

SOLAS, the Further Education and Training Authority of Ireland, was established on 27 October 2013 and its mission is to fund, co-ordinate and monitor a range of Further Education and Training (FET) provisions that is responsive to the needs of learners and employers. It is an agency of the recently formed Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science. SOLAS works in close collaboration with Education and Training Boards (ETBs) across Ireland on provision of high-quality further education and training, equipping learners with relevant skills and knowledge, and providing a pipeline of talent into employment and to the Irish economy and society.

At SOLAS, we put the learner, employers and communities, which FET serves, at the heart of everything we do. In May 2020, SOLAS launched its first People Strategy, as a catalyst to transform our working environment and culture and create the conditions for our future organisation to thrive and achieve its goals.

SOLAS is seeking to recruit a temporary Project Assistant (1 year) for the Apprenticeship Unit based in Castleforbes House, Dublin 1. The successful candidate will assist in the unit’s operational and administrative functions and contribute in a positive manner to the work of the Unit.

This is a temporary position for which the salary scale ranges from €28,246 to €52,802 per annum (inclusive of two long service increments) for a 37-hour week.  Starting pay will be at the minimum point of the scale as per Government Circular E100/8/82.  Exceptional circumstances may apply for candidates with current service in the Civil/Public service. 

SOLAS offers an excellent benefit package including a contributory pension scheme and the opportunity for further training and development.

Applications, using the SOLAS Application Form, quoting reference number 389, should be e-mailed to

The closing date is Thursday 26th May 2022 by 5pm.

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SOLAS is an equal opportunities employer.  Canvassing will disqualify.