Apprentice Experience

Apprentice Experience

Where: Grangegorman, Dublin, Ireland
Dates: 02/07/2017- 12/08/2017*
Ages: 10 to 17 years old

This unique programme, offered in Dublin, is a blend of English tuition along with six hours per week of themed project work. The focus is to give students a glimpse into real-life subjects and issues with professionals introducing the practical applications of subject theory. Each week is dedicated to particular theme and based on group project work. Three weekly themes are available throughout the summer-weeks inclusive of Product Design, Global Awareness and Go Viral.

Students attending Apprentice Experience will also undertake a weekly visit to a local business, where they will learn from the real life experiences of professionals. This programme suits all teenagers who are already thinking about which direction they may take in the modern world of work. The afternoon and evening activities will be organised to ensure that students benefit from a complete experience while following the Apprentice Experience programme.

The campus

DIT, Grangegorman, Dublin 
Residential accommodation- 10 min drive from school, single ensuite rooms Catering: Full-board
Facilities: Green grass football and rugby pitch, basketball court, computer lab WiFi throughout the building facilities, modern canteen, spacious classrooms

Other programmes available at this centre:

Sample Timetable**

Day Morning 09:00-12:30 Afternoon Evening
Sunday Arrivals Orientation & Induction
Monday Testing/Lessons Product Design Workshop Welcome Party
Tuesday Lessons Dublin City Tour Games Night
Wednesday Lessons Howth Village Trip Movie Night
Thursday Lessons Company Visit Oscars’ Got Talent Show
Friday Lessons 3-D Printing and Product Display Oscars International Disco
Saturday Glendalough & Bray – Full Day Tour Bowling
Sunday Optional Tour: Galway & Cliffs of Moher Games Night
Monday Lessons Movie Production Workshop Fashion Show
Tuesday Lessons Epic Ireland Irish Ceili
Wednesday Lessons Book of Kells & Trinity Dog Racing
Thursday Lessons Company Visit Shopping & Cinema
Friday Lessons Movie Making & Launch Oscars International Disco
Saturday Departures

Note: no compensation will be made for the activities lost due to arrivals/ departures

*there may be limited flexibility for closed groups

**15h (20 lessons) of English tuition plus 6h (8 lessons) of themed project work per week

must bring own towels

£50/ €50 damage deposit required