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.
The VFX and Animation Traineeship was launched in 2015, a collaboration between Screen Training Ireland, Animation Skillnet, and industry, aimed at raising the skill level of key emerging talent in the animation and VFX industries and enhance contribution to and understanding of studio processes and pipelines. Now in it’s third iteration this highly successful programme
A Digital Production Assistant traineeship is currently in development with SOLAS, City of Dublin ETB and Ballyfermot College of Further Education and will be focused on VFX technical skills. A Media Production Assistant traineeship is in development with SOLAS, Limerick Clare ETB, Galway Roscommon ETB, and Kildare Wicklow ETB. SOLAS has identified this traineeship as
The Animation Studio Assistant Traineeship was launched in November 2017. Kilkenny and Carlow Education and Training Board (KCETB), Screen Training Ireland, Young Irish Filmmakers and Animation Skillnet formed a collaboration with international award-winning animation studio Cartoon Saloon to deliver the traineeship. Sixteen trainees are currently participating in this nine-month career traineeship in Kilkenny which includes