Allowances and Funding

Apprentice Training Allowances (Gross Wage Norms)

  • Engineering Industry
  • Construction Industry
  • Motor Industry
  • Printing and Paper Industry (4 year cycle)
  • Printing and Paper Industry (3 year cycle)
  • Electrical Industry (Trade 46)
Engineering Industry

Effective: 01 April 2007

Year Gross Wage Norm
Phase 2 €197.47
Phase 4 €296.42
Phase 6 €439.51
4th year €531.49

Includes

  • Fitting
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Sheet Metalwork
  • Toolmaking

Construction Industry

Effective: 04 February 2011

Year Gross Wage Norm
Phase 2 €223.47
Phase 4 €335.79
Phase 6 €503.49
4th year €604.11

Includes

  • Brick & Stonelaying
  • Cabinet Making
  • Carpentry & Joinery
  • Painting & Decorating
  • Plastering
  • Plumbing
  • Floor/Wall Tiling
  • Wood Machinery

Motor Industry

Effective: 01 May 2008

Year Gross Wage Norm
Phase 2 €195.25
Phase 4 €293.17
Phase 6 €439.75
4th year €527.70

Includes

  • Agricultural Mechanics
  • Vehicle Body Repairs
  • Motor Mechanics
  • Heavy Vehicle Mechanics
  • Construction Plant Fitting

Printing and Paper Industry – 4 Year Cycle

Note Printing Rates advised by I.M.P.A. Effective: 01 November 2007

Year Gross Wage Norm
Phase 2 €143.68
Phase 4 €215.75
Phase 6 €323.61
4th year €388.36

Printing and Paper Industry – 4 Year Cycle

Note Printing Rates advised by I.M.P.A. Effective: 01 November 2007

Year Gross Wage Norm
Year 1 €323.63
Year 2 €345.21
Year 3 €388.36

Includes

  • Bookbinding
  • Origination
  • Printing
  • Carton Making

Electrical Industry (Trade 46)

Employed by Electrical Contracting Firms (Industry 04/01/016)

Effective 01 April 2007

Year Gross Wage Norm
Phase 2 €242.58
Phase 4 €363.87
Phase 6 €525.72
4th Year €647.01

Includes

  • Aircraft Mechanics
  • Electrical
  • Electrical Instrumentation
  • Refrigeration & Air-conditioning
  • Instrumentation

Note: Pricing correct at publish but may be subject to change.

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