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Paid Drylining Training & Work Position

City & Guilds Qualification in Drylining Traineeship & Work Position


Errigal academyLadies! This scheme was set up collaboratively between EURESErrigal Contracts , Skillnets, & the Department of Social Protection to fill a particular skills gap in drylining.

The trainees are ensured a full time work offer upon successful completion of the course. Women are encouraged to apply, and there are already female trainees enrolled in the scheme. If you are aged 18-30, have been unemployed* for 3 months or longer, want to make your entry into construction and earn a good wage while you work read on…


Training Structure & Payment

Errigal Contracts training centre in Monaghan, will train you, in-house for 16 weeks, and on site in the UK for 27 weeks. While attending the training, you will be paid a Back to Education Allowance*. Whilst on site in the UK for the remaining time you will be paid 405 Euros. You will have access if necessary, to largely subsidised accommodation while in Monaghan and all flights, travel and accommodation in the UK will be covered. Training and placement times will be staggered and alternate between Monaghan and UK.

At the end of this 43 week period you will begin work qualified with a Level 2 City and Guilds Diploma in Drylining, and will earn a very competitive wage. 100% of past trainees have been offered full time employment with Errigal .

By the end of your training you will also have your;drywall lining, trainee, onsite, monaghan, errigals, plasterboard, construction

  • – Manual Handling
  •  – CSCS / Safe Pass
  •  – First Aid at Work
  •  – Fire Safety
  •  – Waste Management
  •  – Financial Budgeting
  •  – Personal Development Skills


Want to Know More?

With these valuable tickets and your combined experience on site, this is an opportunity to earn while you learn, develop a much sought after industry skillset and evolve your resume of work. There is also the real potential to progress within the company. If you have any questions, concerns, or simply want to chat about this placement, get in touch! Email us at or message us on Facebook.



*Programme part funded by the Department of Social Protection under the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA) scheme. To qualify you must be in receipt of a qualifying Social Welfare Payments (including Jobseekers Allowance and Jobseekers Benefit) for at least 3 months. Full list of qualifying payments under the BTEA scheme can be found at

*Programme part funded by EURES Ireland under the co-sponsorship programme. This funding is only available to persons under 30 years of age.