Belfast Telegraph

The apprenticeship platform connecting young people with workplaces

Are you a school leaver seeking access to the workplace? Or maybe you're an employer looking for the talent of the future? Connect to Success is a trusted and free website that offers just that…

Designed and maintained by the Department for the Economy (DfE) the website aptly titled Connect to Success allows those in search of apprenticeships and work experience and employers offering opportunities to connect.

For those seeking an apprenticeship, this website will allow you to see the opportunities that are available.

If you're a pupil at school, you can use Connect to Success to search online for school work experience placements. It has opportunities from a range of employers and occupational areas across Northern Ireland.

The free website provides employers with a simple advertising forum to showcase their opportunities, no matter what the sector; from hospitality to manufacturing, retail and tourism, this website taps into all industries.

Accessed by young people on the hunt for ideas and opportunities, the website is also an important tool for parents and schools guiding young people on their route into the workplace.

Providing a world of opportunity for young people, opportunities on the site can span welder apprenticeships in the North West to an administrator in Antrim, tourism and leisure positions in Armagh and sales and accountancy apprenticeships in Belfast. The apprenticeships covered traverse all four corners of Northern Ireland and all industries.

Apprenticeships on the website combine on-the-job practical work with day release for training all while offering paid employment.

As an apprentice, you can work alongside experienced staff that will teach you the skills needed to thrive in your chosen world of work. It also involves off-the-job training where you will achieve vocational qualifications to enhance and build your future career.

Connect to Success also includes higher level apprenticeships, equivalent to foundation or bachelor's degree level, in exciting and growing areas including engineering, creative media and IT.

If you are an employer and would like to advertise your apprenticeship or if you would like to access a world of opportunities, visit



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