AHEAD: Association for Higher Education Access & Disability
Creating inclusive environments in education & employment for people with disabilities.


The WAM Programme

Willing Able Mentoring (WAM) is a work placement programme which aims to promote access to the labour market for graduates with disabilities and build the capacity of employers to integrate disability into the mainstream workplace.

Participating employers (WAM Leaders) collaborate with WAM to offer mentored, paid work placements for graduates with disabilities. This partnership brings graduates with disabilities and WAM's network of employers together so that both can benefit from each other - ensuring genuine learning opportunities for all. Since 2005, The WAM Programme has provided over 680 work placements for graduates with disabilities in some of Ireland’s largest companies.  

Watch the video below to find out more about The WAM Programme:

If your company is interested in joining the WAM Employer Network and exploring offering a WAM Placement, please get in touch, we'd be happy to arrange a call to discuss your queries. 


Creating Inclusive Environments in Education and Employment for People with Disabilities

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