Engineering Skills Traineeship

274720 –  Engineering Skills Traineeship

Programme Aim

This traineeship will enable learners to develop knowledge, skills and competence in the area of Engineering within classroom/workshop and workplace environment, and work independently under supervision in a range of key areas in the Engineering sector.

This programme combines directed off-the-job training (classroom/workshop based learning) and on-the-job training (work-based learning) delivered in a host company. It is designed to enable Learners to achieve a QQI level 4 minor awards.
This programme involves 18 weeks in-centre training and 8 weeks integrated work placement.

Entry Requirements

  • Education: No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 3 when accessing a Level 4 programme. For further information please refer to Programme Descriptor
  • Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course. For further information please refer to Programme Descriptor
  • Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course and be able to work under direction with some ability to work on their own initiative. For further information please refer to Programme Descriptor

Course Content

Title AwardAwarding Body
Technical Drawing Technical Drawing (4N1289) QQI
Work Experience Work Experience (4N1168) QQI
Workplace Safety Workplace Safety (4N1124) QQI
Milling Milling (4N2886) QQI
Turning Turning (4N2890) QQI
Career Planning And Job Seeking Skills – Gfw
Induction – Gfw

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme candidates will have a broad range of engineering skills which will enable employment, under direct supervision, in a variety of engineering sectors, or progression to further education or training.

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