Equip yourself with relevant skills to begin an apprenticeship in a range of areas. Employers are seeking apprentices who have basic qualifications in Maths, Computers and Communication skills which are of importance for their chosen trade. There is a massive increase in the number of apprenticeships available nationally. Graduates may progress to a variety of apprenticeship programmes.
- Building Construction
- Electrical Installation Techniques
- Wood Fabrication
- Work Experience
- Architectural Drawing
- Computer Aided Design
- Maths for STEM
- Engineering Workshop Processes
All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.
Progression To Degrees
Learners can progress to study various related courses in OFI, including Engineering Technology, Architecture & Building Information Modelling, Graphic Design and Computing. Alternatively, learners can progress to a number of related traineeship/apprenticeship/degree programmes in various colleges in Ireland and the UK.
Following the successful completion of the Pre-Apprenticeship Skills programme, you may progress to further studies which can lead to a career in:
Electrician | Engineering | Plumbing | Motor Mechanics | Wood Manufacturing & Fitting | Metal Fabrication | Carpentry & Joinery | Pipe Fitting | Tool Making | Computing
Student Services Costs: €200
Government Levy (PPC): €200
The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):
- Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
- Those who are eligible under the student grant scheme
- Those in receipt of the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA)
QQI Certification Charge:
- QQI Level 5 €50
- QQI Level 6 €80
Fees charged by professional bodies - These will be outlined under Additional fees for applicable courses.
Additional costs which may include: Books, uniforms, equipment and trips.