Electrician - Apprenticeship

SETU - Carlow Campus


Course Name Electrician - Apprenticeship
Course Provider SETU - Carlow Campus
Alternative Provider(s) SETU - South East Technological University
Course Code 6M18175
Course Type Apprenticeship
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Advanced Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Carlow Town

Expand+Under the present scheme an apprenticeship lasts 4 years and is divided into 7 distinct phases.

The duration of each phase varies from trade to trade. However, in almost all trades, apprentices attend an Institute of Technology for Phases 4 and 6...

Entry Requirements

• To become an apprentice and participate in the Apprenticeship Training Scheme, apprentices must be registered with SOLAS.

• To become a registered apprentice, individuals must first find employment with a compa...

Comment In what way do the apprenticeships progress?
The present standards-based apprenticeship scheme is run by SOLAS.

Advanced Certificate - Craft
Apprentices who successfully complete all 7 phases are conferred with an Advanced Certificate - Craft by QQI. Only holders of an Advanced Certificate can be registered as qualified craftspersons.
Course Content

The aim of this trade is to produce qualified electricians.

Electricians are typically employed in three main areas:
Electrical generation and distribution:
Responsible for the operation and management of national power stations...

Careers or Further Progression Progression Opportunities
Holders of a Level 6 Advanced Certificate - Craft may be eligible for advanced entry to some of the Department of the Built Environment and Extended Campus courses.
Head of Department
Department of Built Environment and Extended Campus
Eoin Homan
BScEng, MSc, CEng, MIEI
E: eoin.homan@itcarlow.ie

Faculty of Engineering
Department of Built Environment and Extended Campus
T: 059 9175403
E: engineering@itcarlow.ie

The Further Education and Training Authority
Block 1 Castleforbes House, Castleforbes Road,
Dublin 1, D01 A8N0
T: +353 (01) 5332500
E: info@solas.ie
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