Agricultural Mechanics - Apprenticeship

Institute of Technology Tralee


Course Name Agricultural Mechanics - Apprenticeship
Course Provider Institute of Technology Tralee
Alternative Provider(s) Kerry ETB
Course Code 6M20548
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) Tralee
Duration Minimum of 4 years duration from the date of registration.
Application Date Apply to the Admissions Office, IT Tralee.
Entry Requirements To begin an apprenticeship, an applicant must be employed by an approved employer. To be eligible, the applicant must be at least 16 years of age and have a minimum of grade D in any five subjects in the Junior Certificate or equivalent. However, higher educational qualifications and other requirements may be sought by employers.

Please note for entry to this apprenticeship applicants are required to undergo a SOLAS-approved colour vision test.

Expand+On successful completion of this Agricultural Mechanics apprenticeship, the apprentice is awarded a QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft – Agricultural Mechanics.

For this Agricultural Mechanics apprenticeship, the employer pays the appr...

Course Content

Expand+Apprenticeship is an exciting and proven way for employers to develop talent for their company and industry. Apprenticeships are designed by industry-led groups, supporting growth and competitiveness. Apprentices earn while they learn and build valua...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Apprenticeship Training Programme
Phase 1: With Employer
Induction Training
Introduction to Health & Safety
Introduction to Tools & Equipment
Introduction to Basic Skills

Phase 2: Delivered in Training Centre (20 weeks)
Course Content:

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Opportunities on Qualification
On successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, apprentices are qualified to work within the recognised trade or profession.

Where apprentices and craftspersons have the necessary ability, initiative and...

Further Enquiries Dr. Patrick Carney
Head of Department of Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
T: +353 (0)66 714 5606
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