Electrical - Instrumentation - Apprenticeship

Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus

 

Course Name Electrical - Instrumentation - Apprenticeship
Course Provider Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus
Course Code 6M20534
Course Type Apprenticeship
Qualifications
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
Duration

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

PHASE 1
On-the-Job training while working with your employer

PHASE 2
Off-the-Job training in a SOLAS training centre

PHASE 3
On-the-Job traini...

Entry Requirements

Expand+HOW TO BECOME AN APPRENTICE
• 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 company...

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

Expand+What is an Instrumentation craftsperson?
The work of an Instrumentation craftsperson involves the maintenance and repair of all instruments used in the measurement and control of process variables (e.g. in the chemical industry to measure and contr...

Subjects Taught

Expand+INSTRUMENTATION
The aim of this trade is to produce instrument mechanics. These tradespeople are responsible for the installation and maintenance of process instrument equipment. Typically instrument mechanics are employed in the following areas:
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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.
Further Enquiries FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
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

SOLAS
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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