Electrical - Electrical Instrumentation - Apprenticeship

Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus

 

Course Name Electrical - Electrical Instrumentation - Apprenticeship
Course Provider Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus
Course Code 6M20547
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 Electrical Instrumentation craftsperson?
The Electrical Instrumentation craftsperson is involved in the installation, commissioning, testing and maintenance of various wiring systems and services within the commercial and industrial sect...

Subjects Taught The aim of this trade is to produce qualified electrical instrumentation technicians who are typically employed in the following areas:

Electrical service maintenance:
Responsible for the maintenance of manufacturing plant electrical services, primarily in pharmaceutical and food processing industries.

Calibration and maintenance:
Responsible for the calibration and maintenance of process instrumentation equipment.
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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