- QQI Level 5 award in Construction Technology
Pre-Apprenticeship – Construction and Engineering Technology
Pre-Apprenticeship - Construction and Engineering Technology
About the course
This course is in Pearse College.
It is a pre-apprenticeship course which helps students prepare for apprenticeships in the construction and engineering sectors.
The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence required to work independently and under supervision in a range of construction and engineering contexts. Learners can also, on successful completion, progress to apprenticeships in construction and engineering and/or to progress to higher education and training. Applicants do not need to have completed a traditional Leaving Certificate to apply for this pre-apprenticeship. Applied Leaving Certificate students are also welcome to apply.
The successful completion of the QQI Level 5 award in Construction Technology will enable applicants to work independently and under supervision in a range of construction industry contexts whilst applying current building regulations and safety and health regulations to specific construction related projects.
- Education: No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 4 when accessing a Level 5 programme.
- Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
- Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competency to work independently and under supervision in a range of construction and engineering sectors.