«July 2021»



Course Database

Pathway to Engineering

Course Description

The aim of this programme is to provide a pathway for people who want to start on a career in an engineering field.It takes place with the employer and provides the learner with training and practical experience in the working environment. In addition to further developing the skills and knowledge gained during the off -the -job training elements, the learner will develop the competence and self-confidence to consistently perform to industrial standards.The course will be delivered over 48 weeks which includes the the learner going on weekly work experience.The skills and learning that that is learned in the college can be practised and developed in the work place. When completed the learner will have gained a broad foundation of knowledge and skills across the different Engineering disciplines especially those in Building Construction,Computer Aided Drafting, Engineering processes and Material Science. In addition, the mathematical and soft skills learned through the Safety and Health at Work, communications and work experience modules will ensure that the learner progressing to an apprenticeship have the desired quality, suitability and competency for the courses. A result of this will be the reduction of training centres providing learner resources as they will have in this instance ready made candidates. It will do this by:- Introducing participants to engineering topics at an introductory level. Enabling successful participants to progress to further and or higher education or apply for Apprenticeships. Employability Statement The successful completion of the QQI Level 5 award in Engineering Technology will enable applicants under supervision to safely utilise a range of techniques and processes to solve engineering related challenges under supervision in a workplace environment.

Entry Requirements

Must have good hand skills, numeracy and literacy skills.

Applicants should have completed a major level 4 or equivalent qualification. Candidates who can produce documented engineering related work experience will also be considered for this course.

Further details
  • Venue Name: College of FET, Croom Campus
  • Venue Address: Croom, Co. Limerick, V35 W727
  • Delivery Mode: Classroom
  • Delivery Time: Daytime
  • Delivery Type: Fulltime
  • Duration: 48 weeks
  • Actual Start Date: 13/09/2021
  • Actual Finish Date: 12/08/2022
  • Course Fee: 500.00
Contact details
  • Contact Email: emma.noonan@lcetb.ie
  • Contact Name: Emma Noonan
  • Contact Phone: 061397700