Pre Apprenticeship – Motor Technology
Motor Technology is an introductory course for those who want to find out whether a career in the automotive industry is the right fit for them. It is ideally suited for students who aspire to apprenticeships in the motor industry and related fields. The course aim is to provide students with a thorough grounding in motor vehicle maintenance practices. This course will enable students to locate, identify and carry out routine maintenance on a variety of mechanical and electrical components, as well as develop life skills including effective communication techniques, teamwork and independent learning.
|5N2143||Motor Vehicle Practice|
|5N2144||Motor Vehicle Theory|
|5N1608||Engineering Workshop Processes|
|5N1794||Safety and Health at Work|
- Grade D in five subjects in the Department of Education and Skills Junior Certificate Examination or equivalent qualification.
- Minimum age 16.
- Mature students are most welcome to apply.
- All applicants will be required to attend an interview
- An offer of a place on this course means the applicant has met the minimum entry requirements set out and attended for interview
Participants will be required to undertake 300 hours of work-based learning in a relevant location.
The Work Based Coordinator will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.
Students may progress to apprenticeships as follows.
- Motor Mechanics
- Vehicle Body Repairs
- Heavy Vehicle Mechanics
On successful completion of course Students are prepared for employment, including employment in the motor technology industry and will provide opportunities to work in various aspects of the auto trade.