Equip yourself with relevant skills to begin an apprenticeship in a range of areas. Employers are seeking apprentices who have basic qualifications in Maths, Computers and Communication skills which are of importance for their chosen trade. There is a massive increase in the number of apprenticeships available nationally. Graduates may progress to a variety of apprenticeship programmes.
- Building Construction
- Electrical Installation Techniques
- Wood Fabrication
- Work Experience
- Architectural Drawing
- Computer Aided Design
- Maths for STEM
- Engineering Workshop Processes
All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.
Progression To Degrees
Learners can progress to study various related courses in OFI, including Engineering Technology, Architecture & Building Information Modelling, Graphic Design and Computing. Alternatively, learners can progress to a number of related traineeship/apprenticeship/degree programmes in various colleges in Ireland and the UK.
Following the successful completion of the Pre-Apprenticeship Skills programme, you may progress to further studies which can lead to a career in:
Electrician | Engineering | Plumbing | Motor Mechanics | Wood Manufacturing & Fitting | Metal Fabrication | Carpentry & Joinery | Pipe Fitting | Tool Making | Computing
2020-21 Course Fees
Note - Some courses may require the learner to purchase relevant industry-specific material for their own use which may not be included in the list of course fees.
€30 of Enrolment Fees are Non-Refundable. All fees subject to change.
The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the PLC Government Levy:
- Medical Card/SUSI Grant/Back to Education Allowance Holders may be exempted from PLC Government Levy. Documentary Evidence must be presented immediately to avail of such exemptions.
- Medical Card/Back to Education Allowance Holders may be exempted from QQI Exam Fees. Documentary Evidence must be presented immediately to avail of such exemptions.