Pre-Apprentice Woodwork

Overview

The aim of this programme is to provide young people with training in the necessary skills, knowledge and attitude to develop and pursue a career in a trade or in the construction industry.

Course Content

Woodcraft

You will learn how to use power and hand tools to complete a limited range of woodwork projects.

Technical Drawing

You will learn to to draw objects in two and three dimensions to scale, interpret and monitor key elements of technical drawing and produce technical drawings.

Workplace Safety

You will learn to appreciate the importance of workplace safety. It is designed to develop skills in handling workplace items and safety equipment safely and effectively.

Communications

You will learn to communicate verbally and non-verbally in routine everyday tasks, and in work-related tasks

Mathematics

You will learn basic maths concepts and to develop skills which enable effective functioning in personal life, education and the workplace.

Computers

You will learn how to use applications in information technology. It is designed to develop skills in data entry, word processing, and using the internet.

Personal Effectiveness

You will learn how to use the personal resources at your disposal in order to meet the personal and social demands of the learning and working or community environments.

Work Experience

You will learn to how to participate in the workplace for 2 weeks and how to work effectively in the working environment.

Careers

You will develop an achievable career plan based on knowledge of self.

Qualification

QQI Level 4 Major Award in General Learning (4M2010)

Course code

289158

Duration

1-2 YEARS

Number of places

10

Entry requirements

None, Junior Certificate or level 3 ideally.

Intake

Continuous

Timetable

9-3:45 Mon-Thurs, 9-12 Friday

Progression options

QQI Level 5, work or an apprenticeship

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