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

Craft Woodwork

You will learn to skill and competence to explore aspects of craft and to develop sensitivity to materials and craft skills.

Woodwork

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

Wood Turning

You will complete a variety of woodturning projects.

Functional Mathematics

You will learn to recognise situations where mathematics can be used meaningfully in daily life and learn the mathematical skills to function in the workplace and in your personal life.

Mathematics

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

Word Processing

You will learn how to Microsoft Office to type a range of structured and accurate documents.

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.

Health & Safety Awareness

You will learn the importance of workplace safety and develop the skills to handle workplace items and safety equipment safely and effectively.

Qualification

QQI Level 3 Major Award in Employability Skills (3M0935)

Course code

289158

Duration

1-2 YEARS

Number of places

10

Entry requirements

None required

Intake

Continuous

Timetable

9-3 Mon-Thurs, 9-12 Friday

Progression options

QQI Level 4, work or an apprenticeship

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