The Applied Construction Skills programme is a full time 26 week course taking place in Banagher College of Further Education (the Old Secondary School). This course is certified at QQI Level 4. This course replaces the Landscaping & Horticulture course which previously ran at this location.

Course eligibility is primarily aimed at persons between the ages of 18-35 years, who may be without formal educational qualifications or have achieved less than 5Ds in the Leaving Cert. There is a training/ travel allowance to participants where applicable. Suitable candidates will be selected through an interview process. What we are looking for are persons that are motivated and have a positive attitude towards working in the construction sector.

Aims

To provide skills in Construction to include: Concreting, Kerb, Flag and Pavior Laying, Woodcraft, Safe Workplace Practices, Work Experience, Horticulture Tools and Equipment, Plant Identification, Care and Maintenance and Communications.

To provide valuable experience in construction related employment.

Through a series of practical projects on site and a work placement with an employer, learners will develop the necessary skills to assist them in gaining employment in this industry.

Award

QQI Level 4 Employability Skills Award

Additional Training/Certification

  • Safe Pass
  • Manual Handling
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • GOALS Programme
  • C.V. Preparation

 

For further information contact the programme coordinator on 087 683 5561

 

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