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Course Opportunity Available for Redundant Apprentices and Craft Persons

Apprentices and Craft Persons Course

Special Purpose Award (HETAC Level 6)


The Certificate in Craft Transferable Skills aims to assist in the education and phases 1 to 6 of their apprenticeship programme.


The programme comprises of the following taught modules at Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ):
â¿¢ Computer Applications â¿¢ Applied Science and Technology
â¿¢ Mathematics â¿¢ Project
â¿¢ Business


On successful completion of the Certificate in Craft Transferable Skills, participants wishing to complete their apprenticeship will be required to complete Phase 7 with an Employer or complete the Phase 7 Equivalent Assessments in a FÁS Training Centre. Participants who have successfully completed all phases can include the Certificate in Craft Transferable Programme in their portfolio of evidence to be considered by the Redundant Apprentice Accreditation Committee for the award of the Advanced Certificate - Craft.

In addition with this award an apprentice may enter year 2 of a relevant Higher Certificate Programme (Level 6) and in some particular cases may gain entry to particular Ordinary Degree Programmes (Level 7) at IT, Tralee or other colleges. The granting of exemptions to gain entry to year 2 of programmes will be a matter for each college.

Closing Date for Applications: 

1pm Monday 11th April, 2011

Course Commencement Date:

Monday 18th April, 2011 


Please download and fill out the following form. Craft Transferable Skills Application Form

Return to:

Lifelong Learning Department, Institute of Technology Tralee, North Campus,
Tralee, Co. Kerry.
Telephone 066 7191701: Fax 066 7191724
Email: lifelonglearning@ittralee.ie

Redundant apprentices will qualify for a training allowance in line with the existing FÁS Training Allowance Policy where a participant is in receipt of a Social Welfare allowance (Jobseekers Allowance or Jobseekers Benefit) prior to commencement of the programme.

Mary Stritch, Lifelong Learning Co-ordinator
Tel: + 353 (0) 66 7191701  Fax: + 353 (0) 66 7191724
Email: lifelonglearning@ittralee.ie

Apprentices and Craft Persons Course Opportunity