ACal Technologies, Unit 55 Briarhill Business Park, Ballybrit, Galway.
are currently seeking a number of Electrical Apprentices.
With an ACal Technologies apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to gain the following qualification:
QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft – Electrical
What does an ACal Electrician do?
As an ACal electrician you will be involved in the design, manufacture, installation, commissioning, testing and maintenance of various control systems in industrial applications. Your work will range from wiring complex systems involving process control and maintenance in industrial plants, pharmaceutical, aeronautical and R&D Labs.
Electricians also service, maintain and repair electrical equipment as part of preventative maintenance routines.
Once part of the ACal team, you will acquire many skills, including:
• Design & manufacture of electrical control systems
• Planning and organising the installation of electrical systems
• Inspecting and testing of electrical systems and fault diagnosis
• Performing routine maintenance and repairs on electrical systems
• Knowledge and application of Health and Safety Procedures
• Interpreting technical drawings and specifications
Being physically active and able to work with your hands is important for all ACal electricians. An awareness of health and safety and good housekeeping is essential as well as attention to detail. Our electricians must be able to:
• Plan and organise
• Communicate effectively
• Solve problems
• Work independently and as part of a team
• Show a positive attitude
• Recognise the need for good customer relations
• Demonstrate good work practices including time keeping, tidiness, responsibility, quality awareness and safety awareness.
Minimum Course Requirements
Grade D in five subjects in the Department of Education & Skills Junior Certificate Examination or an approved equivalent.
The successful completion of an approved Pre-Apprenticeship course
Three years’ work experience gained over sixteen years of age in a relevant designated industrial activity as SOLAS shall deem acceptable
QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft – Electrical course modules
This apprenticeship is a 4 year programme consisting of 7 phases. 4 on-the-job and 3 off-the-job in a training facility.
Applicants will be paid apprenticeship rates during work placement
What does QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft – Electrical involve?
This programme combines taught modules with blocks of work placement.
Phase 1: Minimum 3 Months – On the Job (with ACal)
Phase 2: Generally 22 Weeks – Off the Job (in SOLAS Training Facility)
Phase 3: Minimum 6 Months – On the Job (with ACal)
Phase 4: Generally 11 Weeks – Off the Job (in SOLAS Training Facility)
Phase 5: Minimum 6 Months – On the Job (with ACal)
Phase 6: Generally 11 Weeks – Off the Job (in SOLAS Training Facility)
Phase 7: Minimum 3 Months – On the Job (with ACal)
Thanks to the work experience, you’ll get the chance to apply your learning, be coached by industry experts and develop the practical, work-ready skills you’ll need for full-time employment.
You’ll enjoy a mix of theory and practical learning, including live site visits with functioning equipment and software used in a variety of industries.
Interested in becoming an ACal Electrical Engineer?
Please submit your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org (Include Electrical Apprentice in the header)