Don't forget to check out a wide range of career stories and interviews with people working in STEM. You can find out more about PLC course routes via CareersPortal.ie here and about apprenticeships on the Solas website here. A successfully completed apprenticeship is awarded a QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate and the apprentice may then be eligible for consideration for entry into related degree programmes provided by the Institutes of Technology providing.
The main craft trades have been designated by SOLAS and the Department of Education and Skills and include a wide number of areas related to science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) such as agricultural mechanics, aircraft mechanics, electrical instrumentation, metal fabrication and toolmaking among others. See the full list here and information on eligibility can be found on the Solas website.
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