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Introduction to Manufacturing Processes

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Course Code:
QQI - L4

Course Aim

This Introduction to Manufacturing Processes is a Local Training Initiative programme in partnership by Fastrack to IT and MSLETB. It is designed for people who may wish to pursue a role or aspire to work in manufacturing settings.

This QQI level 4 course aims to provide a hands-on and supported foundational learning environment, encouraging learners to progress to study further and or seek relevant entry-level employment opportunities confidently in the economy’s manufacturing sectors.

Candidates will also be supported to identify further suitable training opportunities to pursue additional professional qualifications in this industry.

Cost: This full time course is provided free of charge. You do not need to be in receipt of a social welfare payment to attend this course. If you are in receipt of a social welfare payment when the course commences, you may be entitled to a training allowance while attending. There are also travel and/or accommodation subsidies for qualifying candidates.

Course Content:

  • Career Planning (4N1109)
  • Engineering Workshop Processes (4N1291)
  • Teamworking (4N1169)
  • Work Experience (4N1168)
  • Electronics (4N1290)
  • Communications (4N0689)
  • Continuous Improvement In Manufacturing (5N1915)
  • Customer Service (4N1989
  • Workplace Safety (4N1124)


On completion of this programme learners will have acquired a broad range of generic skills which will enable employment, under direct supervision, in a variety of sectors, or progression to further education or training.


Education: Applicants should have a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 3 when accessing a Level 4 programme. Applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education although no formal qualifications are required.
Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work under direction with some ability to work on their own initiative.

Additional Information:

Contact Person: Elaine Mernagh Mobile: 086 0276603

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