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Logistics Associate Apprentice
Roscrea Express Delivery Services are based in the town of Roscrea, Co. Tipperary. The company commenced operations in the late 1980s and is a family-owned business offering storage and distribution services. We are currently inviting applications for the apprentice role under the Logistics Associate Apprenticeship. Skills and Requirements: • Good Computer / IT skills • Good communication skills and a good understanding of the country's geography • Ability to multitask • Customer-centric • Flexibility in working hours Benefits: • Earning a salary while you learn • Mentorship from an industry professional • Practical, on-the-job training • Studies at MTU Cork Campus • Obtaining a QQI Level 6 Higher Certificate in Logistics Key Tasks of a Logistics Apprentice: • Coordinate resources to ensure the smooth running of depot activities. • Monitoring and motivating the delivery team while achieving performance goals. • Analysis of data to achieve optimal operational results Applicant must meet one of the LAA program entry criteria: • H7/O6 or above in five leaving certificate (or equivalent) subjects. A minimum of grade O6 must be obtained in English. A minimum of grade O6 or a B2 or above in Foundation level must be obtained in mathematics. • Holders of a QQI Level 5 or Level 6 (or equivalent) in cognate areas (e.g. business, logistics and distribution, supply chain management) • Applicants may also be eligible to become apprentices via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Key Responsibilities Assist mechanics in their day to day activities. Work closely with other mechanics to ensure full co-operation when carrying out tasks. Completing job cards and compiling a list of parts & labour etc that are used when carrying out tasks to an asset. Ensuring all relevant paperwork is carried out ie, DSRA etc. Ensuring all paperwork and jobs cards are filled out correctly with the TLI Group service Stickers are placed inside the windscreen of all vehicles. Onsite mechanic, travelling to site to carry out any tasks requiring attention. Promoting TLI safety processes and procedures by promoting the wearing of relevant PPE. Any other reasonable work related tasks. Undertake suitable training courses as detailed in training plan or apprenticeship. About the role The individual for this role is responsible to assist the mechanics with all level of vehicles within TLI Groups' in-house garage services, and to develop through the apprenticeship scheme. Promoting best practices & working with other mechanics to be the best they can be in line with the company mission, vision and valuesPackage:Competitive rates of pay.22 Days annual leave.Sick pay after completion of probation.Take part in our “Career Pathway Programme”, where there is an emphasis on training & career development.Opportunity to progress your career within a growing company.Voluntary Pension available on completion of probation.Employee membership for our LAYA EAP Programme - 24/7 Mental Wellbeing Support & Employee Assistance Programme.Health Insurance Discount.Life Assurance Payment.Standard industry training provided. About TLI Group TLI Group is a premier utility contractor, specialising in the maintenance and construction of Electrical and Telecommunications infrastructure. TLI Group's continued growth has been achieved by gaining new and repeat business through building on a solid reputation in the delivery of projects to the highest standard and through forming very strong and valued client relationships. Our teams have offices in Northern Ireland, Great Britain, and Ireland. Qualifications and Skills
Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitting Apprentice
Boxmore Plastics Limited is one of the largest suppliers of blow moulded plastic products in Ireland. We supply products to the pharmaceutical, healthcare, industrial and food sectors in Ireland, Europe and Internationally. The company operates a range of high volume automated equipment. The M.A.M.F. apprenticeship involves 4 years of training as part of the maintenance team in Boxmore Plastics Ltd, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan and off the job training modules carried out at designated Solas training centres. Duties include mould/product changes, machine breakdown repair, carrying out preventative maintenance routines, monitoring the performance of plant and equipment and to carry out adjustments and maintenance to ensure the agreed quality and efficiency standards are achieved. Education: Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent and be able to demonstrate a mechanical aptitude. The successful candidate must be diligent, punctual and be able to work independently and as part of the team. Profile of Craft The Fitter‘s job concerns plant and machinery installation, maintenance and repairs, replacement of broken or work parts, adjustment, servicing and checking components, machinery and equipment, component replacement. Parts may have to be fabricated using machine tools i.e. lathes, milling machines, grinders etc., components may have to be repaired or fabricated using welding, brazing, rivetting, soldering etc. Increasingly machines and processes involve integration with computer and electronic operating and control systems with mechanic/hydraulic and pneumatic devices i.e.PLCs, CNC, CAD, CIM and CAM. At the end of the apprenticeship, the craftsperson will be able to demonstrate competence in the following skills: • Installation, service, maintenance, fault rectification of process plant, machine tools, power and production equipment • Component fabrication by Turning, Milling, Welding, Cutting, Machining, Drilling, Reaming and Pipe Fabrication • Machine setting/adjustment of control system elements, including computerisation and system programming Common Skills Workshop practice including: safe use and maintenance of tools and equipment, marking out, drilling, tapping, reaming, rivetting, fasteners, technical drawings and interpretation of 1st and 3rd angle, isometric, oblique and freehand drawings/symbols. Safety - hazard avoidance, good workshop practices, basic first aid, fire extinguishers, electrical shocks, lifting, evacuation, basic thermal processes, pattern development, materials, mechanical,handling light fabrication, environmental protection and rational use of energy. Personal Skills: • Initiative/adaptability • Verbal communication • Problem solving • Teamwork • Planning • Report writing
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Apprentice
Dairy, agricultural, chemical/food processing; Industrial (pharmaceutical, power systems, large warehouses/cold storage, breweries, bulk tankers); Transport: (marine, container, lorries, car, coach, train, cranes); Commercial: retail shops, supermarkets, air conditioning building services, tower blocks, offices and shopping malls, clean room processes, micro-electronics and comfort/critical conditioned spaces. The job of Refrigeration/Air Conditioning Craftsperson concerns installation, service and maintenance of high, medium and low temperature refrigeration and air conditioning equipment in industrial, commercial and domestic environments. Key aspects of the occupation include close control of temperature/humidity environmental conditions; supply/extraction/filtration of air conditioned heat pumps and energy management systems, storage of blood and medical items, cryogenics and electronic motor applications, At the end of the apprenticeship the Craftsperson will be able to demonstrate competence in the following: Installation, service and maintenance of a broad range of high, medium and low temperature refrigeration equipment.Installation, service, maintenance of air conditioning systems and associated plant, ranging from split or remote type heatpumps to large capacity/tonnage chilled water machines. Safe handling and identification of refrigerants Specialist Skills • Dedicated PLC controllers of large refrigeration plant. • BEMS networking of outstations and slave controllers within buildings to control HVAC plant • Industrial ammonia systems • Large centrifugal/screw machines • VRV systems (inverters). Clean room environments • Close control • Air balancing/distribution • Energy management heat recovery • Pack systems • Cascade systems A full clean driving licence is desirable.
The work of a plasterer includes the application of plaster to internal and external wall surfaces and ceilings, to produce a seamless fine finished surface. Plastering also involves the application of protective and decorative coats of cement based material and similar material to external surfaces of buildings. A plasterer’s work includes the preparation of surfaces by fastening metal or plasterboard to form a key or background for plastering. Individual craftpersons often specialise in particular skills such as mouldwork, slating and tiling, suspended ceilings and metal systems. At the end of the apprenticeship, the craftsperson will be able to demonstrate competence in the following skills: • Preparation of backgrounds • Scudding • Rendering and floating sand/cement • Floating lightweight/plasters • Cutting and fixing plasterboards • Fixing metal beads using expanded metal • Skimming walls and ceilings • Dotting and screeding • Floating with soft screeds • Fixing rules for reveals/plinths and quoinstones • Plastering piers, beams and curved surfaces • Dry lining, taping joints • Cutting and fixing fibrous plaster • Plaster moulding • Squaring and margining of reveals • Floating and skimming • Erecting scaffolding • Safety • Use of metal systems Specialist Skills • Metal systems • Suspended ceilings • Roofing • Floor screeds • Tiling Common Skills • Measuring/setting out • Use of tools • Care of tools • Ordering materials • Safety • Costing/estimating • Reading and producing drawings • Plumbing, ranging and use of level • Knowledge of materials Personal Skills Planning work • Organising work • Ability to work independently and as part of a team • Using own initiative in problem solving • Ability to gather information • Ability to adapt to changing work practices and conditions • Interview technique
Motor Mechanics Apprentice
Profile of Craft The work of a Motor Mechanic involves the servicing, maintenance and fault diagnosis of automobile and light commercial vehicle mechanical and electrical systems, vehicle component removal, installation or repair according to original manufacturers’ specification. At the end of the apprenticeship, the craftsperson will be able to demonstrate competence in the following skills: Core Skills Servicing Read, interpret and carry out manufacturers’ instructions for all vehicle service, maintenance and repair procedures. Complete a vehicle report form. Fgas Describe the overall aim of Regulation No. 842/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 of May 2006 in relation to the air conditioning systems of automotive vehicles (MACs). List the dangers to personal health and related safety regulations related to the refrigerant gas contained in mobile air conditioning (MAC) systems. Describe the location of possible leaks of refrigerant gas from an automotive air con unit. Engine Diagnose faults, dismantle and reassemble the engine and its ancillary components. Replace timing belts and chains. Use all recommended bolt tightening procedures. Electrical Read and interpret relevant electrical wiring diagrams. Use fault-code reader to interrogate ECU memory and OBD system. Employ a logical and structured fault diagnosis methodology (use of diagnostic flow charts). Measure and interpret quantities of electrical current, voltage and resistance. Diagnose/ resolve faults in starter, charging and lighting circuits. Remove/replace vehicle lighting components. Align headlamps. Fuel/Ignition Diagnose and resolve faults in electronically controlled fuel, ignition and emissions control systems. Evaluate exhaust emission levels with reference to NCT/DoT VTM test requirements. Transmission Diagnose faults in manual transmission units. Remove/refit manual transmission units. Diagnose faults in clutch assemblies. Remove/replace clutch components. Remove/replace driveshaft joints and bearings. Brakes Diagnose mechanical and hydraulic faults in the braking system. Remove/ replace brake components. Employ manufacturers’ recommended service and bleeding procedures. Steering/Suspension Diagnose faults in steering and suspension systems. Remove/replace steering and suspension components. Align suspension and steering geometry. Balance wheels. Repair punctures. Bodywork Remove/replace bodywork components e.g. door locks, windows and regulators. Common Skills Servicing Read, interpret and carry out manufacturers’ instructions for all vehicle service, maintenance and repair procedures. Complete a vehicle report form. NCT/DoT VTM Determine the condition of automotive vehicles to NCT/DoT VTM requirements. Engine Diagnose faults and return to original manufacturers’ specification: petrol and diesel engines and their ancillary components. Electrical Read and interpret relevant electrical wiring diagrams. Use fault-code reader to interrogate ECU memory and OBD system. Employ a logical and structured fault diagnosis methodology (use of diagnostic flow charts). Measure and interpret quantities of electrical current, voltage and resistance. Diagnose/ resolve faults in starter, charging and lighting circuits. Remove/replace vehicle lighting components. Align headlamps. Transmission Diagnose faults and return to original manufacturers’ specification: clutch system components, driveshafts and bearings. Brakes Diagnose faults and return to original manufacturers’ specification: brake friction linings. Steering Diagnose faults and return to original manufacturers’ specification: steering linkage and geometry settings. Bodywork Remove/replace bodywork components e.g. door locks, windows and regulators.
The Fitter‘s job concerns plant and machinery installation, maintenance and repairs, replacement of broken or work parts, adjustment, servicing and checking components, machinery and equipment, component replacement. Parts may have to be fabricated using machine tools i.e. lathes, milling machines, grinders etc., components may have to be repaired or fabricated using welding, brazing, rivetting, soldering etc. Increasingly machines and processes involve integration with computer and electronic operating and control systems with mechanic/hydraulic and pneumatic devices i.e.PLCs, CNC, CAD, CIM and CAM. At the end of the apprenticeship, the craftsperson will be able to demonstrate competence in the following skills: Core Skills
Painting and Decorating Apprentice
Profile of Craft The work of a Painter and Decorator is concerned with: The renovation and restoration of period buildings, the decoration and preservation of new and existing structures, the decoration of public buildings and private dwellings, signwork, the application of wallhangings, the production of imitative and decorative arts, the application of decorative and industrial coatings including spray painting, the ability to advise on colour selection, film, TV, theatre and display painting. The repainting of hospitals, kitchens, breweries, bakeries, food processing plants, to comply with Government regulations. Craftspersons are generally employed by a main Painting and Decorating contractor, a Building Contractor or are in a Maintenance capacity in undertakings such as factories, hospitals, chemical plants, councils and local authorities. The bulk of Painting and Decorating work takes place in the area of redecoration. At the end of the apprenticeship, the craftsperson will be able to demonstrate competence in the following skills: Core Skills • Surface preparation • Priming and sealing • Mixing and applying undercoating and finishes • Mixing and applying ground colours • Applying clear finishes, dyes, stains and glazes • Wallcovering • Glazing and reglazing • Elementary signwriting and stencilling • Stripping • Reading drawings and specifications • Brush graining • Rag rolling • Texture work • Storage and use of tools and materials • Housekeeping and appearance • Basic power tools • Ladders, planks and scaffolding • Measurements • Application of emulsions • Specific safety Specialist Skills • Mixing and applying water scumbles • Graining • Marbling • Texture work • Signwriting and automated lettering systems • Stencilling • Broken colour • Spray painting • Silk screen • Gilding Common Skills • Reading drawings and specifications • Measuring and estimating • Plumbing and levelling • Using ladders, planks and scaffolding • Safety regulations • Costing materials Personal Skills • Using initiative • Co-operating with others on the job • Problem solving • Planning and organising • Working alone • Customer relations
Carpentry and Joinery Apprentice
Exciting opportunity for 1st year apprentice to work with a top level expanding carpentry company in the Leinster area. Lift provided from the Gorey area for the right candidate. Up to date safe pass and manual handling required. Must be reliable, punctual hardworking and keen to learn. The Trade of Carpentry & Joinery is very wide and varied, it encompasses most of the skills required by the Wood Trades. These skills required of the Carpenter & Joiner are not confined to those required to work in wood but include skills in the use of metals, plastics and fabrics. The Carpenter & Joiner is also required to work in a cross section of domains within the overall trade. The following are some examples: Joinery Shop: This section of the occupation requires the Carpenter & Joiner to engage in setting out, production and assembling items of joinery which include stairs, doors, windows and built-in furniture. Site Work: Site work is the construction of buildings or houses which require 1st fixing, formwork roofs and 2nd fixing. This section is split into two categories, constructing/civil engineering contracts. Maintenance: Maintenance work requires the Carpenter & Joiner to carry out a variety of tasks in general maintenance and upkeep of public and private buildings, e.g. shops and factories. There are other areas associated with the trade which include: renovating buildings, shopfitting, exhibition/display work. At the end of the apprenticeship, the craftsperson will be able to demonstrate competence in the following skills: • Construction of upper floors • Construction of flat roofs • Construction of pitched roofs • Construction of hip roofs • Construction of pitching roofs (trussed) • Construction of load and non-load bearing partitions • Fabrication and erection of formwork for walls, columns, floors, stairs • Construction and hanging of the following: • Framed and sheeted doors • Panelled doors • Flush doors • Construction and installation of internal and external door frames • Construction and installation of windows • Carrying out 1st and 2nd fixing on buildings • Operation of the following powered hand tools: • Saw, planer, drill, router, screwdriver, ballistic gun, router, sander, jig saw Specialist Skills Personal Skills • Construction of moulds • Construction of centres for arches • Construction of specialist type joinery • Construction of fittings • Setting out buildings • Site levelling • Communications • Customer relations • Adaptability • Ability to work as a team member • Ability to work independently • Initiative • Problem solving • Planning • Information gathering • Quality systems • Safety • Use and care of hand tools • Interpreting drawings • Measurement • Setting out • Marking out • Planning (production) • Calculations • Work practice • Use of manufactured boards • Fixings • Ironmongery • Basic wood joints • K/D fittings • Setting up and operation of machines for specific operations
Electronic Security Systems Apprentice
The craftsperson is required to design, plan, risk assess, install, program and commission a wide range of integrated security systems in line with all the relevant Irish and EU standards. These security systems include Intruder Alarms, Fire Alarms, CCTV Systems, Single and Multi Point Control Systems, Intercom Systems, Gate Automation Systems, Perimeter Control Systems, Electronic Tagging and any other equipment relevant to the industry. The craftsperson is also required to compile system and customer documentation, demonstrate systems operation, train clients and system operators, carry out system analysis & investigation, maintain, repair and constantly assess theneeds for upgrading of security systems. At the end of the apprenticeship, the craftsperson will be able to demonstrate competence in the following skills: Specialist Skills Installation of equipment in hazardous environments Installation and maintenance of: • Intruder Alarm Systems • Single/Multi Point Access Control Systems • CCTV Systems • Fire Alarm Systems • Intercom Systems • Gate Automation Systems • Perimeter Control Systems • Electronic Tagging • Standby power and battery systems • Lightning Protection systems AE Security a division of Active Electrical based in Athy, Co. Kildare, are currently looking to recruit Apprentice “Electronic Security Systems” to join our existing team to work on a variety of projects in the Kildare, Dublin & Kilkenny regions Work will include install, program and commission security systems including Intruder Alarms, Fire Alarms, CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) Systems, Single and Multi Point Control Systems, Intercom Systems, Gate Automation Systems, Perimeter Control Systems, Electronic Tagging and any other equipment relevant to the industry These 4-year apprenticeships programme (Solas) comprises of seven phases which include both on the job and off the job learning and on successful completion the apprentice is awarded a QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate. It is a challenging experience which guarantees you training to the highest possible standards. We are seeking applications from top calibre, highly enthusiastic individuals who have a strong work ethic and are driven to succeed. We are particularly interested in candidates who are reliable individuals, must show eagerness and be willing to learn and have a strong interest in the sector.. Application: Applicants must submit the following documents before 4th December 2023 at 5pm 1. An up to date CV 2. A cover letter answering the following questions a) What skills, interest and experience do you have that make you an ideal candidate for an apprenticeship? b) What is your career ambition after you complete your four-year apprenticeship? The requirements include: Completed Irish Leaving Certificate. Passed Ordinary Maths at Established Leaving Certificate Level.