Tipperary Education and Training Board achieved another milestone in the establishment of the Further Education and Training Centre in Archerstown, Thurles with the commencement of Construction Plant Fitting (CPF) Apprenticeship. Twelve apprentices were welcomed to the state of the art facilities by Cllr John Hogan, Chair of TETB, Fionuala McGeever, Chief Executive and Eileen Condon, Director of Further Education and Training from TETB.
Both Fionuala McGeever and Eileen Condon congratulated Matthew Ryan Training Services Manager, Noel Kennedy CPF Instructor and TETB staff on the standard of training facilities and excellent services available to apprentices on site in Archerstown. Cllr John Hogan, Chair of Tipperary ETB, welcomed the new apprentices to Tipperary and wished them success in their training.
The Apprentices attending the centre are from across Ireland and will attend the Archerstown Facility for the next 20 weeks to complete Phase 2 of their four-year Apprenticeship programme. A Construction Plant Fitter is a skilled technician who services, diagnoses and resolves technical concerns in mobile equipment used in materials handling for the off-road and on-road construction, excavation, mining, forestry and waste management industries.
To become an Apprentice, you must obtain employment as an apprentices, be 16 years of age and meet the minimum educational requirements. In addition to Apprenticeship, TETB is offering five Traineeships in Accounting, ICT Support Technician, Life Sciences, Logistic and Distribution and Medical Administration. TETB offers learners a variety of day and evening courses across Tipperary. Please Phone TETB for information on courses on 052 6134348 or www.fetchcourses.ie