Cobec Careers

Electrical Apprenticeship

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Department: Electrical
  • Reports to: Site Foreman
  • Work Schedule: 39 hours per week & overtime when requested
  • The Apprenticeships are governed by SOLAS and is Standards Based. During your apprenticeship, you will be required to follow a specific course of training and undergo a series of assessments to confirm that you’ve reached the required standard
  • The electrical apprenticeship consists of 7 phases: 3 off-the-job and 4 on-the-job. SOLAS and the Department of Education and Science have responsibility for providing the off-the-job training, whilst your on-the-job training will take place on site with Cobec Engineering.
  • While attending off the job training, the apprentice will be required to complete a portfolio & series of exams, both theory & practical.
  • All apprentice rates are in line with the electrical sectoral employment orders.

Qualification Criteria

  • Must be 17 years of age or over
  • Qualified to Leaving Certificate or equivalent standard
  • Must have five passes in the Leaving Certificate (Maths and English must be two of these)
  • Must have an O6 – O1 in Leaving Certificate Maths
  • A copy/picture of your Leaving cert results to be included with your application.
  • Submit an Ishihara colour vision test – Form available from Cobec Engineering or SOLAS
  • Have a valid Safe Pass card
  • Have a Manual Handling Certificate
  • Subject to interview and reference checks
  • All applicants who are called to interview will be required to complete a maths test.

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If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please send a cover email and/or letter and a copy of your current Curriculum Vitae to our Human Resource department.

Please reference “Electrical Apprenticeship” in the subject line of your email.  

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