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Cavan Institute
Pre-Apprenticeship Mechanic
Pre-Apprenticeship Mechanic

Pre-Apprenticeship Mechanic


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Pre-Apprenticeship Mechanic

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or   LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Mature applicants (aged over 23) who do not meet   these entry requirements will still be considered.

Further Study

At Cavan Institute:
Graduates of this course in Motor Vehicle Maintenance may progress to the   level 6 course in Renewable and Engineering Technology (Year 2) available at   Cavan Institute.

Graduates are also eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher   Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate   and degree programmes at Higher   Education Institutions (please check with the particular institution   regarding local eligibility requirements).

Career Opportunities

This course in Motor Vehicle Maintenance provides   students with a general qualification in motor technology and will provide   opportunities to work in various aspects of the auto trade.


QQI Level 5 Certificate in Motor Technology

QQI Course Code

Course Fees


Course Content

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Motor Technology

  • Motor Vehicle Practice 

  • Electronics 

  • Safety and Health at Work 

  • Work Experience 

  • Motor Vehicle Theory

  • Mathematics

  • Auto Electricity

  • Word Processing

  • Teamworking

About This Course

This course aims to provide students with a thorough   grounding in motor vehicle maintenance practices. The Motor Vehicle   Maintenance course will enable students to locate, identify and carry out   routine maintenance on a variety of mechanical and electrical components, as   well as develop life skills including effective communication techniques,   teamwork and independent learning.

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