Following on from a successful 1st year of Entekra’s Traineeship in partnership with Cavan Monaghan Education and Training Board where 8 successful candidates secured employment with Entekra we are delighted to announce the upgrade of the Traineeship to a Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Architectural Technology and Design.

What is a Career Traineeship?

A Career Traineeship is an occupational skills development training programme that is tailored to the identified needs of a specific industry sector or sub-sector and leads to nationally recognised qualifications.


About This Traineeship

This unique Traineeship has been tailored to meet the specific needs required within this company. The course provides a variety of modules which relate to the design/drawing/CAD/IT skills. These modules include;

These modules include:

  • Architectural Drawing and Presentation
  • Computer Aided Draughting
  • Computer Aided Design (3D)
  • Building Technology and Design
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Spreadsheets

The course comprises of 70% Academic learning which will take place at Monaghan Institute and 30% work based learning within the Entekra’s European Headquarters in Monaghan. The total duration of the programme is 38 weeks / One academic year, full-time, commencing in Sept 2018.


Following successful completion of this Traineeship the student will gain a QQI Level 5 Architectural Technology and Computer Aided Design certification and will have obtained the skills required to apply for a full time position within Entekra.

Course Fees

There are no fees for this course.
If you are on a Department Employment and Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) payment you may be able to continue to receive your payments, you should check with your DEASP Officer. You may be entitled to travel or accommodation allowance, a meal allowance and access to the CETS Childcare Scheme.

For those not in receipt of a DEASP payment you may be entitled to a company bursary. This is at the discretion of the employer and is subject to satisfactory conduct and attendance.

Entry Requirements

Be 17+

Leaving Certificate or Equivalent or  QQI Level 5 award or relative work experience

Have a genuine interest in design, innovation and construction

Applications are welcome from those in existing employment who are seeking to upskill or reskill into this industry.

Further Details

Available from CMETB Course Recruitment;
Tel: 049 4353923

How to Apply


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