Monaghan Institute


QQI 5M2061 - Level 5 Traineeship – OEM Engineering (Combilift)

CMETB in conjunction with Combilift Ltd. have collaborated to develop a traineeship to prepare learners for work with as future engineers with Combilift Ltd. Combilift plan to double their production over the next five years and have identified a need for skilled employees to deliver this objective. The aim is to combine theory and practical industry experience to provide a solid understand of Engineering before the trainee enters the workplace in Combilift Ltd.

Is this course for you?

A traineeship combines classroom-based learning with work based learning which is delivered in a host company thus providing the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and competence within a supportive working environment.

Watch this informative video featuring Martin McVicar, MD of Combilift, and some of our past trainees discussing the traineeship model and highlighting their experiences and successes:



What will you study?

Trainees will complete 11 weeks in industry working with Combilift Ltd. and 27 weeks studying in Monaghan Institute.  Work Placement is spread across the year in blocks of two/three weeks.

Areas of study to include:

  • Engineering Workshop Theory
  • Engineering Workshop Processes
  • Control Systems
  • Hydraulics
  • Computer Aided Design (2D)
  • Safety & Health at work
  • Auto Electricity
  • Electronics
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Team Working
  • Work Practice & LEAN
  • Word Processing

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be over 16 years of age and have completed their Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades or five passes pre 2017 (preferably to include Mathematics, Engineering or another technical subject).

For mature students these requirements need not apply and applications may be considered based on a proven interest in Engineering. Entry is subject to an aptitude test and an interview.

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


5M2061 QQI Level 5 Engineering Technology

What Next?

To apply now for this Traineeship:

Complete the application form and return to Read our Privacy Notice here.

(Completed Applications Forms should be sent to CMETB Course Recruitment, Further Education and Training Campus, Dublin Rd., Cavan)

For further information please contact:

Michelle Baker
Recruitment Officer
Tel: 049-4353923