Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitter (MAMF) Apprenticeship Information


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The work of the Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitter (MAMF) involves plant and machinery installation, maintenance and repair, replacement of broken or worn parts, adjustment and servicing. The work also involves fabrication of replacement parts using machine tools i.e. lathes, milling machines, grinders etc.


In Dublin Aerospace, it includes activities such as dismantling, overhauling and assembly of Landing Gear, Auxiliary Power Units (APU) and their components.


After successful completion of this Apprenticeship the apprentice will receive a Level 6 National Craft Certificate from Solas.


Application Requirements


Candidates must:


  • Be over 18 years of age on the 1st September 2019;
  • Be permitted to live in Ireland without restriction;
  • Be able to pass a full security and background check – This includes Garda Vetting;
  • Be able to pass a colour vision and medical assessment.

Educational Qualifications

Candidates must have obtained the following minimum educational qualifications:

Junior Certificate (Ordinary Level)

Grade C or higher at Ordinary Level (or Grade D or higher at Higher Level) in the Junior Certificate (or equivalent) in one sitting in the following subjects:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science *
  • Any other 2 subjects

* If you have not obtained the required grade in Science, Grade C or higher in any one of the following subjects is acceptable:
Technology, Technical Graphics, Materials Technology (Wood) or Metalwork.


Leaving Certificate

Grade O6/D or higher at Ordinary Level in the Leaving Certificate (or equivalent) in one sitting in the following subjects:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science Subject *
  • Any other 2 subjects

*Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics and Chemistry, Applied Mathematics
If you have not obtained the required grade in any of the above Science subjects, the following is acceptable at Leaving Certificate Level:
Construction Studies, Design and Communication, Graphics, Engineering, Technical Drawing and Technology



Application Process:


PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES below before you submit your application. Failure to complete the application correctly may result in your application being rejected:


  • Please ensure that your email address is valid as this will be the primary method of communication.
  • An initial screening process will take place focusing on the applicants grammar, academic qualifications, hobbies and work experience
  • Candidates who pass the initial screening stage of the Recruitment process will be required to attend testing/interviews during the months of July and August. There may not be alternative dates available, please bear this in mind when applying.
  • You will need to upload your CV and an official copy of your Junior/Leaving Certificate results.
  • Your CV should contain the following information:
    • Names, addresses and dates of schools attended,
    • Previous work history (paid or voluntary),
    • Any hobbies, involvement in clubs/organisations etc.,
    • Names and contact details of at least 2 referees.
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Closing Date for Applications: 4pm Wednesday 24th of July 2019

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