SOLAS Examinations

 

SOLAS EXAMINATIONS

Due to Covid 19 restrictions most staff are working remotely. If you have any queries, please email the exams office on ApprenticesCork@mtu.ie and a member of staff will respond to you as soon as possible.

 

SOLAS On-Block training takes place three times a year. 

Term 1 – September to December 

Term 2 – January to March 

Term 3 – April to June 

Exams will be held at the end of each term. Dates will be confirmed two weeks prior to exams being held. 

Any apprentices who wish to repeat any exams should contact Louise Griffin Dunphy at  ApprenticesCork@mtu.ie Please quote your apprenticeship number and your MTU student number. 

The registration for Repeat Apprentices will open on Wednesday 01 September 2021 and close on Friday 29 October 2021

 

FEES

The Fees per term are €1,003.50 which includes a USI / Students' Union membership levy of €3.50.

The cost to repeat a referred exam is €120.

Students will be advised of the payment due date at orientation and by e-mail to their MTU student email account.

 

 

EXAM RESULTS

Exam Results are sent directly to SOLAS who then issue them to the apprentices.
Where an apprentice has outstanding fees on their account, exam results will be withheld until all fees have been paid in full.

To pay any outstanding fees, please log onto www.cit.ie/pay.

 

 

SOLAS APPRENTICES DSS SUPPORT

SOLAS apprentices are welcome to apply for DSS supports / reasonable accommodations while studying at MTU Cork campus.

See the DSS Student Guide for more details: www.mycit.ie/dssstudentguide

Please note that there are deadlines for applying for supports in each block for apprentices:

Phase 4/Phase 6  Apprentices Dates for applying for exam supports*
Term 1     September - December Friday 22nd october 2021
Term 2      January - March Friday 28th january 2022
Term 3      April - June Friday 29th April 2022

*Dates are subject to change dependent on the start of each term which is confirmed by SOLAS.

 

New apprentices to MTU Cork campus must apply for supports from the DSS (see below).

Apprentices who are returning to MTU Cork campus to study or repeat exams and already applied for DSS supports from September 2018 onwards just need to email dssCork@mtu.ie by the dates above.