Trade Courses

ENGLISH FOR TRADE

Nor everybody is cut out to be a doctor or a lawyer.

In fact a lot of people prefer to learn a trade then spend hours after hours studying academically. Everybody has a place in this world and all trades are important. So Atlam Group has also worked hard to be able to offer the students a choice of trades from which they can choose their course. These courses include a crash course in the English Language and training in a work place according to the students’ choice. Some examples of the trade courses we are offering are listed below, but other courses can be available upon request.   

ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION COURSES

This is a basic course in Electrical Installation for domestic use. Students will attend a work place where experience personnel will teach the student the trade from scratch. Also the student will attend school on certain days to learn Basic English according to his trade. 

Level of English: Low

Duration of Course: Minimum 3 months

GREEN ENERGY COURSES

These courses are intended for individuals intending to learn how to install, maintain and repair Solar Photovoltaic equipment.

Participants of this course learn how Solar Panels work and gain a thorough understanding of Solar PV Systems. Students will attend on certain days for English Language crash course.

Level of English: Low

Duration of Course: Minimum 3 months

CUSTOMER CARE COURSE

This course is ideal for anyone seeking training in customer service and customer care. This customer care training course will develop the participant’s skills and behaviours to offer exceptional customer care and services and empower the students to provide effective solutions to customer service problems when they arise. The students will also attend school for English Language crash course which students will find useful in their career.

Level of English: Low

Duration of Course: Minimum 3 months

WOODWORKING COURSE

For those individuals who wants to explore the wide world of woodworking and develop their own woodworking skills! If you want to learn new skills, boost your confidence and learn in a supportive atmosphere, then these courses are for you. These course offerings are ideal for anyone with an interest in woodworking, wood finishing and furniture construction. Students will get to develop their practical skills in woodworking factories, which are outfitted with the latest tools and equipment. Traditional woodworking tools and methods are also emphasized and merged with newer approaches.  Woodworking courses provide students with high quality instruction on hand and power tools typical of an advanced woodworking shop. Students will also attend school on some days for English Language lessons.

LEVEL OF ENGLISH: Low

DURATION OF COURSE: Minimum 3 months

PANEL BEATING & MOTOR BODY WORKS COURSE

Motor vehicle body repairers/builders repair or

replace accident-damaged

parts on light vehicles – cars, small vans and motorcycles; and heavy vehicles – Lorries, plant equipment, buses and coaches. They may also work on the repair and replacement of windscreens and glass, and make good any defects caused by general wear and tear. At the end of the job, the bodywork is refinished by spraying with the correct colour match. The student will also attend school for English language lessons.  

LEVEL OF ENGLISH: Low

DURATION OF COURSE: Minimum 3 months

  CAR MAINTENANCE COURSE

If you’re crazy about cars, a car maintenance course will get your engine running. On a typical car maintenance course, you will learn all there is to know about make-up of a car – from the cooling system to the electric wiring. Once you are familiar with how the car works, you will be taught how to find and fix problems. You might take a car maintenance course in order to be confident with fixing your own, though many people take them as a route into working as a mechanic.  The student will also attend school for Basic English lessons.

LEVEL OF ENGLISH: Low

DURATION OF COURSE: Minimum 3 months

IT TECHNICIANS COURSE

IT Technicians hold one of the most important jobs for any company. It will be your role to keep computers and related systems running smoothly and efficiently. You could be responsible for fielding telephone calls or responding to help-desk messages from individuals who are experiencing problems with their computers. So if you’re looking for a role that combines a passion for IT, with diagnosis and problem solving skills, then this is your course. Students will also attend school on certain days for English Language lessons.

Level of English: Low

Duration of Course: Minimum 3 months

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PLUMBING COURSE

Want a career with loads of opportunities? Then you could do worse than become a plumber and this is the course for you.  As a plumber you can choose to focus on a range of different areas: from piped water systems for bathrooms and radiators to drainage or even branching out into the gas industry to install central heating systems. A career in plumbing can lead you down many different career paths, to good wages and the chance to run your own business.  Students will also attend school on certain days for English Language lessons.

LEVEL OF ENGLISH: Low

DURATION OF COURSE: Minimum 3 months

FIRE FIGHTING COURSE

When faced with extraordinary situations, anything can happen. With proper firefighting training and education, you will be able to make the right decisions in these emergency situations.    Action Training’s firefighting training courses are aimed at teaching basic firefighting skills   in order to minimise loss of life and property, by extinguishing fires in their early stages.   The best method of stopping a fire is to prevent it. The actions taken to control a fire during the first few minutes will determine whether it can be contained or not. Students will also attend school on certain days for English Language lessons.

LEVEL OF ENGLISH: Low

DURATION OF COURSE: Minimum 3 months

WELDING & METAL WORKS

Whether you’ve ever done metal working and welding or not, this course will improve your skills! You’ll have a unique opportunity to learn and practice in a production metalworking environment, while meeting other metal enthusiasts and taking your skills to the next level.

English language lessons are also included with this course to enable the student to communicate better in English.

LEVEL OF ENGLISH: Low

DURATION OF COURSE: Minimum 3 months

ACADEMIC SECONDARY MAIN STREAM SCHOOL EDUCATION

We offer also Secondary Level of Education in a main stream school. Students will study according to the National Curriculum of the Department of Education in Malta. Subjects that are taught at Secondary Level are :

Mathematics,                                                                                                                                            

Maltese (optional for foreigners)                                                                                                           

English language                                                                                                                                  

English Literature                                                                                                                                       

Religion (optional for foreigners)                                                                                                              

Italian,                                                                                                                                                    

French,                                                                                                                                                    

Biology,                                                                                                                                               

Chemistry,                                                                                                                                                        

Physics,                                                                                                                                                 

Science,                                                                                                                                             

Accounts,                                                                                                                                                     

ECDL,                                                                                                                                                            

Computer Studies,                                                                                                                                            

ICT,                                                                                                                                                                   

Art,                                                                                                                                                                        

Physical Education,                                                                                                                      

Integrated Science,                                                                                                                           

Citizenship Studies,                                                                                                                                

Home Economics.

The above is the full list of subject taught at Secondary Level but does not mean all subjects are taught at all levels. School is from Monday to Friday.

DURATION OF SCHOLASTIC YEAR: Approx. 8 months with 

  3 months holiday in summer,                                                             

15 days at Christmas and                                                                      

15 days at Christmas