Fast Track Series

The Engineers Ireland Fast Track Series is a CPD Certificate in Professional Skills, accredited by TU Dublin.

Participants will gain insights from industry experts and professional tutors on the challenges of  projects and processes in a demanding and fast-paced environment. They will also gain practical know-how regarding the standards and approaches required to optimise workplace contributions. They will recieve training in team building, project management, street and conflict management,commercial awareness and resource efficiency.

Successful completion of the programme will assist participants in accelerating their professional development and their career prospects.


Fast Track Series
CPD Certificate in Professional Skills
This part-time programme has been designed to allow hi-potential, technical staff with apprentice and craftsperson skills to develop a range of non-technical skills that are vital for career advancement

About the Fast Track Series


CPD Certificate in Professional Skills (NFQ Level 6, 5 ECTS)


5 months (part-time) – approximately one weekday (9am-5pm) per month


•    Managing Yourself

•    Planning & Prioritising

•    Communicating Effectively

•    Introduction to Project Management

•    Commercial Awareness




Mark Duffy, Project Manager, Suir Engineering

"Each of the five courses of the programme were very relevant to my current role. I have embraced the new knowledge I have received from this programme and I can now pass these new learnings on to others in my organisation."

Darren Finnegan, Hyper-scale Data Center Quality Manager, Mercury Engineering

"The Fast Track Series programme has helped me control and manage my time more efficiently as well giving me the tools and techniques to manage my site team with a greater understanding of all personnel, both in the work place and at a personal level."

Bronagh Matthews, HR Learning

"Since the launch of the programme in 2014, Mercury Engineering have supported over 100 of its trade supervisory staff through the Fast Track Series programme. The feedback from the participants has always been positive and the learnings from the course are clearly demonstrated upon their return to site. This programme has become a cornerstone in Mercury’s Learning & Development calendar and is vital to us in the upskilling and development of our staff."

Get in touch
If you have questions about our Fast Track Series, call us on 01 665 1305 or send us an email.