• Code:DM
  • Certification QQI Level 5 in Construction Technology (5M5010)
  • Duration One Year


Programme of Study

  • Building Construction
  • Work Experience
  • Wood Fabrication
  • Communications
  • Computer Aided Draughting (2D)
  • Architectural Drawing
  • Thermal Insulation Installation
  • Renewable Energy Systems

Components subject to change

Entry Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate (minimum of five  06/H7’s or combination of five 06/  H7’s) or its equivalent. Extenuating  circumstances may be considered
  • Leaving Certificate Applied Award
  • Full FETAC Level 4 Award
  • Full QQI Level 4 with a merit profile
  • Mature Applicants - experience  will be considered in lieu of formal  qualifications

Places are offered following a successful interview.

Career Opportunities
  • Building contractors
  • Developers
  • Architects
  • Quantity surveyors
  • Local authorities
  • Manufacturers and suppliers of  building products and materials
Higher Education Progression*

Examples of potential courses include:

  • BIFE Furniture Design & Cabinet Making  Level 6
  • Architectural Technology Level 6

Graduates of this course are eligible to  apply through the CAO and/or the Higher  Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate  and degree programmes at Institutes of  Technology and Universities (please check  with the particular institution and regarding  local eligibility requirements).

Course Co-Ordinator

Noel Sweeney

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