Architectural Technology

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Introduction

This Post Leaving Certificate Course (PLC) is QQI Level 5 approved. Through this course you will learn the essential skills of environmental construction and civil engineering, which may allow you to progress to construction, architecture and engineering courses in Higher Education or go directly to employment. This course provides training in a key sector that plans to provide 40% of our nation’s electricity from Renewable Sources by 2020. It is tailored to be cutting edge, and progressive. This course is not available in any other location in the region.

Course Structure

The course is designed to give learners a firm foundation in the skills required in the Green Architecture/Sustainable Technology sector. It covers a range of topics which are both interesting and relevant in today’s market. Elements of the course will contain both theory and practical sessions. Work experience in the local Architectural/ Sustainability sector will be of particular benefit.

Course content

• Renewable Energy Systems
• Architectural Drawing
• Wood Fabrication
• Building Construction
• Mathematics
• Material Science
• Computer Aided Draughting (2D)
• Communications
• Work Experience

Career options / Progression

Students can progress to further study in the Environmental/Architectural/ Construction/ Engineering/Design areas in third level.

N.B Courses will run subject to sufficient numbers and teaching allocation. Please contact the school with regard to courses running each year.

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