Engineering Technology

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Introduction

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Engineering Technology is designed to develop the knowledge and skills of students in a wide range of engineering sectors and to prepare students for entry into third level education, apprenticeships and holders of this certificate will have the necessary practical skills for employment in the engineering industry. This course is progressive, harnessing existing interests of the local region. It reflects the support that will be necessary for further developments in the Energy and Marine sectors both locally and nationally. The course content is very relevant when progressing to third level colleges.

Course Structure

This course offers learners the opportunity to study Engineering in both a practical and theoretical environment to prepare students for entry into third level education, apprenticeships and the world of work. Work experience in the local engineering sector will be of particular benefit.

Course Content

• Engineering Workshop Processes
• Engineering Drawing
• Engineering Workshop Theory
• Computer Aided Draughting (2D)
• Building Construction
• Materials Science
• Mathematics
• Communications

Career Options / Progression

Students with full QQI Level 5 Certification may apply to a range of Higher Education Institutions in the area of Engineering and Manufacturing.

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