Carpentry and Joinery (Construction Technology)

QQI Level 5 Major Award in Construction Technology 5M5010

This one year full-time course at Post-Leaving Certificate level is designed for students who aspire to apprenticeships in Carpentry & Joinery or related trades. It also allows successful students the opportunity to progress into further studies at Third Level or Further Education.

  • Wood Fabrication (5N1999)
  • Computer Aided Draughting 2D (5N1604)
  • Architectural Drawing (5N1559)
  • Safety & Health at Work (5N1794)
  • Communications (5N0690)
  • Design Skills (5N1794)
  • Appreciation of Art, Craft & Design (5N0755)
  • Work Experience (5N1356

Course content may be revised for educational or organisational reasons.

Five passes in the Leaving Certificate/ Applied or QQI Level 4 or equivalent qualification. Prior learning and practical work experience taken into account at interview stage. Mature and international students are most welcome to apply.

A limited number of VTOS places are available.

Students may progress through the Higher Education Links scheme.

Students may progress to apprenticeships as follows.

  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Wood manufacturing and Finishing

On completion of the course, students are prepared for employment, including employment with building contractors, carpenters and wood manufacturing industries.