Construction Technology with Draughting (Construction Technology)

QQI Level 5 Major Award in Construction Technology 5M5010

This course is aimed at people who wish to embark on a career or gain qualifications in the construction industry, with a particular emphasis on renewable energy technology. It is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills associated with environmentally sustainable building and construction technology. The course enables students to develop practical skills in the areas of building construction and wood fabrication.

  • Building Construction (5N1570)
  • Architectural Drawing (5N1558)
  • Communications (5N0690)
  • Work Experience (5N1356)
  • Computer Aided Draughting (5N1604)
  • Safety & Health at Work (5N1794)
  • Appreciation of Art, Craft & Design (5N0755)
  • Mathematics (5N1833)
  • Design Skills (5N0784)

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 can progress through the Higher Education Links scheme.

Students may progress to apprenticeships as follows.

  • Brick and Stonelaying
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Plastering
  • Plumbing
  • Stonecutting and Stonemasonary

On successful completion of the course students are prepared for employment, including employment with building contractors/developers, architects, quantity surveyors and local authorities.