Duration: 1 year(March – March)
The course aims to educate and train students in Mechanical Engineering with emphasis on the technical requirements of industry in Ireland. The course is a preparation for direct employment in an engineering industry and It will also provide students with a solid foundation to study an engineering course at third level. Students studying Engineering have access to technical workshops, fitted with a variety of specialist equipment . Students will gain practical skills to pursue a career in the Engineering industry. They will also have the opportunity to study QQI Level 5 Maths required for entry into engineering courses at Third Level. In this course the learner, will through theory and practice gain experience in the following: Machine Processes, Bench Fitting, Precision Measurement, Computer Aided Design, 3D Printing & Electronics.
• 5N1608 QQI Level 5 Engineering Workshop Processes
• 5N2136 QQI Level 5 Engineering Workshop Theory
• 5N1833 QQI Level 5 Mathematics
• 5N0690 QQI Level 5 Communications
• 5N1356 QQI Level 5 Work Experience
• 5N1570 QQI Level 5 Building Construction
• 5N1794 QQI Level 5 Safety and Health at Work
• 5N1604 QQI Level 5 Computer Aided Drafting (2D)
Applicants should have Leaving Certificate or Leaving Cert Applied. These entry requirements may be waived in some instances particularly to those with relevant experience. Applicants will be interviewed.
• QQI Level 5 Engineering Technology (5M2061)
• Manual Handling
• Occupational First Aid (optional)
An Administration charge of €250 applies. Exam fees and Government Levy are subject to exemption
The full QQI Level 5 Award facilitates entry to a wide range of third level institutions nationwide through the Higher Education Links Scheme. Further details are available from relevant institutions.
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