Carpentry & Construction Studies

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Course Content

C a r p e n t r y & C o n s t r u c t i o n S t u d i e s
  • Building Construction
  • Building Services
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Wood Fabrication
  • Design Skills
  • Maths for STEM
  • Communications
  • Computer Aided Drafting
  • Engineering Workshop Processes
  • Work Experience

Course Description

Equip yourself with relevant skills to begin a career in construction. Employers are seeking apprentices who have basic qualifications in Maths, CAD and Communication skills to add to their chosen trade. There is a massive increase in the number of apprenticeships available at the moment, so make sure you are ready to take that step by embarking on a building construction course.


Career Opportunities

Graduates may progress to apprenticeship programmes in various disciplines including:

Engineering | Plumbing | Building Construction | Wood Manufacturing & Finishing | Building Surveying | Quantity Surveying | Metal Fabrication | Carpentry | Joinery | Pipe Fitting | Tool Making | Computing 


47K houses will have to be built each year for the next five years just to meet demand

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Progression to degrees

TU Dublin/GMIT/AIT | Civil Engineering | Level 7
DKIT | Building Surveying | Level 8
TU Dublin/DKIT | Engineering | Level 8
Carlow IT/IT Sligo/LYIT |Quantity Surveying | Level 8
DKIT/GMIT/CIT | Mechanical Engineering | Level 7
TU Dublin/DKIT/GMIT | Construction Management | Level 8
TU Dublin/Carlow IT/DKIT | Architectural Technology | Level 8
TU Dublin | Timber Products Technology | Level 7

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Fees For The Academic Year 2024 – 2025

All courses have a Registration Fee of €30 (non-refundable).

A non-refundable Registration fee of €30 will be payable on acceptance of a PLC place. Essential course materials may be required for some courses the cost of which will be borne by the student.

All fees are subject to change. All fees must be paid with a Credit/Debit card online. No cash is acceptable.

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