Engineers are the innovators and problem solvers of the modern era. From simple to complex structures; a door handle to a supercar, an engineer is involved from concept design to production. This course is designed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge to gain employment, access apprenticeship programmes or progress to further study in Universities/ Institutes of Technology.
- Materials Science
- Engineering Drawing
- CAD Computer Aided Design
- Engineering Workshop Processes
- Engineering Theory
- Word Processing
- Work Experience
All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.
Progression To Degrees
DkIT | Engineering – Common Entry | Level 8
DkIT | Construction Management | Level 8
TU Dublin | Design Engineering | Level 8
TU Dublin | Civil and Structural Engineering | Level 8 • DkIT | Architectural Technology | Level 7
DkIT | Civil Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Electrical & Electronic Systems | Level 7
Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:
Engineering Machine Operative | Engineering Technician – Civil | Engineering Technician – Electrical | Engineering Technician – Mechanical | Engineering Craft Machinist | Building Services Engineering Technician | Agricultural Technician
Student Services Costs: €200
Government Levy (PPC): €200
The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):
- Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
- Those who are eligible under the student grant scheme
- Those in receipt of the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA)
QQI Certification Charge:
- QQI Level 5 €50
- QQI Level 6 €80
Fees charged by professional bodies - These will be outlined under Additional fees for applicable courses.
Additional costs which may include: Books, uniforms, equipment and trips.