Engineers are the innovators and problem solvers of the modern era. From simple structures to the complex, 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 enter employment at apprenticeship level or progress onto professional engineering programmes at various universities and 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.
DkIT | Engineering – Common Entry | Level 8
DkIT | Civil Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Electrical & Electronic Systems | Level 7
DkIT | Construction Management | Level 8
TU Dublin | Design Engineering | Level 8
TU Dublin | Civil and Structural Engineering | Level 8
DkIT | Architectural Technology | Level 7
Career Opportunities & Progression Routes
Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:
Apprenticeship Training | 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.