Project Description

Engineering Technology

5M-Science Faculty

PLSS Code: 281920
Coordinator:Pat Lawlor

Engineering offers fantastic career choices – you can progress to work environments where practical skills are combined with solution-focused theory.

You will study the fundamentals of engineering – covering drawing, practical workshop skills and the underpinning theory. This course will set you on the road to engineering careers in a huge variety of disciplines including product design, aerospace, manufacturing, electrical, electronics, mechanical, energy, environment and transport. Our HE links and industry connections will help you maximise your progression and career options.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Learn in our fully equipped workshops
  • Use industry standard software SolidWorks®
  • Learn practical skills and apply knowledge
  • Discover new technologies
  • Great professional links
  • Excellent progression routes

Course Content

  • Building Construction
  • Computer Aided Draughting
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Engineering Workshop Processes
  • Engineering Workshop Theory
  • Mathematics
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • CNC Operators
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Trades
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Electrician
  • Fitter
  • Maintenance Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Tool Making
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Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements.

QQI Level 5
Certificate in Engineering Technology 5M2061

Standard registration and QQI L5 exam costs (see costs, fees and finance)

Additional Costs
PPE Clothing Pack Required
€30 average price

Optional Extra Qualifications
Safe Pass
€75 average price
Manual Handling €100 average price

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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Early Interviews

Early interviews normally take place in May with the following round taking place in August.

An offer of a place does not guarantee a place - only full payment of fees will move an applicant to registered status. If an offer is not accepted in time and a course is full then applicants will be added to a waiting list and have the opportunity to apply for another course.

Note: This is a full-time course.