Renewable Energy Technology (Pre-University)

5M-Science Faculty

Renewable energy technology has developed in recent years and is ever more important worldwide, This Renewable Energy Technology course addresses the fundamentals of renewable energy technology. Students will study the underlying principles of energy, engineering, construction, and control systems essential in the design and maintenance of renewable energy systems.

It will enable students to develop an understanding of renewable energy systems and sustainability issues. It will develop their understanding of the existing technologies including solar photovoltaic (PV), solar thermal and wind turbine systems and their essential layer of control as used in domestic as well as commercial applications.

What Makes This Course Special

  • New Course for 2022-23
  • Learn in our fully equipped workshops
  • Learn practical skills and apply knowledge
  • Discover new technologies
  • Great professional links
  • Excellent progression routes

Course Content

  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Building Construction
  • Control Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Workshop Processes
  • 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

Entry Requirements


  • QQI Level 5 Certificate in Engineering Technology 5M2061


Additional Costs
Students on this programme require the following equipment and PPE, average costs are:

  • PPE clothing pack required €30 

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

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PLSS Code: 348718
Coordinator: Pat Lawlor

Course is subject to minimum enrolment. The programme content shown is indicative and is subject to change according to Awarding Body requirements as well as enrolment and resources.