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Engineering and Electronic Technology

Course Description

This is a one year programme which provides for students who wish to pursue careers in the engineering industry. This programme is ideally suited to candidates who wish to pursue an engineering degree at third level.

Course Duration

One Year

Course Content

Year 1

  • Communications 
  • Computer Aided Draughting 2D
  • Control Systems
  • Electronics
  • Engineering Workshop Processes
  • Engineering Workshop Theory
  • Maths
  • Mechanics
  • Work Experience

Awarding Body

QQI - Quality and Qualifications Ireland

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements for On-Line Applicants:

  • Leaving Certificate, LCVP, LCA or a level 4 certificate
  • or have reached the age of 18. 
  • Mature student

If the criteria above does not apply, you may be called for an information interview to secure a place on the programme. 

Work Experience

Work Experience is a core element of this programme providing an opportunity to put skills developed on the programme into use in a real working environment.  It allows students to create links with employers. 

Career Opportunities

Metal fabrication, welding and other related engineering sectors.

Progression to Higher Education 

Graduates of this engineering course may progress to other higher level education institutes to study courses such as Mechanical, Structural, Civil, Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering.

Course Fees

All students are required to pay the €10 application fee and €150 registration fee. Both of these fees are non-refundable. Students are also required to pay the €200 Government Levy (exemptions with valid medical card or evidence that you qualify for Maintenance Grant/Back to Education Allowance). Additional course specific fees will apply. Details of course specific fees are available on request from college office or when you apply online.


QQI Level 5 Certificate in Engineering Technology - 5M2061


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