Project Description

Construction & Building

5M-Science Faculty

PLSS Code: 281919
Coordinator:Laura Conheady

If you aspire to a career as a carpenter, brick-layer, or any other trade or professional in the construction industry, this programme will offer you a broad foundation of skills to support your progression.

You will learn practical construction skills and detailed underpinning theory through ‘hands on’ projects. Working with our Construction and Building experts, you can develop a broad range of skills that support progression to a range of careers.

This course will enhance your ability to progress direct to work, and will also support progression to Apprenticeships or Higher Education options.

What Makes This Course Special

  • ‘Hands-on’ practical learning
  • Learn practical skills and apply knowledge
  • Work with our Construction experts
  • Participate in a range of practical projects
  • Prepare for work
  • Progress to an Apprenticeship or HE

Course Content

  • Architectural Drawing
  • Building Construction
  • Computer Aided Draughting
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Wood Fabrication
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Building Trades
  • Brick-layer
  • CAD Technician
  • Carpenter
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Technology
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • construction-and-building-testimonial v2

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements.

QQI Level 5
Certificate in Construction Technology 5M5010

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

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

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Early Interview Option

Apply before 29 April 2020 for the opportunity of an early interview, Early interviews normally take place in May.

Apply before August 2020 for a later interview. 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.