Engineering Technology

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Engineering Technology

This programme may be of interest to students who are considering pursuing employment with a degree or an apprenticeship in the engineering field. Upon completion of this programme, students will have gained a theoretical understanding of, and acquired practical competencies in engineering skills.  In addition, learners will develop good work practices, including adherence to health and safety regulations.

1 year full time course

Course Content

  • Engineering Workshop Process
  • Engineering Workshop Theory
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Electronics
  • Wood Fabrication

Additional Qualifications (optional)

  • Safe Pass Training
  • Manual Handling Training
  • Welding Certification
  • City & Guilds
  • Abrasive Wheel Training


Award: QQI Level 5

Duration: 1 year full time

Code: 5M2061

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this programme would be suited to employment in many of the engineering fields and gives the graduate an excellent foundation for those wanting to pursue an apprenticeship.

Progression Opportunities

BEng Civil Engineering – WIT (5 reserved CNN places)

BSc Construction Management – WIT (5 reserved CNN places)

BSc Quantity Surveying – WIT (5 reserved CNN places)

BEng in Sustainable Energy Engineering – WIT


Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate, LCA or equivalent. Entry is based on interview. Mature learners and Foreign Nationals are welcome to apply.




Course Information

Course Information
  • Course Length 1 year
  • Start date September each year


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