Course Description

Construction and Engineering Technology



This course is suitable for students who wish to adjust to a changing construction industry by broadening their knowledge base into energy efficient building techniques. Students are introduced to the fundamentals of green building technology with and emphasis on energy, insulation, conservation and sustainable living. Practical skills such as solar/photovoltaic panel installation, retro fitting of domestic buildings, green building technology, energy upgrades and installation of insulation are completed in order to build up the students’s skill capacity in this area. On completion graduates are eligible to progress to construction, architecture and engineering programmes at Third Level or to progress directly into employment.

Areas of Study                                                                                         Other Certification

  • Thermal Insulation Installation                                                         Safe Pass Certificate
  • Wood Fabrication
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Building Construction
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Aided Drafting (2D)
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Introduction to Revit 3D / BIM
CollegeDun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryEngineering Technology, Construction & the Built Environment
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsLevel 5 Award Construction Technology (5M5010)
Course Start Date14th September 2020
Course Duration1 year Full time
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsOne of the following Leaving Certificate A Level 4 QQI Award Mature Applicants are welcome
Carear PathGraduates can obtain employment in both the construction and the renewable energy fields completing roles in wind energy, solar power and energy efficiency.
Phone01 2809676
Course Code5M5010
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17 Cumberland Street, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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