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Building Construction (Pre-Apprenticeship)

Level 5

Building Construction (Pre-Apprenticeship)

Course Code: 5M5010

 

Course Content: 

  • Building Construction
  • Wood Fabrication
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Architectural Drawing
  • CAD
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Safe Pass

Award: 

This one year course aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop essential knowledge and practical skills to work in the rapidly growing construction and renewable energy industries. It gives students a taste of all the main construction trades including Carpentry & Joinery, Building, Plumbing and Electrical. Students will also gain significant on site experience with some of the largest construction companies in the area. The course also provides progression opportunities into Further and Higher Education.

Aim:

This one year course aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop essential knowledge and practical skills to work in the rapidly growing construction and renewable energy industries. It gives students a taste of all the main construction trades including Carpentry & Joinery, Building, Plumbing and Electrical. Students will also gain significant on site experience with some of the largest construction companies in the area. The course also provides progression opportunities into Further and Higher Education.

Progression & Career Options: 

Graduates from this course will have acquired a nationally recognised qualification which will enable them to compete for apprenticeship or direct employment in a wide range of construction or renewable energy related jobs. Graduates may also apply to a range of Degree courses in Universities and Institutes of Technology such as:

 


TU Dublin

Dundalk IT

GMIT

Cork IT

Limerick IT

Carlow IT

This course also provides common entry to a range of other courses in Institutes of Technology.

Course Code and QQI Title:  5M5010 – Building Construction

DIFE Course Title:  Building Construction (Pre-Apprenticeship)

Level 7 and 8 Courses to which this course is linked:

TU Dublin (City Campus) Architecture, Planning and Environmental Management, Quantity Surveying, Construction Economics, Geomatics, Construction Management, Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Engineering – General Entry, Timber Product Technology, Building Services (Maintenance and Conservation).
Carlow IT Construction Technology.
LIT Construction Technology
CIT, GMIT, DKIT, LIT   Construction Management
DKIT  Building Surveying, Architectural Technology, Construction Management, Engineering.
Entry to a range of other courses in Institutes of Technology.

This is not an exhaustive list.  Applicants are advised at all times to confirm linked Awards, any additional module requirements, application processes and scoring systems with the Admissions Offices of the participating higher education institutions, or visit www.cao.ie. 

Course Code and QQI Title:  5M5010 – Building Construction

DIFE Course Title:  Building Construction (Pre-Apprenticeship)

 

Student Registration Fee € 200
PLC Government Levy € 200
QQI Exam Fee € 50
Course Fees/Materials
DIFE Total € 450
Note – Some courses may require the learner to purchase relevant industry-specific material for their own use which may not be included in the course fees outlined above. 
 
€30 of the Student Registration Fee is non-refundable. All fees are subject to change.

 

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