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Motor Vehicle Technology

Level 5

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Engineering Technology

Level 5

Motor Vehicle Technology

Course Code: 5M2145

 

Course Content: 

  • Motor Vehicle Practice
  • Motor Vehicle Theory
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Customer Care
  • Auto-Electricity
  • Electronics
  • CAD
  • Work Experience

Award: 

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Motor Vehicle Technology

Aim:

This one year Motor Vehicle course is designed for students who are interested in acquiring an introduction to the theoretical and practical areas of motor vehicle industry.

Location:

Practical training on this course will take place in the state of the art SOLAS training garage which is located in Dundalk. Other aspects of the course are located in Drogheda Institute.

Progression & Career Options: 

Graduates from this course will have acquired a nationally recognised qualification which will enable them to compete for employment or an apprenticeship in the motor industry. This qualification can also be used to apply for Engineering in:

 


TU Dublin

Dundalk IT

GMIT

IT Letterkenny

Waterford IT

Limerick IT

Athlone IT

IT Tralee

Carlow IT

IT Sligo

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

Course Code and QQI Title:  5M2145 – Motor Vehicle Technology

DIFE Course Title:  Motor Vehicle Technology

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

TU Dublin (City Campus) Product Design, Transport Operations and Technology. Engineering Systems Maintenance, Automation Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Management and Technology, Aviation Technology, Engineering- General Entry.
Waterford IT Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering.
Carlow IT, GMIT, TU Dublin (Tallaght Campus), DKIT, LIT, CIT, IT Sligo, IT Letterkenny, AIT Mechanical Engineering, Common Entry Engineering, Mechanic and Renewable Energy.
TU Dublin (Blanchardstown Campus) Mechatronic Engineering.
IT Tralee Energy Systems Engineering, Agricultural Engineering.
National Marine College of Ireland Marine 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:  5M2145 – Motor Vehicle Technology

DIFE Course Title:  Motor Vehicle Technology

 

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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Engineering Technology (Pre-Apprenticeship)

Course Code: 5M2061

 

Course Content: 

  • Engineering Workshop Processes
  • Engineering Workshop Theory
  • Computer Aided Draughting (2D)
  • Electronics
  • Mathematics
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Engineering Drawing

Award: 

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Engineering Technology

Aim:

The aim of this course is to provide learners with an understanding of the field of Engineering. Students will gain practical skills to pursue a career in the Engineering industry and have an introduction to theory necessary for entry into Third Level education. Students will also have the opportunity to study QQI Level 5 Maths required for entry into Engineering courses at Third Level. In this course learners will through theory and practice gain experience in the following: Machine Processes, Bench Fitting, Precision Measurement, Computer Aided Design, 3D Printing & Electronics.

Progression & Career Options: 

Students who complete this course are eligible to apply for apprenticeships or go directly into the work force. Careers for engineers exist across all industry sectors. Qualified engineers typically work in sectors such as energy, transport, medical science, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, agriculture and waste management.

Graduates may also apply to a range of Degree courses in Universities and Institutes of Technology such as:

 


TU Dublin

Dundalk IT

GMIT

Letterkenny IT

Waterford IT

Limerick IT

Cork IT

Carlow IT

Athlone IT

Course Code and QQI Title:  5M2061 – Engineering Technology

DIFE Course Title:  Engineering Technology

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

TU Dublin (City Campus) Product Design, Transport Operations and Technology. Engineering Systems Maintenance, Automation Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Management and Technology, Aviation Technology, Engineering – General Entry, Networking Technologies.
Waterford IT Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering Reliability Management.
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:  5M2061 – Engineering Technology

DIFE Course Title:  Engineering Technology

 

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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