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DK640
Applied Engineering

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Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in thhis level.

Awards at this level recognised by the National Framework of Qualifications may lead to 3rd level progression opportunities.

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Qualifications at this level prepare for occupations that involve using the skills and knowledge learned alongside existing workers in 'real world' environments.  Examples include restaurant managers, electricians, engineering technicians, legal secretaries, hairdressers, and web developers.

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Students on the programme will cover a broad spectrum of Engineering Technology including, but not limited to, elements of carpentry and joinery, plumbing and electrical trades, common engineering materials and basic manufacturing processes and techniques, giving them a broad range of skills whilst not being specialised in any one area.  


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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Graduates of this programme will have the skills and competences to enter directly into employment in the manufacturing, maintainence and general engineering and construction industries.



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