Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Lisa Kelly from Health Service Executive to give some advice for people considering this job:

Lisa Kelly

Speech and Language

Health Service Executive

Read more

Lisa Kelly

Get some experience working with both children and the elderly and feel comfortable working with both. Throughout college you will take part in clinical placements where you will be required to work with various age groups.

Work hard in school and achieve good Leaving Cert. results in order to get the necessary points for entry into the course.

Research the career thoroughly and arrange to speak with a speech and language therapist to discuss the job further.

Think about the personal characteristics mentioned below that are important for the job and think about whether you possess these characteristics

Close

Investigative?
Investigative
The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.
All Courses
PLC Progression Routes
PLC Points Calculator
CAO Points Calculator
CAO Video Guide

Limerick College of Further Education
Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
IT Sligo
Career Interviews
Sector Profiles
School Subjects (LC)
College Courses
Close
Study Skills
Other
Work Experience (School)
CV & Interview Preparation

Course Details

logo imagelogo image
<
Back to CourseFinder
 0

DC200
Common Entry into Engineering (Undenominated Entry)

Ed Zone

Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

Career Opportunities
3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
Druation goes here.....
381

2017 Points

381

Change
-24
Saves this course to your Career File if you are registered.

Summary... header image

Engineers can be found in many fields from high-tech industry and medicine to financial services, energy aware technologies and biotechnology.

If unsure of which strand of engineering is for you this course helps you to choose while studying the fundamentals of engineering.

After the first year students choose from Electronic and Computer Engineering (DC190), Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (DC195), Biomedical Engineering (DC197) and Mechatronic Engineering (DC193).


DCU Engineering and Computing

Course Details header image

From College Website...
Go...
DC200 - Common Entry into Engineering (Undenominated Entry)
DCU

From Qualifax...
Go...
DC200 - Common Entry into Engineering (Undenominated Entry)
Qualifax - The National Courses Database
DISCLAIMER: These links are to official sources of information for this course - we accept no responsibility for the information on them.


Entry Requirementsheader image

To view the Leaving Certificate minimum entry requirements for this course, Click Here [Source: Qualifax]

To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.

QQI FET/FETAC Links header image

This course does not appear to accept applicants with Further Education and Training (FET) awards. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

Career Progression header image

Graduates of engineering are in demand in a range of industries and employment areas.



Related Coursesheader image

The following course suggestions also prepare for work in this Career Sector, and may suit people with similar Career Interests. They are from colleges in the same region, and might also be worth exploring. You can sort the list by Title or College by clicking on the column headings. You can Tag any of these courses from within the individual course pages.

Course Title College
Timber Product Technology Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT 
Electrical Services Engineering Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT 
Electrical Services & Energy Management Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT 
Networking Technologies Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT 
Computer Engineering in Mobile Systems IT Blanchardstown - ITB 
Electronics and Computer Engineering IT Blanchardstown - ITB 
Computer Engineering IT Blanchardstown - ITB 
Electronic Engineering IT Tallaght 
Engineering Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Engineering - Common Entry IT Blanchardstown - ITB 
Energy and Environmental Engineering IT Tallaght 
Electronic Engineering IT Tallaght 
Electronic Engineering IT Tallaght 
Energy Systems Engineering IT Tallaght 
Engineering (General Entry) Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT 
Engineering (General Entry) Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT 
Electronic and Computer Engineering Dublin City University - DCU 
Engineering (Common Entry) IT Blanchardstown - ITB 
Electrical and Control Engineering Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT 
Common Entry into Engineering (Undenominated Entry) Dublin City University - DCU 
Mechatronic Engineering Dublin City University - DCU 
Engineering University College Dublin - UCD 
Electronics and Communications Engineering Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT 
Mechatronic Engineering IT Blanchardstown - ITB 
Mechatronic Engineering IT Blanchardstown - ITB 
Product Design National College of Art and Design - NCAD 
Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering Dublin City University - DCU 
Mechanical Engineering IT Tallaght 
Product Design Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT 
Engineering Systems Maintenance Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT 
Mechanical Engineering IT Tallaght 
Mechanical Engineering IT Tallaght 
Automotive Management and Technology Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT 
Engineering with Management Trinity College Dublin - TCD 
Mechanical Engineering Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT 
Automation Engineering Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT 
Automation Engineering IT Tallaght 
Applied Physics Dublin City University - DCU 
Physics Technology Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT 
Aviation Technology Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT 
Transport Operations and Technology Dublin Institute of Technology - DIT 
Biomedical Engineering Dublin City University - DCU 


Download our
Leaving Cert
Points Calculator

and Course Search App pointsCalcImage

Download our Points Calculator on the app store
Download CAOCalc+ on the google paly store

CAO Toolbox

15
CAO CourseFinder CAO CourseFinder 
New Courses New Courses 
Restricted Courses Restricted Courses 
Points Calculator Points Calculator 
CAO Course Worksheet CAO Course Worksheet 
Alert Lists Alert Lists 
CAO Handbook CAO Handbook 
CAO Website CAO Website 
CAO Video Guide CAO Video Guide 
CAO and STEM Careers CAO and STEM Careers 
Key Dates 2017-18 Key Dates 2017-18 
Access to College - HEAR Access to College - HEAR 
Access to College - DARE Access to College - DARE 
CAO - Application Trends CAO - Application Trends 
Course Choice Checklist (pdf) Course Choice Checklist (pdf) 

Career Guidance