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TA203
Mechanical 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 this 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.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
2 Years
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This course will cover the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. There is a large emphasis placed on practical training during the two years where students gain engineering knowledge through conducting laboratory work, design and manufacturing components in our workshops and through testing of materials in experiments. 

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TA203 - Mechanical Engineering
IT Tallaght

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TA203 - Mechanical Engineering
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Essential Module Requirements:
C20174 - Mathematics for Engineering
or C20175 - Mathematics for Computing
or C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics"
or 6N3395 - Mathematics"
or OD1 in LCE Maths

Note: Information for 2017 Entry

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This course targets jobs in the mechanical and manufacturing engineering industry. At the end of the TWO years, graduates have a choice of progressing onto the Bachelor of Engineering Degree – Mechanical Engineering OR entering the workforce in industry as a Mechanical Engineering Technician. 



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