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|QQI Award Code:||5M5010 Construction Technology|
|QQI Award Code||5M5010 Construction Technology|
You will learn the essential skills of construction and civil engineering which may allow you to progress to construction, architecture and engineering courses in Higher Education or go directly into employment.
Building Construction 5N1570
Computer Aided Design 5N1604
Architectural Drawing 5N1558
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
Materials Science 5N1637
Renewable Energy Systems 5N4975
Work Experience 5N1356
Maths for Engineering
Wood Fabrication 5N1999
Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths as an extra module.
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