Featured Advice
What are your interests?

Creative?

Creative

Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be atrracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design activities, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.

logo imagelogo image

Carpentry & Joinery

<
Back to CourseFinder
Mallow College of Further Education

Mallow College of Further Education
Must be registered to save to Career File

Course overview

Course Code 6M18174
QQI Award Code 6M18174 Craft Carpentry and Joinery
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

A report commissioned by the Construction Federation of Ireland has identified that the Irish Construction Industry is set to grow by 9% annually and will require 30,800 carpenters and joiners by 2020. Meet the needs of this industry with an apprenticeship in Carpentry and Joinery.

What will you Study?

Site Works
Roofs
Joinery
Roofs
Joinery
Site setting out & levelling
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

To view CAO courses to which any Major Award (including this one) provides a possible Progression route, click below:

CAO with Any QQI Major Award

To view additional CAO courses which this specific course may lead to, click on one of the Award Codes below:

Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
6M18174

To calculate Points based on your QQI award results, use the PLC Points Calculator.

Further Research

hidden College Website Course Page

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

hidden Qualifax Course Page

Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

Disclaimer: These links are to web sites outside of CareersPortal and we accept no responsibility for the information on them.


Other courses you may be interested in...

The following courses are related to the course above and are from colleges in the same region. These might be worth exploring further. You can sort the list by Title or College by clicking on the column headings.
Course Title College
Carpentry Construction & Technology Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE 
Construction Technology Waterford College of Further Education 
Carpentry & Joinery (Pre-Apprenticeship) Kerry College of Further Education 
Furniture Design & Manufacture North Kerry College of Further Education 
Civil, Mechanical & Electronics Engineering Central Technical Institute Senior College 
Construction Technology - East Limerick Campus Limerick College of Further Education 
Building Construction St. John's Central College 
Construction Technology Roscrea Community College 
Building Construction (Pre-Apprenticeship) Kerry College of Further Education 

Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Bricklayer   Building Engineer  
Construction / Building    Cabinet Maker  
Carpenter / Joiner   Carpet/Vinyl Fitter  
Engineering Technician - Civil   Civil / Construction Engineer  
Concrete Finisher   Construction Plant Fitter  
Construction Plant Mechanic   Crane Operator  
Cleaner - Industrial   Draughtsperson  
Electrician   Fitter - Plant Machinery  
Tiler / Tile Fitter   General Operative - Construction  
Glazier / Stone Cutter   Metal Fabricator  
Painter / Decorator   Plant Operative  
Plasterer   Plumber  
Scaffolder   Sheet Metal Worker / Plater  
Site Technician   Slater / Roofer  
Steelfixer / Erector   Surveyor  
Engineering Production Manager   Facilities Manager  
Site Engineer   Demolition Operative  
Insulation Workers   Stonemason  
Geomatics Surveyor    Cleaner - Household  
Aerial & Satellite Installers   Building Labourer / Construction Worker  
Building Services Engineering Technician   Building Technician  
Caretaker   Electronic Security Systems Technician  
French Polisher   Gas Distribution Worker  
Gas Fitter   Heating and Ventilating Fitter  
Industrial Insulator   Road / Paving / Asphalt Workers  
Security Attendant / Porter   Quarry Worker  
Refuse Collector   Steeplejack  
Street Cleaner   Thatcher  
Window Cleaner   Window Fitter  
Radiographer - Industrial    Welder  
Industrial Abseiler   Construction Planner  
Construction Site Manager/Site Agent   Bricklayer / Stonelayer  
Carpenter / Joiner   Electricial  
Electrical Instrumentation   Electronic Security Systems  
Industrial Insulator   Painter / Decorator  
Plasterer   Plumber  
Sheet Metal Worker   Pipe Fitter  
Stone Cutter / Stone Mason   Engineering Services Management   
Scaffolding     

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Construction, Architecture & Property
Note: Use the 'Back' button on your browser to return to this page from these links.

National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

The following data provides general information about this Award from colleges across Ireland.