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Architectural Technology and Design

Course Code(s):  5M1940 ATD1
QQI Award Code:  5M1940 Computer Aided Design
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute

Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M1940 ATD1
QQI Award Code 5M1940 Computer Aided Design
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

These Architectural Technology Design courses meet the needs of learners who wish to develop a portfolio of valuable skills, for example: Architectural Drawing, CAD 2D and 3D, Architectural Model Making and Design.

These skills will equip learners to find employment in the architectural, engineering and design sectors and/or also to progress to third level colleges through the Higher Education Links Scheme. Learners are encouraged to achieve a level of competence and confidence in their skills in order to maximise their abilities and potential for the future.

What will you Study?

Architectural Drawing 5N1558
Building Construction 5N1570
Communications 5N0690
Computer Aided Design 5N1604
Design Skills
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
Mathematics
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Work Experience 5N1356
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.

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CAO with Any QQI Major Award

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
ACADX 5M1940

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Related Career Sectors

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Building, Construction & Property
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