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Central Technical Institute Senior College

Central Technical Institute Senior College
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2061 5M2010
QQI Award Code 5M2061 Engineering Technology
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course provides learners with a variety of experiences, with a focus on hands-on practical skills supported by theoretical knowledge of modern trends in various engineering disciplines and of the latest technologies. People seeking to improve their opportunities for worthwhile employment, apprenticeships and self-employment can gain from participating in this course.

What will you Study?

Safety & Health at Work (5N1794)
Engineering Workshop Processes (5N1608)
Mathematics (5N1833)
Communications (5N0690)
Computer Aided Draughting (2D) (5N1604)
Building Construction (5N1570)
Electronics (5N1606)
Word Processing (5N1358)








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Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

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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
CENGT 5M2061

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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.
Landscape Architect / Designer   Landscape Manager  
Landscape Scientist   Architect  
Architect - Conservation   French Polisher  
Draughtsperson   Metal Fabricator  
Cabinet Maker   Town Planning Support  
Architectural Technician / Technologist   BIM (Building Information Modelling) Professional  
Building / Construction Project Manager   Traffic Engineer  
Acoustic Consultant   Structural Engineer  
Engineer   Site Forman  
Site Engineer   Building Labourer / Construction Worker  
Geomatics Surveyor    Facilities Manager  
Stonemason   Insulation Workers  
Industrial Insulator   Building Technician  
Gas Distribution Worker   Construction Planner  
Industrial Abseiler   Welder  
Radiographer - Industrial    Steeplejack  
Road / Paving / Asphalt Workers   Construction Site Manager/Site Agent  
Heating and Ventilating Fitter   Gas Fitter  
Engineering Production Manager   Plumber  
Civil / Construction Engineer   Concrete Finisher  
Plasterer   Painter / Decorator  
Construction Plant Fitter   Electrician  
Construction Plant Mechanic   Fitter - Plant Machinery  
Tiler / Tile Fitter   Glazier / Stone Cutter  
Engineering Technician - Civil   Carpet/Vinyl Fitter  
Carpenter / Joiner   Bricklayer  
Building Services Engineering Technician   Surveyor  
Site Technician   Building Engineer  
Insurance Surveyor   Construction / Building   
Sheet Metal Worker / Plater   Scaffolder  
Naval Architect   Materials Scientist / Technologist  
Process Development Scientist   Aeronautical / Aerospace Engineer  
Mechanical Engineer   Supply Chain Analyst  
Machinist - Manufacturing   Locksmith  
Colour Technician - Textiles   Polymer Technician  
Refrigeration Craftsperson   Engineering Technician - Mechanical   
Horologist   Blacksmith  
Manufacturing Engineer   Manufacturing Technician  
Army Apprentice   Foundry Worker  
Spray Painter   Engineering Machine Operator  
Engineering Craft Machinist   Mechanic / Automotive Technician  
Yield Analysis Engineer   Vehicle Body Repairer / Panel Beater  
Roustabout - Roughneck   Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson  
Patternmaker   Electronic Security Systems Technician  
Geological Technician   Cartographic Draughtsperson  
Environmental Engineer   Environmental Officer  

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.
Building, Construction & Property
Mechanical Engineering & Manufacturing
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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