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Sustainable Construction Technologies

Course Code(s):  5M5010
QQI Award Code:  5M5010 Construction Technology
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 5M5010
QQI Award Code 5M5010 Construction Technology
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is designed to create awareness in environmental issues in the built environment, and to explore the relationship between people, energy use and the environmental impact of buildings.

Students will be introduced to the principles and theories of sustainable and environmental design of a building to include the analysis and assessment of the environmental performance of a building design.

What will you Study?

Materials Science 5N1637
Building Construction 5N1570
Renewable Energy Systems 5N4975
Environmental Studies
Green Building
Mathematics for Engineering
Thermal Insulation Installation
Communications 5N0690
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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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
CCONT 5M5010

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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   Cabinet Maker  
Draughtsperson   Metal Fabricator  
Town Planning Support   Architectural Technician / Technologist  
Building / Construction Project Manager   Structural Engineer  
Traffic Engineer   Acoustic Consultant  
Engineer   Site Engineer  
Facilities Manager   Engineering Production Manager  
Surveyor   Site Technician  
Insulation Workers   Stonemason  
Geomatics Surveyor    Building Services Engineering Technician  
Building Technician   Gas Fitter  
Heating and Ventilating Fitter   Industrial Insulator  
Welder   Industrial Abseiler  
Sheet Metal Worker / Plater   Glazier / Stone Cutter  
Carpet/Vinyl Fitter   Tiler / Tile Fitter  
Building Services Engineer   Engineering Technician - Civil  
Civil / Construction Engineer   Construction Plant Fitter  
Construction Plant Mechanic   Fitter - Plant Machinery  
Electrician   Carpenter / Joiner  
Construction / Building    Plasterer  
Painter / Decorator   Bricklayer  
Insurance Surveyor   Scaffolder  
Plumber   Electronic Security Systems Technician  
Geological Technician   Cartographic Draughtsperson  
Field trials officer   Mathematical Modeller   
Environmental Chemist   Solar Physicist   
Mining / Geological Engineer   Gas Engineer  
Geologist   Meteorologist / Weather Forecaster  
Hydrologist   Energy Engineer  
Geoscientist   Atmospheric Scientist  
Energy Manager / Consultant   Water Engineer  
Soil Scientist   Environmental Engineer  
Environmental Consultant   Environmental Officer  
Botanist   Ecologist  
Environmental Scientist   Environmental Health Officer  
Environmental Technician   Minerals / Mining Surveyor  

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
Earth Science & Environment
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