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Sustainable Energy and Construction Technology

Monday, 6 March 2017

Sustainable Energy and Construction Technology

Course Code: CI061BL | SU
QQI Award Title: Construction Technology
QQI Award Letters: 5M5010
Course Duration: 1 Year

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Sustainable Energy and Construction Technology
Sustainable Energy and Construction Technology
Course Description
This course is aimed at people who wish to embark on a course of study leading to a career in the construction industry, with particular emphasis on renewable energy technology. It is specially designed to provide the learner with the skills associated with environmentally sustainable building and construction technology. The course will present learners with an opportunity to develop practical skills in the area of building construction and wood fabrication.
Course Content
  • Building Construction 
  • Work Experience
  • Wood Fabrication
  • Communications
  • Computer Aided Draughting (2D)
  • Architectural Drawing
  • Maths 
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Parametric CAD
Work Experience
A minimum of 10 days work placement must be completed in a relevant vocational area.
Career Opportunities and Progression
This course prepares you for a wide range of jobs, including employment with building contractors/developers. architects, quantity surveyors and local authorities. Graduates are also prepared for work with manufactures and suppliers of building products and materials.
Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or Level 4 award. Equal consideration will also be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.
Progression at Cavan Institute
Graduates of this course may progress to the following level 6 courses: Renewable and Engineering Technology, Furniture Design (Year 2) or Architectural Technology and Design (Year 2), all available at Cavan Institute.
Higher Education Links Scheme/Progression
Graduates of this course are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution and regarding local eligibility requirements).  
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