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Carpentry Techniques

Monday, 18 November 2019

Carpentry Techniques

Course Code: CI061FU
Course Level: 5
Award Title: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Construction Technology
QQI Code: 5M5010
Duration: 1 Year
Carpentry Techniques
Carpentry Techniques
Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.

Course Description
The purpose of this course is to provide students with the information, skills and practical experience necessary to work in the area of carpentry and joinery. This course, which focuses on passive house building techniques and NZEB standards, aims to produce graduates who are equipped to work in the rapidly changing landscape of today's wood construction industry. 

The course is practical in nature and aims to prepare students to find employment with small and large contractors as apprentices or trainee carpenters. 

Course Content
Architectural Drawing
Computer Aided Draughting (2D)
Safety and Health at Work
Combined Materials
Furniture Making
Wood Fabrication
Work Experience

Career Opportunities
Career opportunities include woodworking trades, construction, engineering and design i.e., carpentry, joinery, cabinet making, or a career in furniture, product, industrial sustainable design or architectural technology. 

Progression Opportunities
At Cavan Institute: Graduates of this course may progress to level 6 courses Design (Year 2) or  Renewable and Engineering Technology (Year 2), both available at Cavan Institute.

Elsewhere: 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 regarding local eligibility requirements).