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Cavan Institute

Pre-Apprenticeship Building Construction

5M5010

Pre-Apprenticeship Building Construction

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.

Career Opportunities

This course prepares you for progression to a wide range of apprenticeships including brick and stone masonry, carpentry & joinery, plumbing, plastering, and painting and decorating. Career opportunities include employment with building contractors or developers, architects, quantity surveyors and local authorities. Graduates are also prepared for work with manufacturers and suppliers of building products and materials.

Progression

At Cavan Institute: Upon successful completion of this programme, students may progress to the one-year level 6 QQI courses Administration and IT for Business or Business Studies (Year 2). They may also progress to the ATI Accounting Technicians Course, also available in Cavan Institute. Elsewhere: Graduates of this course in Pre-University Accounting and Finance 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 Higher Education Institutions (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).

This course prepares you for progression to a wide range of apprenticeships including brick and stone masonry, carpentry &  joinery, plumbing, plastering, and painting and decorating. Career opportunities include employment with building contractors or developers,   architects, quantity surveyors and local authorities. Graduates are also   prepared for work with manufacturers and suppliers of building products and   materials.

Course Fees

Course Content

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Construction Technology

  • Building Construction

  • Renewable Energy Systems

  • Work Experience

  • Mathematics

  • Architectural Drawing

  • Computer-Aided Draughting (2D)

  • Thermal Insulation

  • Wood Fabrication

  • Communications

About This Course

This one year course aims to provide students with   the opportunity to develop essential knowledge and practical skills to work in the rapidly growing Construction and Renewable Energy sector who wish to seek entry to Apprenticeships / SOLAS (FAS) / Further Training. It also   prepares students for progression to third-level. It gives students a taste   of all the main construction trades including carpentry & joinery and   building construction. Students will also gain significant on-site experience with some of the largest construction companies in the area.

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