QQI Level 5 Certificate: 5M2061
This is a full-time course designed to meet the needs of people interested in a career in engineering. This one year pre-engineering course is a foundation for students who wish to pursue further studies in electronic or mechanical engineering in a Third Level Institution.
The one year pre-engineering course aims to equip students with the necessary practical skills for employment in the engineering industry or as a foundation for students who wish to pursue further studies in electronic or mechanical engineering in a Third Level Institution.
- Engineering Workshop Processes
- Customer Service
- Work Experience
- Computer aided Draughting (2D)
- Materials Science
- Safety & Health at Work
- Engineering Workshop Theory
- Word processing
*Modules subject to change
Students must obtain 10 days work experience in a vocational related area. Garda Clearance maybe required for work experience
Students should be of Leaving Certificate or an equivalent standard of education. Portlaoise College also welcomes applications from mature students. Mature students are assessed on their merits and may not require the above qualifications.
Certificate in Engineering Technology QQI Level 5 Code 5M2012
Eligible students may apply for a Further Higher Education Grant or Back to Education Allowance.
– A range of programmes at Higher Level Institutions such as Carlow IT
– Apprenticeships – mechanical and electrical areas.
Progression links are possible with this course to some Higher Education Institutions through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme.
It is important to consult the appropriate Higher Education Institutes (HEI’S) to get essential information about content of courses, entry requirements, duration, career progression etc.
Students may apply on-line from the 23rd January 2017. Facilities will be available in Portlaoise College Institute of Further Education for students to apply on-line on Thursday 9 March 2017 between 5pm and 7.00pm (Open Evening)
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5 days per week - Monday to Thursday 9am - 3:55pm and Friday 9am - 1:15pm
For further details, please contact
Ms. Jane Jordan,
Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
Tel: (057) 8621480 / 8621456
Each PLC course is subject to availability. Laois & Offaly ETB reserves the right to cancel or discontinue courses.