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CE08 - Level 5 Engineering Technology

Do you want to pursue a career in Engineering? Do you enjoy STEM subjects? If so, this course offers you a stepping stone to begin an exciting and lucrative career. There will always be a demand for skilled engineers in many different fields such as consulting, manufacturing, or research and development.

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Is this course right for you?

This course will equip learners with a basic understanding of the fundamentals of mechanical engineering, which is essential for anyone wishing to pursue a career in engineering. This course also provides students with an opportunity to study QQI Level 5 Mathematics which is required for entry into Engineering courses at third level.

What will you study?

The course offers practical skills in Engineering principles and processes to include machining, precision measurement, laser cutting, 3D printing, CNC machining and bench fitting, along with the theoretical knowledge of machining processes with an emphasis on safe work practices. These skills would form the basis of any course in Engineering which learners might later pursue at a third level institution or on an apprenticeship. A minimum of 10 days’ work placement must be completed. Practical workshop sessions form an integral part of the course.

Areas of study to include:

  • Engineering Workshop Processes
  • Engineering Workshop Theory
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Mathematics
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Word Processing

Additional: 3D Cad (Solid Works)
Options: Control Systems / Electronics

Qualifications Obtained

5M2061 QQI Level 5 Engineering Technology

Further Information

Find out about Entry Requirements.

For more information on this course, please contact the college office. Email: info@monaghaninstitute.ie

CE08 - Level 5 Engineering Technology

Do you want to pursue a career in Engineering? Do you enjoy STEM subjects? If so, this course offers you a stepping stone to begin an exciting and lucrative career. There will always be a demand for skilled engineers in many different fields such as consulting, manufacturing, or research and development.

CE08 - Level 5 Engineering Technology

Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00

CE08 - Level 5 Engineering Technology

Career Prospects

Engineering Technology graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Electronic Technician | Mechanical Engineering | Civil Engineering | CNC Operators | Electrician | Machine Operator | Maintenance Fitter | Welder | Mechanic | Sheet Metal Worker | Fabricator | Tool Die Maker | Panel Beater | Fitter Turner | Draughtsman | Plumber.

Higher Certificate Progression

There are many higher certificate options available from this course, including:

College Course Area Level
DkIT Applied Engineering 6
AIT Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) 6

Degree Progression

There are many degree options available from this course, including:

College Course Area Level
DkIT Mechanical Engineering 7
AIT Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) 7
DIT Mechanical Engineering 7
DIT Electrical Services Engineering 7

CE09 - Level 5 Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Technology

A mechanic is a skilled technician who services and resolves technical problems with cars and commercial vehicles. The work includes completing routine vehicle services, examining and preparing the vehicle for the National Car Test (NCT) or the Commercial Vehicle Road worthiness Test (CVRT) and resolving problems with their mechanical and electrical operations.

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Is this course right for you?

This course is aimed at anyone who has an interest in car maintenance and who wishes to join the automotive industry. It will also be of interest to students who want to gain a formal qualification in Motor Vehicle Maintenance as well as to those who simply want to expand their knowledge of Motor Vehicle Maintenance. The course is designed to help you develop occupational knowledge and carry out practical tasks.

What will you study?

This is a one-year QQI Level 5 course which aims to equip students with a good basic knowledge of the practical and theoretical aspects of Motor Car Technology. You will learn theoretical and practical aspects of the essential knowledge and skills required in today’s motor vehicle repair industry. You will also learn about health and safety in the workplace and other skills needed to work in a garage.

Areas of study to include:

  • Motor Vehicle Practice
  • Motor Vehicle Theory
  • Safety & Welfare at Work
  • Engineering Workshop Processes
  • Engineering Workshop Theory
  • Auto-Electricity
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Qualifications Obtained

5M2145 QQI Level 5 Motor Technology

Further Information

Find out about Entry Requirements.

For more information on this course, please contact the college office. Email: info@monaghaninstitute.ie

CE09 - Level 5 Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Technology

A mechanic is a skilled technician who services and resolves technical problems with cars and commercial vehicles. The work includes completing routine vehicle services, examining and preparing the vehicle for the National Car Test (NCT) or the Commercial Vehicle Road worthiness Test (CVRT) and resolving problems with their mechanical and electrical operations.

CE09 - Level 5 Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Technology

Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00

CE09 - Level 5 Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Technology

Career Prospects

Motor Technology Graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Independent Garage Mechanic | Freight/transport Mechanic | Diesel Service Mechanic |Front-end mechanic │Brake specialist │Transmission specialist | Senior Technician │Workshop Supervisor │ Garage Manager │ Breakdown Engineer │ NCT Tester │ Motorsport Engineering Specialist│ Electric and Hybrid car specialist

Higher Certificate Progression

There are many higher certificate options available from this course, including:

College Course Area Level
DkIT Applied Engineering 6
AIT Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) 6

Degree Progression

There are many degree options available from this course, including:

College Course Area Level
DkIT Mechanical Engineering 7
DIT Mechanical Engineering 7
DIT Aviation Technology 7
DIT Automotive Management & Technology 7
DIT Transport Operations & Technology 8