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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
Administration Fee € 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
TU Dublin Mechanical Engineering 6
AIT Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) 6
Sligo IT Engineering 6

Degree Progression

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

College Course Area Level
TU Dublin Engineering 8
DkIT Mechanical Engineering 7
AIT Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) 7
TU Dublin Mechanical Engineering 7
TU Dublin Electrical Services Engineering 7