Architecture & Building Information Modelling

O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education


Course Name Architecture & Building Information Modelling
Course Provider O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education
Alternative Provider(s) Louth & Meath ETB
Course Code 5M1940
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dundalk
Course Content Course Aim
Are you practically minded? Do you enjoy being creative or do you have a vision for building design. The course is designed to give you a thorough understanding of construction techniques, drawing and specification development, Building Information Modelling (BIM) and architectural detailing necessary to work as part of a design team. The course focuses on both progression into employment or on to degree-level study.
FET Code 5M1940 QQI Level 5 Computer Aided Design
Duration 1 Year
Comment Certification
5M1940 QQI Level 5 Computer Aided Design
Alternative Entry Mature students are very welcome on all courses in O'Fiaich Institute of further Education and the number of mature students is rising steadily. Some mature students are eligible for VTOS scheme (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme).
Course Fee

Expand+Student Services Costs: €200
Government Levy (PPC): €200

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):
-Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
-Those who are eli...

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Interview First round interviews take place the end of May. Second Round Interviews take place in late August.
Application Date

Expand+You can apply online to Ó Fiaich Institute of Further Education online (link below)
Applications for the each academic year will open from February 1st and closing date for 1st Round of interviews is early May 2019.

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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment PLC Courses begin in September 2019
Subjects Taught Course Modules
Computer Aided Drafting
Design Skills
Work Experience
Materials Science
Spreadsheets Methods
Parametric CAD
Architectural Drawing
Building Construction
Entry Requirements All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Higher Education
TU Dublin Architecture Level 8
DkIT Architectural Technology Level 8
Griffith College Interior Architecture & Design Level 8
Waterford IT Architecture & Building Modelling Technology Level 8
TU Dublin Architectural Technology Le...

Further Enquiries Further Education Director,
O' Fiaich Institute of Further Education,
Tel: 042 933 1398 / 933 1402
Fax: 042 933 8054
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