Engineering Technology

O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education


Course Name Engineering Technology
Course Provider O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education
Alternative Provider(s) Louth & Meath ETB
Course Code 5M2061
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
Engineers are the innovators and problem solvers of the modern era. From simple structures to the complex, a door handle to a supercar an engineer is involved from concept design to production. This course is designed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge to enter employment at apprenticeship level or progress onto professional engineering programmes at various universities and Institutes of Technology.
FET Code 5M2061 - Engineering Technology
Duration 1 Year
Comment Certification
5M2061 QQI Level 5 Engineering Technology
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
Materials Science
Engineering Drawing
CAD Computer Aided Design
Engineering Workshop Processes
Engineering Theory
Word Processing
Work Experience
Mature Entry Places Yes
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.
Assessment Method There is continuous assessment throughout the year and examinations are taken in the main subjects in May.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Higher Education
DkIT Engineering – Common Entry Level 8
DkIT Civil Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Electrical & Electronic Systems Level 7
DkIT Construction Management Level 8
TU Dublin Design Engineering Level 8
TU Dublin Civil and Str...

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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