Motor Vehicle Technology

Drogheda Institute of Further Education


Course Name Motor Vehicle Technology
Course Provider Drogheda Institute of Further Education
Alternative Provider(s) Louth & Meath ETB
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Course Code 5M2145
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) Drogheda
Course Content This one year motor vehicle course is designed for students who are interested in acquiring an introduction to the theoretical and practical areas of motor engineering.
FET Code 5M2145 - Motor Vehicle Technology
Duration 1 year
Alternative Entry Mature Student entry
Course Fee

Expand+2019/20 FEES
Student Registration Fee: €200
Government Levy: €200
QQI Award: €50
Total €450

Students will not be officially registered with the college until all fees are paid or proof of exemption status is submitted e.g. copy of SUSI grant a...

Financial Support Further Education Students are eligible to apply for a means tested grant. Application is made to SUSI

Medical Card exemptions may apply.

Back to Education Allowance may apply.
Interview First Round - Tuesday 19th March 2019. Further interviews in May or August depending on the date you apply.
Application Date Applications for all courses can be made online at

Our applications for 2019/2020 opened on 1st January 2019 and we are holding interviews for our 2019/2020 courses on Tuesday 19th March 2019. Any student who has applied will receive a text, letter and email with their interview time a week before their interview.
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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Courses commencing September 2019
Registration for all students takes place in late August / early September each year. Students will be notified by post in advance of their registration day.
Subjects Taught COURSE CONTENT
Motor Vehicle Practice
Motor Vehicle Theory
Safety and Health at Work
Customer C are
Work Experience
Mature Entry Places Mature students are welcome to apply.
Entry Requirements Applications are invited from those who have completed Leaving Certificate. Mature Students are also welcome to apply. A small number of courses have more specific entry requirements.
All students will be interviewed to ascertain their suitability for their chosen course.
Careers or Further Progression Graduates from this course will have acquired a nationally recognised qualification which will enable them to compete for employment or an apprenticeship in the motor industry. This qualification can also be used to apply for Engineering in:
IT Carlow
IT Letterkenny
IT Tralee
IT Sligo

This course also provides common entry to a range of other courses in Institutes of Technology.
Further Enquiries Contact Admissions Office or Course Co-ordinator,
Drogheda Institute,
Tel: 041 983 7105
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