Motor Maintenance & Light Engineering

St. John's Central College


Course Name Motor Maintenance & Light Engineering
Course Provider St. John's Central College
Alternative Provider(s) Cork 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) Cork City
This course is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the Motor Vehicle and Engineering Industries. Under the European Project scheme students may have an opportunity to undertake work placement in other European countries.
FET Code 5M2145 - Motor Technology
Duration 1 year
Comment Certification
QQI Motor Technology Level 5, Code 5M2145

Work Placement /Experience
Participants will be required to undertake 10 days of work placement in a relevant location. The College will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.
Alternative Entry

This college welcomes applications from eligible international students. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that they meet Immigration and Visa requirements prior to applying for a place on a course. Post Leav...

Course Fee Course fees outlined on
Financial Support

Expand+All students are required to pay, as part of their fees, the Department of Education and Skills (DES) Programme Participant Contribution of €200.
You may be exempt from paying this contribution if:
• You hold a Medical Card or are the dependant of ...

Interview First Round Interviews: Week of 8th April 2019, Animal Care Interviews: 20th, 21st and 22nd May, Second Round Interviews: Week of 27th May 2019.
Application Date Applications for 2019
Applications for all courses can be made online at:

1. Complete the online application form. The application form can be completed at - link below.
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

Expand+Courses begin in mid-September with a Welcome & Orientation Session.

Step 1: Complete the Application Form
Complete the online application form. The application form can be completed at
When you apply ...

Subjects Taught Auto Electricity 5N2137
Communications 5N0690
Engineering Drawing 405 5N1607
Engineering Workshop
Processes 5N1608
Mathematics 5N1833
Motor Vehicle Practice 5N2143
Motor Vehicle Theory 5N2144
Safety & Health 5N1794
Word Processing 5N1358
Work Experience 5N1356
Mature Entry Places Mature students are welcome to apply.
Entry Requirements • In general, applicants should hold a Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4 qualification. For mature applicants, appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.

• All applicants will be required to attend an interview

• An offer of a place on this course means the applicant has met the minimum entry requirements set out and attended for interview
Careers or Further Progression Education Progression Opportunities
CIT: CR046; CR071; CR061

LIT: LC281; LC284; LC286

Tralee IT: TL744, TL747, TL844, TL847


Career Opportunities
Motor Mechanic, Heavy Vehicle Mechanic, Vehicle Body Repairs, Vehicle Parts Distribution, Machine Operator, Maintenance, Self Employment, Fitter, Welder, Sheet Metal Worker. Progression in Motor and Engineering.
Further Enquiries Online applications can be made at:

For further information email:

or contact the college main office at
St John's Central College,
Tel: 021 425 5500
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here