Advanced Wood & Sustainable Building Technology

Institute of Technology Sligo

 

Course Name Advanced Wood & Sustainable Building Technology
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG332
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode, Sligo Town
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration 3 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Five grade O6/H7.

Leaving Certificate subjects must include Mathematics* and English or Irish.

F2 Foundation Level Maths is accepted for this programme
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Maths
25 additional points will be awarded for higher level Mathematics at grades H6 and above.

* Some courses do not require Mathematics as an entry requirement, while others have certain exemptions or honours requirements – p...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP
LCVP modules can be counted as one of the passes required when considering LCE entry requirements for IT Sligo courses. CAO points are awarded as follows:

Level Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information Points
A full QQI FET/FETAC Level 5 or 6 major award will have a minimum credit value of 120.
Component awards, or achievement of less than 120 credits, do not constitute a full award.
All QQI FET/FETAC Level 5 and Level 6 awards will be scored using the best 120 credits to deliver a maximum of 390 points regardless of whether they were achieved before or after the introduction of CAS. The scoring process is outlined on the CAO website at www.CAO.ie
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants Mature Applicants

Entry Requirements
The sole criterion for qualification as a mature applicant is age. You are required to be over 23 on 1st January of the calendar year of application. Applications should be made through the CAO in the usual way.

A full QQI FET/FETAC (Level 5 or 6) award.
Alternative Entry

Expand+The Minimum Entry Requirements For Applicants From Northern Ireland (GCE AS, A2, AVCE, Double Award, BTEC) Are:
Applicants must have a recognised award at Level 3 on the UK framework of qualifications. GCE AS and A Level, NVQ Level 3, Advanced Diplo...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 32
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Financial Support

Expand+A Student Contribution (registration) fee of €3,000 (2021/22) is payable by all students who do not qualify for a grant or scholarship. SUSI, Student Universal Support Ireland, provides financial support to eligible students. There are two elemen...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION:
The focus of the programme is to create a strong foundation in carpentry and joinery practice and develop skills in sustainable building technologies, methods and materials, including the construction of low-energy buildings ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+PROGRAMME OVERVIEW:

Year One: Introduction to the basic domestic building elements and construction methods including Practical Carpentry & Joinery, Site Management, Information Communication Technology, Sustainable Construction Materials and Det...

Comment SPECIAL FEATURES:
This programme has an exit award after two years of a Higher Certificate, Level 6. The programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), the largest construction body of its type.
Careers or Further Progression GRADUATE DESTINATIONS:
Many graduates work as Building Contractors, Construction Project Managers, Carpenters, Fire Safety Engineers, Site Managers and Architectural Technicians. A wide and diverse range of employment opportunities are on offer from construction planning to building surveying and site mapping.

Graduates have the opportunity to progress to a one-year Level 8 add on Degree in Construction Project Management in IT Sligo, or other related courses.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 931 8510
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
www.itsligo.ie/SG332
 
Points History
Year Points
2020 208
2019 180
2018 170