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
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
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration 3 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Higher Certificate/Level 6 And Ordinary Degree/Level 7

Five grade O6/H7. Leaving Certificate subjects must include Mathematics* and English or Irish.

Bonus Points for Maths
25 additional points will be awarded for higher level Mathematics at g...

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

Expand+Scoring System for Eligible Applicants who hold QQI FET/FETAC Awards
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.

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Mature Applicants

Expand+If you are under 23 years of age, you must have a Leaving Certificate or equivalent, e.g. National Craft Certificate (Phases 2, 4 and 6).

IT Sligo welcomes applications from mature students. Up to 20% of places on courses in the Institute are res...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Applicants holding a phase 6 Craft Certificate can gain automatic “ entry to Year Two “ of the programme.

The Minimum Entry Requirements For Applicants From Northern Ireland (gce As, A2, Avce, Double Award, Btec) Are:
Applicants must have a reco...

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Number of Places 32
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Financial Support

Expand+A Student Contribution (registration) fee of €3,000 (2019/20) 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 elements...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content Programme Description:
This course is designed to give students practical in-depth knowledge of sustainable building technologies, methods and materials, including the construction of low-energy buildings and the retrofitting / refurbishment of existing dwellings to achieve a low carbon design. It is delivered through lectures and practicals.
Subjects Taught

Expand+Course Structure:
Modules include practical carpentry and joinery, sustainable construction technology, graphical communication and design, computer aided design (CAD), measurement and costing, health and safety for the built environment, computer...

Comment Professional Recognition:
This Programme is accredited by CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building) the largest professional network of its kind in the world.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities:
Graduates work with building contractors, architects, quantity surveyors and local authorities, as carpenters, fire safety engineers, site managers, project managers and architectural technicians. They work in areas including ...

Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 915 5379
Points History
Year Points
2019 180
2018 170
2017 156