Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Technology

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Technology
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M2145 CE09
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) Monaghan Town
Course Content

Expand+A mechanic is a skilled technician who services and resolves technical problems with cars and commercial vehicles. The work includes completing routine vehicle services, examining and preparing the vehicle for the National Car Test (NCT) or the Comme...

FET Code 5M2145 - Motor Technology
Duration 1 Year - Full - Time
Comment Qualification
5M2145 QQI Level 5 Motor Technology
Course Fee Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for a Further Education grant, which is means tested. For more information and advice contact your local Education and Training Board (ETB) or visit or where applications can be made online.

Further Information

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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:
Motor Vehicle Practice
Motor Vehicle Theory
Safety & Health at Work
Engineering Workshop Processes
Engineering Workshop Theory
Word Processing
Work Experience
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) - preferably to include Mathematics, Engineering or another technical subject or Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent. For mature students these requirements need not apply and applications may be considered based on a proven interest in Motor Technology. Entry may be subject to interview.
Assessment Method How Will I Be Assessed?
• Practical assessment in a motor vehicle workshop environment
• Project Work
• Assignments
• Final examinations
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects
Motor Technology Graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Independent Garage Mechanic
Freight/transport Mechanic
Diesel Service Mechanic

Further Enquiries Monaghan Institute Education Campus, Armagh Road, Monaghan
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