Engineering Pre-University

Bray Institute of Further Education


Course Name Engineering Pre-University
Course Provider Bray Institute of Further Education
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus, Kildare & Wicklow ETB, TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
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Course Code 5M2061 HV
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) Bray
Course Content ENGINEERING PRE-UNIVERSITY (HV) QQI Level 5 Award (in conjunction with IT Tallaght - TU Tallaght Campus)

This course provides a foundation for students who wish to pursue further studies in Engineering at Third Level. It is devised for school leavers and also for mature applicants. It will enable graduates to progress to third level courses or to pursue opportunities in apprenticeships or employment.
FET Code 5M2061 Engineering Technology
Duration 1 year
(one afternoon per week in IT Tallaght - bus service provided)
Comment Certification: QQI Level 5 Award in Engineering Technology (5M2061)
Alternative Entry

Expand+International Applicants
The Institute welcomes applications from International Learners. Non EA applicants (applicants outside the European Area, i.e. outside EU & Iceland, Norway and Switzerland) must comply with Irish immigration requirements. Su...

Course Fee

Expand+Courses at Bray Institute of Further Education are funded largely by the European Social Fund. Tuition costs are covered for Irish or EU citizens undertaking PLC courses. There is no application fee, however all learners are required to pay the fo...

Financial Support

Expand+Maintenance Grant
Learners on full-time approved courses at the Institute are entitled to apply for Maintenance Grants from The Department of Education. The Grant is means tested. Learners should apply to SUSI, the online grant application system, ...

Interview Yes
Application Date

Expand+Enrolment Procedure 2022
Step 1:
Applicants must apply online at

Step 2:
In some cases, applicants may be invited to attend for interview at the Institute. Applicants will be selected on suitability and a first come/first served ba...

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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course commences in September 2022.
Subjects Taught Programme of Study
• Engineering Workshop Theory
• Engineering Workshop Processes
• Mechanics*
• Physics
• Computer Aided Draughting (CAD)
• Mathematics
• Work Experience/ Personal

Professional Development
• Communications
• Electronics*

Components subject to change
* These Modules are taught in I.T. Tallaght one day per week. Bus service provided.
Mature Entry Places Mature students are welcome to apply. Formal academic qualifications not required.
Entry Requirements One of the following:
• Leaving Certificate or equivalent (Minimum Requirement Ordinary Level Mathematics). Extenuating circumstances may be considered

• QQI Level 4 Award

• Mature Applicants Places are offered following a successful interview.
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Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career opportunities
Engineering careers in healthcare, design, communications, manufacturing, food production, power generation and transport are some of the industries that graduates of engineering work in. Engineers contribute to technologies tha...

Further Enquiries Head of Department:
Paul Shortall

Course Co-ordinator:
David Connell

Bray Institute of Further Education,
Tel: 01 282 9668
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