Dun Laoghaire Further Education InstituteArchitectural Technology and Design

Architectural Technology and Design

South Dublin County
Price: -
Duration: 1 year
Further Education and PLC, QQI Level 5

Course description

This course meets the needs of students who wish to develop a portfolio of valuable skills, for example: Architectural Drawing, CAD2D and 3D, Architectural Model Making and Design. These skills will equip students to find employment in the architectural, engineering and design sectors and/or also to progress to third level colleges. Students achieve a level of competence and confidence in their skills in order to maximise their abilities and potential for the future.

Entry Requirements
One of the following:
Leaving Certificate
A Level 4 QQI Award
Mature applicants are welcome

Course Modules

  • Architectural Drawing
  • Building Construction
  • Computer Aided Draughting (2D)
  • Design Skills
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Mathematics
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Introduction to Revit 3D

Level 5 Award Computer Aided Design (5M1940)

Progression Opportunities
DFEi: Graduates may progress to the Level 6 QQI Advanced Certificate in Architectural Technology and Design at DFEi.

Elsewhere: Graduates are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme to a range of higher certificate and degree programmes, at Universities, Institutes of Technology and Technological Universities.

Progression Examples

Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology

  • BA in Visual Communication

TU Dublin – City Campus (formerly DIT)

  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • BSc in Architectural Technology

Dundalk Institute of Technology

  • BSc in Building Surveying
  • BSc in Architectural Technology

Institute of Technology Carlow

  • BSc in Architectural Technology

Waterford Institute of Technology

  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • BSc in Architectural Technology
  • BSc in Architecture and Building Information Modelling

Career Paths
Graduates will be equipped with the skills for employment opportunities in surveying, construction, 3D design within the architectural, engineering and design sectors

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