Dunboyne College of Further EducationArchitectural Technology and Design QQI Level 5

Architectural Technology and Design QQI Level 5

Area:
Meath
Price: POA
Duration: 1 Year
Type:
Further Education and PLC, QQI Level 5
Times:
Academic year Sept 2021 - May 2022

Course description

Architectural Technology and Design
Computer Aided Design 5M1940

This one-year course is designed to provide
learners with the valuable skills needed to
work in the architecture and design sectors
or to progress to third level options. Learners
will gain a firm foundation in Computer
Aided Design (CAD), which is used to
create graphics and make calculations
needed in the production of drawings,
three-dimensional simulations, models and
other design work. Students will be given
the opportunity to prepare a portfolio in
architecture or architectural technology to
further aid their progression. Learners will
gain skills in the areas of building design and
sustainability.
COURSE CONTENT
• Architectural Drawing
• Computer Aided Draughting (2D)
• Design Skills
• Safety and Health at Work
• Mathematics
• Combined materials
• Drawing
• Communications
• Work Experience
CERTIFICATION:
• QQI Level 5 in Computer Aided Design 5M1940
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates may pursue degree courses
such as Architectural Technology or
Architecture at TU Dublin, Waterford
Institute of Technology, Sligo IT, Carlow
IT and Galway Mayo IT. Students can
progress onto the Level 6 QQI award
in Architectural Technology and
Design. Graduates may also progress
onto many other degrees at Level 7
and 8 in Universities and IT or private
colleges around the country, along
with progression options to the UK.
Alternatively, students may progress
directly into employment.
EXAMPLES OF HIGHER
EDUCATION PROGRESSION:
TU Dublin – City Campus: TU832
Architecture (Level 8, 4 Years)
Waterford Institute of Technology:
WD144: Architecture (Level 8, 4 Years)
TU Dublin – City Campus: TU831
Architectural Technology (Level 8, 4
Years)
TU Dublin – City Campus: TU811
Product Design (Level 8, 4 Years)
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
• Leaving Cert or LCA
• Mature students of all backgrounds
• Other equivalent qualification
All applicants will be interviewed
regardless of previous qualifications.

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie


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