Architectural Technology and Design
Computer Aided Design 5M1940
This one-year course is designed to provide students with the valuable skills needed to work in the architecture and design sectors or to progress to third level options. Students 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. Students will gain skills in the areas of building design and sustainability.
• Architectural Drawing • Computer Aided Draughting (2D) • Design Skills • Safety and Health at Work • Mathematics • Combined materials • Drawing • Communications • Work Experience
• QQI Level 5 in Computer Aided Design 5M1940
Graduates may pursue degree courses such as Architectural Technology or Architecture at TUD South East Technological University Waterford and Carlow, Atlantic Technological University Sligo and Galway Mayo, Technological University of the Shannon Limerick. 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 Technological Universities 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:
DCU DC015: Post Primary Education Teacher-Technology, Graphics and Engineering (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD – City Campus: TU832 Architecture (Level 8, 4 Years) Waterford Institute of Technology: WD144: Architecture (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD – City Campus: TU831 Architectural Technology (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD TU975: Interior Design (Level8, 4 Years) TUD – City Campus: TU811 Product Design (Level 8, 4 Years) DKIT: DK831 Architectural Technology (Level 8, 4 Years) Technological University of the Shannon Limerick: LC341 Architectural Technology (Level 8, 4 Years) South East Technological University Waterford WD195 Architectural & Building Information Modelling Technology (Level 8, 4 Years)
• 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