Construction Technology / Civil Engineering 5M5010
You will learn the essential skills of construction and civil engineering which may allow you to progress to construction, architecture and engineering courses in Higher Education or proceed directly into employment.
provide participants with a hands-on introduction to the broad range of the skills required to work in the construction industry
prepare participants for entry to ordinary level degree and honours degree programmes related to the construction industry
prepare students for apprenticeships in construction related areas
Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, or equivalent
Mature applicants welcome
GTI has developed a style of teaching to meet the needs of a diverse community of learners
A practical based course where learning takes place primarily in workshops and drawing rooms
We make extensive use of advanced multimedia and internet technologies to bring subject matter to life and to ensure effective learning
Whenever possible, we use a Learn-by-Doing approach to make the learning experience more realistic and enjoyable
We provide learning supports that are tailored to the needs of individual learners
- Building Construction 5N1570
- Computer Aided Draughting (CAD) 5N1604
- Architectural Drawing 5N1558
- Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
- Renewable Energy Systems 5N4975
- Communications 5N0690
- Work Experience 5N1356
- Maths f5N1833
- Wood Fabrication 5N1999
- Design Skills 5N0784
Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths as an extra module.
- Students who successfully complete the course may gain entry to Third Level Institutes and Colleges through the Higher Education Links Scheme
QQI Level 5 Award in Construction Technology 5M5010
Safe Pass Certification [Additional Fee Applies] Check with Course Teacher for further details
- Progression from 5M5010 to all GMIT courses apart from Nursing.
The following are the most relevant:
GMIT Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
GA470 Construction Management, Level 7
GA472 Architectural Technology, Level 7
GA473 Civil Engineering, Level 7
GA480 Construction Management, Level 8 Minimum 3 distinctions
ALIT Athlone Institute of Technology
- Higher Certificate in Engineering in Civil Engineering, Level 6 and must have C20174 0r 5N1833 or LC Maths
The most up-to-date information on Higher Education Links is located at CAO website.
Click here for details of CAO QQI Requirements Lookup
Third level courses which may give preference to successful graduates of this course:
Health and Safety
This is a full-time one-year course and runs from September to May
Full-time registered students of GTI may access a range of adult education courses at a reduced fee.
- Student Services Fee: €175
- DES Programme Participation Contribution: €200
- QQI Certification Fees: €50
GTI reserves the right to make changes in any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the Institute and a student or third party.