Course Description

Architectural Technology and Design QQI Level 5

Dunboyne College of Further Education

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.

The following modules will be offered subject to availability or demand and are subject to change:

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

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Course Code 5M1940
College Name Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Category Architecture, Construction
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland
Course Start Date 17th September 2024
Course End Date 23rd May 2025
Course Duration One Year
Course Times Full time
Awarding Body QQI
Entry Requirements ENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or; • Mature Students or; • Other equivalent qualifications All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications. Apply directly at
Career Path 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. Graduates may also progress onto many other degrees at level 7 and level 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) SETU Waterford: SE701 Architecture (Level 8, 4 Years) SE703 Architectural and Building Information Modelling Technology (Level 7, 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) ATU Galway/Mayo: : AU537 Architectural Technology (Level 7, 3 Years)
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Dunboyne College of Further Education

01 8015968
Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland

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