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CR077
Craft Technology (Wood) with Business

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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3 Years
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This course develops the core technical skills in the specific areas of design, woodworking skills, building technology, and business knowledge. Building technology covers the various aspects of technology that make up the fabric of a building, from passive housing details to Building Information Modelling. The focus on workshop practices develops; kinetic skills, critical analysis, creative abilities and Design Thinking, with solutions developed, and final designs demonstrated on the scale models produced. These skills are developed over three years, each year expanding on the knowledge and skills of the previous year, producing a comprehensive understanding of timber as a building medium, and how to best use it as a component part of the building envelope.

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CR077 - Craft Technology (Wood) with Business
Cork Institute of Technology

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CR077 - Craft Technology (Wood) with Business
Qualifax - The National Courses Database
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To view the Leaving Certificate minimum entry requirements for this course, Click Here [Source: Qualifax]

To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.

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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Essential Module Requirements:
C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
or C20174 - Mathematics for Engineering
or C20175 - Mathematics for Computing
or LCE Maths

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Graduates of the Degree programme will have the skills and competencies to enter technical and managerial levels within the construction industry or to become selfemployed using entrepreneurial skills acquired during this programme. The option to go directly into a Level 8 Honours is available. POTENTIAL AREAS OF EMPLOYMENT Manager in Construction Business Owner Project Manager Education/Training Joinery/Furniture Design/Manufacture



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