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Mechanical engineering is concerned with the design, maintenance and development of machines and equipment, ranging from jet engines to minute instruments used in medicine and surgery.
For the third year, students specialise in either manufacturing technology or process plant technology. Students may opt out after two years with a Level 6 certificate.
Careers or Further Progression...
Mechanical Engineering technologists are involved in the design, manufacture and installation of all types of plant and equipment ranging in size from small individual components to complete factories or process plants. Graduates have excellent prospects of employment with manufacturing or processing firms, research organisations, consulting engineers and state and semi-state agencies.
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After her Leaving Cert, Lynsey chose to do a Mechanical Engineering course in DIT. She had taken work experience in IBM during the summer months, and applied for a position there when one became available after she Graduated. She chose the Manufacturing Process option in Year 2 of the course and now works as a Manufacturing Process Engineer.