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Engineering Technology - East Limerick Campus

Course Code(s):  5M2061 ETCC
QQI Award Code:  5M2061 Engineering Technology
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Limerick College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2061 ETCC
QQI Award Code 5M2061 Engineering Technology
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

At the end of this course the student will be able to demonstrate a broad range of knowledge related to preparation, construction and application of engineering components, relevant to current technology.

What will you Study?

Engineering Workshop Processes 5N1608
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Materials Science 5N1637
Engineering Drawing
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
Engineering Workshop Theory 5N2136
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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CENGT 5M2061

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