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Cavan Institute

Cavan Institute


 

Architectural Technology & Design Year 2


Course Code:  6M4989 CI062AT
Award Code(s):  6M4989
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This is a follow-on course from any of the following FETAC/QQI level 5 courses available at Cavan Institute (or elsewhere), such as Architectural Technology and Design (Year 1), Sustainable Energy and Construction Technology, Interior Architecture or 3D Design and Graphics.

It will enable students to gain advanced architectural technology and design skills. Students gain hands-on experience in the use of the latest technologies, including Autodesk Architectural Desktop and Graphisoft ArchiCAD.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Architectural Drawing and Presentation
Computer Aided Draughting (CAD)
Building Technology and Design
Surveying
Design Skills
Architectural Model Making
Mathematics
Safety and Health at Work
Critical Studies of the Built Environment
Communications
Work Experience

 

Important: 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.

 

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Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Landscape Architect / Designer   Packaging Designer  
Costume Designer   Sculptor  
Potter / Ceramicist   Photographer  
Make-Up Artist - TV/Film   Interior Architect / Designer  
Graphic Designer   Film/Video Tape Editor  
Illustrator - Technical / Medical   Artist  
Arts Administrator   Digital Media Designer  
Typographer   Screen Printer  
Illustrator   Industrial Designer  
Textile Designer   Furniture Designer / Maker  
Fashion Designer   Dressmaker  
CAD Technician   Animator  
Architect   Architect - Conservation  
Camera Operator   Creative Director  
Ceramics Technologist   Printer  
Ergonomist   Carton maker  
Cabinet Maker   Bookbinder (Craft)  
Toolmaker   Woodturner / Woodmachinist  
Conservator - Museum / Art Gallery   Modelmaker  
Textile Machinery Technician   Glassmaker  
Musical Instrument Technician   Jeweller / Silversmith / Goldsmith  
Metal Fabricator   Draughtsperson  
Instrument Craftsperson   Teacher - Art and Design   
Architectural Technician / Technologist   Building / Construction Project Manager  
Acoustic Consultant   Engineer  
Traffic Engineer   Engineer - Structural  
Industrial Insulator   Geomatics Surveyor  
Surveyor - Construction / Building   Heating and Ventilating Fitter  
Building Technician   Engineer - Building Services  
Bricklayer   Carpenter / Joiner  
Gas Fitter   Welder  
Building Services Engineering Technician   Army Apprentice  
Stonemason   Plumber  
Plasterer   Engineer - Civil  
Painter / Decorator   Construction Plant Fitter  
Insurance Surveyor   Electrician  
Construction Plant Mechanic   Glazier / Stone Cutter  
Tiler/Fitter   Engineering Technician - Civil  
Fitter - Plant Machinery   Production Manager - Engineering  
Site Engineer   Surveyor  
Insulation Workers   Site Technician  
Sheet Metal Worker/Plater   Carpet/Vinyl Fitter  
Scaffolder   Facilities Manager  
Electronic Security Systems Technician   Geological Technician  
Cartographic Draughtsperson   Engineer - Environmental  
Environmental Officer    

Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Building, Construction & Property
Art, Craft & Design
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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

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

To view CAO courses to which any Major Award (including this one) provides a possible Progression route, click below:

CAO with any QQI Major Award

To view additional CAO courses which this specific course may lead to, click on the Award Code below:

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AATDX 

6M4989