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Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education


Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education


 

Engineering - Preliminary


Code:  5M2061
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Further Information...

The Preliminary Engineering course has been designed to meet the needs of a variety of students wishing to study Engineering, specifically those who did not satisfy the entry requirements for direct entry to a degree course, and adult returnees to education. The duration of the course is one year, and in addition to a FETAC Level 5 qualification (5M2061), successful students will be eligible to enter a variety of Level 7 and 8 Engineering courses in DIT.

 See corse page at http://www.cdcfe.ie/courses/science-technology/preliminary-engineering


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Sample Careers...
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Engineer - Telecommunications   Engineer - Electrical  
Engineer - Mechatronics   Engineer - Photonics  
Engineer - Motor /Automotive   Process Development Scientist  
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Engineer - Polymer   Agricultural Mechanic  
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Construction Plant Mechanic   Sheet Metal Worker/Plater  
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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.
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Progression Routes

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

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

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