Architectural Technology

(Level 5)


QQI Computer Aided Design Level 5, Code 5M1940


This course provides an introduction to Building Technology and Architecture.   The emphasis is on CAD/BIM (Revit) in response to the needs of industry. This course would suit students who wish to continue to Higher Education in a related area and are interested in pursuing a career in the areas of Architecture and Building/Engineering Technology.


Code Title
5N1604 Computer Aided Draughting (2D)
5N0784 Design Skills
5N1356 Work Experience
5N0690 Communications
5N1558 Architectural Drawing
5N1833 Mathematics
5N1637 Material Science
5N1794  Safety and Health at Work
5N4974 Building Services
5N5765 Parametric CAD
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Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒
 Student Services € 250
 QQI Fee  €50
 Gov PLC Fee € 200
 Non QQI  €100
 Materials  €50
TOTAL €650

Contact Details

Tel: 021 4255500

Entry requirements

Leaving Certificate (LC Established, LCVP or LCA) or equivalent

For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.


One year Full Time

Work Placement/Experience

Participants will be required to undertake 10 days of work placement in a relevant location. The college will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.

Education Progression Opportunities

CIT: CR051; CR0052; CR053; CR055; CR072; CR077; CR090

CIT CCPS: CR560; CR565

LIT: LC241; LC242; LC243; LC244; LC248; LC251; LC252; LC253; LC256; LC257

Tralee IT: TL745, TL743

WIT: WD025, WD040, WD094, WD139, WD162, WD195


We advise you to consult the CAO website – and to confirm specific entry requirements for Higher Education Institutions.


Career Opportunities

Architectural Technology Practice, Engineering Companies, Design / Build Companies, Drawing Offices, Fabrication Companies, Building Contractors, Manufacturers or Suppliers of building products and materials, Architectural Graphics and Model-Making.

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Architectural Draughting