Architectural Technology L52018-03-29T14:08:52+00:00

Architectural Technology L5


QQI Construction Technology Level 5, Code 5M5010

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This course provides an introduction to Building Technology and Architecture.   The emphasis is on CAD/BIM (Building Information Modelling) and Construction Technology. 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.

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

  Student Charges

Fee exemptions may apply ⇒

 Student Services €250
 QQI Fee  €50
 Gov PLC Fee €200
 Non QQI  €100
 Materials  €50
TOTAL €650

Course Outline

Code Title
5N1558 Architectural Drawing
5N4974 Building Services
5N1570 Building Construction
5N0784 Design Skills
5N1833 Mathematics
5N1637 Materials Science
5N1604 Computer Aided Draughting
5N5765  Parametric CAD
5N1977 Spreadsheet Methods
5N0690 Communications
5N1356 Work Experience



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

Building Contractors, Manufacturers or Suppliers of building products and materials, in private Architectural Technology Practice, Architectural Graphics and Model-Making.


Course specific Contact Details

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