Building Construction

(Level 5)


QQI Construction Technology Level 5, Code 5M5010


This course is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the Building Industry, or who wish to avail of opportunities that arise in the manufacturing and service industries.


Code Title
5N1570 Building Construction
5N4974 Building Services
5N1794 Safety and Health
5N1558 Architectural Drawing
5N1637 Materials Science
5N1977 Spreadsheet Methods
5N0690 Communications
5N1356 Work Experience
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Building Construction Level 5


Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒
 Student Services € 250
 QQI Fee  €50
 Gov PLC Fee € 200
 Materials  €50
TOTAL €550

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

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.

Contact Details

Tel: 021 4255500

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.


Career Opportunities

  • Building Sites
  • Workshop & Supply Stores
  • Window Replacement Groups
  • Factories & Service Industries