Motor Maintenance & Light Engineering

(Level 5)


QQI Motor Technology Level 5, Code 5M2145


This course is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the Motor Vehicle and Engineering Industries. Under the European Project scheme students may have an opportunity to undertake work placement in other European countries.



Code Title
5N2137 Auto Electricity
5N1607 Engineering Drawing 405
5N1356 Work Experience
5N2143 Motor Vehicle Practice
5N1608 Engineering Workshop Processes
5N2144 Motor Vehicle Theory
5N1833 Mathematics
5N1358 Word Processing
5N1794 Safety and Health
5N0690 Communications
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Motor Maintenance & Light Engineering L5


Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒
 Student Services € 250
 QQI Fee  €50
 Gov PLC Fee € 200
 Materials  €100
TOTAL €600

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

Education Progression Opportunities

CIT: CR046; CR071; CR061

LIT: LC281; LC284; LC286

Tralee IT: TL744, TL747, TL844, TL847

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

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

Motor Mechanic, Heavy Vehicle Mechanic, Vehicle Body Repairs, Vehicle Parts Distribution, Machine Operator, Maintenance, Self Employment, Fitter, Welder, Sheet Metal Worker. Progression in Motor and Engineering.