The course aims to educate and train students in Mechanical Engineering with emphasis on the technical requirements of industry in Ireland. The course is a preparation for direct employment in an engineering industry. It will provide students with a solid foundation to study an engineering course at third level.
Students studying Mechanical Engineering have access to technical workshops, fitted with a variety of specialist equipment, including lathe, milling machine, cnc, mig, tig and arc welding.
|5N1608||Engineering Workshop Processes|
|5N2136||Engineering workshop Theory|
|5N1604||Computer Aided Draughting|
|5N1607||Engineering Drawing 405|
|Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒|
|Gov PLC Fee||€200|
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; CR052; CR055; CR061; CR062; CR071; CR075; CR095
Tralee IT: TL744; TL745; TL747; TL844; TL845; TL847
WIT: WD010; WD011; WD025; WD094; WD139; WD162; WD182
Participants will be required to undertake 10 days of work placement in a relevant location. The college will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.
Machine Operator, Maintenance Fitter, Welder, Plumber, Mechanic, Sheet Metal Worker /Fabricator, Tool Die Maker, Panel Beater, Fitter, Turner, Draughtsman.
Progression towards the Mechanical Engineering Field.