Motorcycle & Small Engine Maintenance

(Level 5)


QQI Motor Technology Level 5, Code 5M2145

City & Guilds, 3901. (Optional)


This course is designed for students who are preparing for employment in the Motor Industry, specifically motorcycles and general light engine repair shops. Other areas of engineering which compliment this are also included. Under the European Project scheme students may have an opportunity to undertake work placement in other European countries.



Code Title
5N1607 Engineering Drawing 405
5N2137 Auto Electricity
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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Motorcycle & Small Engine Maintenance Level 5


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