Pre Apprenticeship – Construction Technology

(Level 5)


QQI Level 5 Construction Technology – 5M5010


Construction Technology is an introductory course for those who want to find out whether a career in the construction industry is the right fit for them. It is ideally suited for students who aspire to apprenticeships in the construction industry, with particular emphasis on woodworking skills. It is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills associated with environmentally sustainable building and construction technology. The course enables students to develop practical skills in the areas of building construction and wood fabricationThis course will enable students to develop life skills including effective communication techniques, teamwork and independent learning.


Code Title
5N1999 Wood Fabrication
5N0690 Communications
5N1356 Work Experience


5N0764 Combined Materials
5N0784 Design Skills
5N1862 Drawing
5N1833 Mathematics
5N1794 Safety and Health at Work
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Pre Apprenticeship - Construction Technology Level 5

Contact Details

Tel: 021 4255540


Entry requirements

  • Grade D in five subjects in the Department of Education and Skills Junior Certificate Examination or equivalent qualification.
  • Minimum age 16.
  • Mature students are most welcome to apply.
  • All applicants will be required to attend an interview
  • An offer of a place on this course means the applicant has met the minimum entry requirements set out and attended for interview


1 year

Apprenticeships Ireland
Generation Apprenticeships

Work Placement/Experience

Participants will be required to undertake 300 hours of work-based learning in a relevant location.

The Work Based Coordinator will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.

Career Opportunities

Students may progress to apprenticeships in the construction areas as outlined in follows:

On successful completion of course students are prepared for employment, including employment in the construction industry and will provide opportunities to work in various aspects of the industry.