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ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN

CERTIFICATION:

QQI Level 5 in Computer Aided Design 5M1940                

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates may pursue degree courses such as Architectural Technology or Architecture at TU Dublin, Waterford IT, Sligo IT, Carlow IT and Sligo/Mayo IT. Students can progress onto the level 6 QQI award in Architectural Technology and Design. Graduates may also progress onto many other degrees at level 7 and 8 in Universities and IT or private colleges around the country, along with progression options to the UK. Alternatively, students may progress directly into employment.

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

PROGRESSION:

DIT: DT101/TU832 Architecture (Level 8, 4 Years) IT Waterford: WD144: Architecture (Level 8, 4 Years) DIT: DT175/TU831 Architectural Technology (Level 8, 4 Years)

ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN

Computer Aided Design 5M1940

 

WHAT IS ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN? This one-year course is designed to provide learners with the valuable skills needed to work in the architecture and design sectors or to progress to third level options. Learners will gain a firm foundation in Computer Aided Design (CAD), which is used to create graphics and make calculations needed in the production of drawings, three-dimensional simulations, models and other design work. Students will be given the opportunity to prepare a portfolio in architecture or architectural technology to further aid their progression. Learners will gain skills in the areas of building design and sustainability.

 

COURSE CONTENT

The following modules will be offered in 2020, subject to availability and demand:

• Architectural Drawing

• Computer Aided Draughting (2D)

• Design Skills

• Safety and Health at Work

• Mathematics

• Combined materials

• Drawing

• Communications

• Work Experience

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Cert or LCA

Mature Students of all backgrounds

Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie

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