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Introduction to Engineering (QQI Level 4)

This one year programme is designed for anyone interested in studying Engineering and who may want to progress to our QQI Level 5 Engineering Technology Programme or apply for an Apprenticeship. This introductory programme will allow you to explore Engineering at a very general and practical level, with lots of hands-on exploration of the subjects in our purpose built engineering training workshop.

  • Engineering Workshop Processes
  • Technical Drawing
  • Electronics
  • Mathematics
  • Work Experience
  • Computer Literacy
  • Information Technology Skills
  • Communications
  • Teamworking

Modules are subject to change.

All applicants are subject to an interview and an online assessment.

For further information, please contact Patricia McGuckin on 057 9349472 or email

There are no fees for this course.

VTOS: If you are over 21 years of age, are unemployed and have been getting certain social welfare payments for at least 6 months you can apply for the Vocational Training and Opportunities Scheme (VTOS). Successful applicants can receive a VTOS payment for the duration of the course, instead of their social welfare payment. Small meal and travel allowances may also apply.


Course Details


Award Title: QQI Level 4 – Certificate in General Learning

Duration: One year, September to May

General Contact

Castle Buildings, Tara Street, Tullamore, Co. Offaly Tel: (057) 9349424 | Email:

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