Castle Buildings, 3rd Floor, Tara Street, Tullamore, Co. Offaly R35 E9K8 | Tel: (057) 9349424 | Email: tullamore@loetb.ie

Sustainable Construction Technology (QQI Level 5)

This one year full-time programme will introduce students to the world of Construction. The programme examines construction materials and safe methodologies, with emphasis on sustainable energy efficient dwellings and green technologies. Students will also attend our purpose built engineering training workshop for one full day weekly. Here you will examine a range of different construction methods, calculate the quantities of material required to construct a domestic dwelling, create AutoCAD drawings and experience first-hand the application of renewable energy technologies.

  • Building Construction
  • Teamworking
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Engineering Workshop Processes
  • Materials Science
  • Work Experience
  • Computer Aided Draughting (2D CAD)
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Mathematics

Modules are subject to change.

Additional Certificates

  • Nearly Zero Energy Build Fundamental Awareness (NZEB) Programme
  • Manual Handling
  • Safe Pass

Leaving Certificate or QQI Level 4, or equivalent standard of education. All applicants are subject to an interview and an online assessment.

Technological University of the Shannon (TUS), Athlone

AL721 Civil Engineering (Level 7)

AL810 Quantity Surveying (Level 8)

AL812 Construction Management (Level 8)

Munster Technological University (MTU), Cork 

MT759  Architectural Technology (Level 7)

Dundalk Institute of Technology

DK730 Building Surveying (Level 7)

DK732 Construction Management (Level 7)

Atlantic Technological University (ATU), Galway

GA970 Furniture Design and Manufacture (Level 7)

GA982 Furniture Making and Architectural Woodworking (Level 8)

GA470 Construction Management (Level 7)

GA472 Architectural Technology (Level 7)

GA480  Construction Management (Level 8)

GA482  Quantity Surveying and construction Economics (Level 8)

GA484 Civil Engineering (Level 8)

South East Technological University (SETU), Carlow

CW407 Architectural Technology (Level 7)

CW468 Architectural Technology (Level 8)

CW438 Construction (Level 8)

CW478  Civil Engineering (Level 8)

CW488  Quantity Surveying (Level 8)

Technological University of the Shannon (TUS), Limerick

LC241 Construction Management (Level 8)

LC243 Quantity Surveying (Level 8)

Technological University Dublin (TU), Bolton Street, Dublin

TU703 Building Engineering (Level 7)

TU704 Civil Engineering (Level 7)

South East Technolgical University (SETU), Waterford

WD025 Construction Management and Engineering (Level 8)

WD094 Architectural Technology and Building Information Modelling Technology (Level 8)

WD162 Quantity Surveying (Level 8)

Places are not guaranteed in these institutes and are subject to students meeting certain criteria. Please consult the individual college websites for more information on application or www.cao.ie

For further information, please Elaine Sheridan on 057 9349471 or email esheridan@loetb.ie.

€50 QQI Level 5 Certification Fee – Medical Card holders or those in receipt of a Social Welfare payment are exempt from this Certification Fee.

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.

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Course Details

Code:5M5010

Award Title: QQI Level 5 – Certification in Construction Technology

Duration: One year, September 12th, 2022 to May 26th, 2023.

Hotel & RestaurantThursday April 15th, available from 4pm onwards

SportsThursday April 15th, available from 4pm onwards

BusinessThursday April 15th, available from 4pm onwards

Applied Social Studies with SNAWednesday April 14th, available from 4pm onwards

Early Childhood Care & EducationWednesday April 14th, available from 4pm onwards

Nursing Wednesday April 14th, available from 4pm onwards

Healthcare SupportWednesday April 14th, available from 4pm onwards

Computer Networks with SoftwareTuesday April 13th, available from 4pm onwards

Sustainable Construction TechnologyTuesday April 13th, available from 4pm onwards

Engineering TechnologyTuesday April 13th, available from 4pm onwards

Applied ScienceTuesday April 13th, available from 4pm onwards