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Construction Technology - Renewable energy Systems (QQI Level 5)

This full-time one-year 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 training workshop, where they 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
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Teamworking
  • 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




Technological University of the Shannon (TUS), Limerick 

US761 Civil Engineering (Level 7)

US880 Quantity Surveying (Level 8)

US884 Construction Management (Level 8)


US885 Construction Management (Level 8)

US881 Quantity Surveying (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)

DK830 Building Surveying (Level 8)

Atlantic Technological University (ATU), Galway

AU583  Furniture Design Making & Technology (Level 7)

AU683 Furniture Design, Making & Technology (Level 8)

AU535 Construction Management (Level 7)

AU537 Architectural Technology (Level 7)

AU635  Construction Management (Level 8)

AU636  Quantity Surveying and construction Economics (Level 8)

AU638 Civil Engineering (Level 8)

South East Technological University (SETU), Carlow & Waterford

SE717 Architectural Technology (Level 7)

SE702 Architectural Technology (Level 8)

SE706 Construction Management (Level 8)

SE713  Civil Engineering (Level 8)

SE705  Quantity Surveying (Level 8)

SE707 Construction Management and Engineering (Level 8)

SE703 Architectural Technology and Building Information Modelling Technology (Level 8)

SE704 Quantity Surveying (Level 8)

Technological University Dublin (TU), Bolton Street, Dublin

TU703 Building Engineering (Level 7)

TU704 Civil Engineering (Level 7)


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

For further information, contact Elaine on 057 9349424 or email

€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.


Course Details


Award Title: QQI Level 5 – Certification in Construction Technology

Duration: One year – September 2024 to May 2025.