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Pathway to Construction | PWCX

Course Overview

QQI Level 5 Construction Technologies 5M5010

This course will give you a foundation and understanding of the essential skills needed in the industry.  You will gain knowledge and skills across the different construction disciplines such as carpentry, shuttering, blockwork and plastering.  In addition, modules in maths, communications and work experience will support progression to apprenticeship.  

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Typical Modules

Building Construction
Wood Fabrication
Work Experience
Safety & Health at Work
Renewable Energy Systems
Word Processing
Entry Requirements
Employment Opportunities

Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and have a minimum of grade D in any five subjects in the Junior Certificate or equivalent. However, higher educational qualifications and other requirements may be sought by employers.

  • Leaving Certificate, LCVP, LCA or a level 4 certificate
  • Mature student

Graduates may progress to apprenticeships in Brick and Stone Laying, Carpentry and Joinery and Plastering.


This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.