Dungarvan College / Coláiste Dhún Garbhán is a Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board Centre.
Waterford & Wexford ETB



Course Description

This programme would be of interest to learners who are considering engineering employment options or pursuing a degree or an apprenticeship in the engineering field. This programme covers workshop practices, including working with lathes, milling machines and welders. The programme also covers engineering drawing and 3D design and printing techniques. Upon completion of this programme, learners will have gained a theoretical understanding of, and acquired practical competencies in engineering skills. In addition, learners will develop good work practices including adherence to health and safety regulations.

Programme Content

  • Engineering Workshop Process
  • Engineering Workshop Theory
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Design Skills
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Mathematics
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Progression Opportunities

  • Engineering Common Entry - SETU (reserved places for QQI graduates)
  • Higher Cert in Engineering in Electronic Engineering – SETU (reserved DC places)
  • Higher Cert in Engineering in Mechanical Engineering - SETU (reserved places for QQI graduates)
  • BSc Quantity Surveying - SETU (reserved places for QQI graduates)
  • B Eng Electrical Engineering - SETU (reserved DC places)
  • B Eng Mechanical Engineering - SETU (reserved DC places),
  • BSc in Construction Management - SETU (reserved places for QQI graduates)
  • Bachelor of Architecture - SETU (reserved places for QQI graduates)
  • BSc in Architectural Technology - SETU (reserved places for QQI graduates)

While we make every effort to ensure that the information is accurate and up-to-date at the time of publication, this information may be subject to changes or amendments by third-level institutions or other sources. Therefore, we recommend that you always verify the information with the relevant institutions or authorities before making any decisions based on it.


  • Awarding Body: QQI
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Award Code: 5M2061
  • Level: 5
  • Award Title: Engineering Technology

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this programme would be suited to employment in many of the engineering fields; welding, metal fabrication, and ventilation. The programme also allows graduates the opportunity to further their studies at third level or pursue an apprenticeship.


Every year a number of learners have the opportunity to travel to another European country for three weeks fully funded work experience. The students attend work in their vocational area.


College Registration Fee €200

For more information on the Engineering course contact the course coordinator Kylie Queally at kyliequeally@wwetb.ie

Youghal Rd, Cloneety, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, X35 PV34
058 41184
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