DT766 CPD Diploma in Roof Construction Design and Energy Efficiency

Location:

DIT Linenhall/Bolton Street

Start date:

September 2011

Description:

This programme is designed to enable people with an appropriate track record in the construction industry to build on their base knowledge and attain a broader understanding and application in the design and construction of roofs. There is an emphasis on improving the energy efficiency, by the use of sustainable construction methods and materials. The program looks at the legislative aspects of roofing, particularly in relation to Part L.The programme has practical theory and drawing elements incorporated.

Course Duration:

30 weeks

Career opportunities:

The overall course training along with the entrepreneurship module gives graduates the capacity and confidence to face the challenges that are likely to confront them in setting up their own business and becoming self employed. Graduates may also have the following opportunities available to them; Energy upgrade specialist, Contracts Management; Design opportunities with Consulting Engineers; Estimating and Tendering Roles, Trainer/Instructor. Furthermore, having successfully completed this CPD programme, students will be eligible to apply for entry to other higher level programmes.

Progression:

Further study in a related field.

Entry requirements:

Applicants will have served a recognised apprenticeship in Carpentry & Joinery or related discipline, and have obtained National Craft Certificate or equivalent.

Equivalent examples:

(a) Department of Education Senior Trade Certificate in a Carpentry & Joinery or related discipline.
and/or
(b) City and Guilds of London Institute “Craft Certificate” in Carpentry & Joinery or a related discipline.

Non-Standard Entry

RPL Applicants: Recognition of Prior Learning

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)

Consideration will also be given to mature candidates who can supply supporting evidence of Prior Experiential Learning with significant and relevant work experience.

Such applicants may be expected to:
1. Submit a portfolio of evidence demonstrating their experience and indicating their capability of undertaking the work and learning, in the various modules.
2. Attend for interview where deemed necessary.

Contact Details for Further Information:

Niall Delaney
niall.delaney@dit.ie

Alan O Donnell
alan.odonnell@dit.ie

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