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Certificate in Construction Management Mayo - SPRINGBOARD

FREE part-time Springboard course - Open for Applications

Why Study?: 

The purpose of this programme is to provide upskilling in the current theory and practice of sustainable building technology relevant to Construction Management.

There will be an emphasis on near zero carbon construction and its impact on the construction process.

The programme will consist of lectures, practicals and group work.

Delivery will be three days per week from September to February (21 weeks). A work placement of 125 hours (3 weeks) will follow this.

Programme Modules: 

Modules include:

  • Construction Technology (10 credits)
  • Building Services (5 credits)
  • CAD and IT (10 credits)
  • Construction Management (5 credits)
  • The Next Step - Transitioning to Work (5 credits)
  • Industry Work based Learning (5 credits)

All modules will be completed prior to the work placement module.

Entry Requirements: 

Entry requirement (if under 23) is a pass in the Leaving Certificate with five grades which must include English or Irish and Mathematics.

All applicants at the time of application will be interviewed by staff and acceptance will be based upon performance at the interview plus prior certified or experiential learning.

The interview process will seek to verify the applicants attitude to study and commitment to complete the course.

It may also include mathematics/dexterity test(s)and an assessment of the students suitability for an internship.

Other Essential Information: 

Application Process

You must apply for this course through, where you will need to first register. You cannot apply directly to GMIT. 


There is no charge for this course for qualifying candidates.

To check if you are eligible for no fees, go to

You must provide GMIT with written evidence that you meet the eligibility criteria before the course commences. 


Start Date:          Monday 18th September 2017


Non Springboard candidates apply directly to GMIT Mayo Campus


The programme is free to Springboard-eligible students. 

For eligibility criteria please see for further details. 

For non-Springboard eligible students, the fee is €3,000. 

Discipline: Engineering

Location: Mayo

NFQ Level: 6

Category: Springboard/ICT Skills


Lifelong Learning Office, GMIT Mayo

Tel: +353 (94) 904 3156


Places: 16

Programme Duration: One year