Lab Techniques

Laboratory Techniques

Laboratory Techniques Course Dublin

This one year course is designed to give students a good understanding and appreciation of the Sciences and provide for the acquisition of relevant laboratory skills. The course also provides students with the opportunity to develop relevant life and work related skills.


  • Biology (5N2746)
  • Chemistry (5N2747)
  • Physics (5N1460)
  • Mathematics (5N1833)
  • Laboratory Skills (5N2751)
  • Nutrition (5N2006)
  • Safety & Health at Work (5N1794)
  • Communications (5N0690)
  • Work Experience (5N1356)
  • Personal effectiveness (5N1833)



NFQ Level 5 award made by QQI (5M3807 Laboratory Techniques). The Course is certified by the Further Education and Training Awards Council (QQI) (Certificate in Applied Science Laboratory Technology), Level 5.


One year, full time.

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate with at least a grade C in Ordinary level Mathematics and one Science subject at Leaving Certificate or equivalent exam, although consideration will be given at interview to any well motivated student. We are looking for enthusiasts. Mature students are particularly welcome.

Work Experience

In the laboratories of industries e.g. adhesives, electronics, fine chemicals, food processing, pharmaceuticals, as well as some public institutions.

Work experience gives students a clear idea of what they can expect in a career in a modern laboratory and science related work environments.

Third Level Links

Long established links with DIT and other Institutes of Technology, and with Irish Universities and British Universities. Successful graduating students currently enter third level courses in Science. The requirements for entry differ from college to college. Other link opportunities are also available.


Course Fee: €300

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Applications & Enquiries

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