CAO engineering options

CAO Engineering Options

There is a world of higher level engineering options for students today. Engineers Ireland accredits over 100 CAO courses across the diverse disciplines of engineering.

Our accreditation assures you that your course has been subjected to a rigorous process of evaluation. Engineering courses that we accredit are internationally recognised, encouraging travel and the exchange of ideas and experience, enriching our profession.

When enrolled on an accredited course, you'll also be entitled to free membership of Engineers Ireland throughout your student life, giving you access to career development resources, networking opportunities and other fantastic member benefits.

Graduating from an accredited course will also bring plenty of advantages to your future career, particularly if you wish to apply for one of our industry-recognised Registered Professional Titles:

Browse below for the CAO courses in engineering that are accredited by Engineers Ireland.

Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT)

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Electronics and Computer Engineering AL601 Engineering Technician (EngTech)
Mechanical Engineering AL602 Engineering Technician (EngTech)
Civil Engineering AL604 Engineering Technician (EngTech)
AL701 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Computer Engineering AL704 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Mechanical Engineering AL710 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Mechanical Engineering and Renewable Energy AL711 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Mechatronics AL712 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Engineering (Common Entry to Mechanical/Renewable/Mechatronic Eng) AL713 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Civil Engineering AL721 Associate Engineer (AEng)

 

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT)

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Biomedical Engineering CR075 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Civil Engineering CR051 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Mechanical Engineering CR071 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Marine Engineering at National Maritime College of Ireland CR095 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Electronic Engineering CR061 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Electrical Engineering CR062 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Chemical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering CR105 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Structural Engineering CR109 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Biomedical Engineering CR520 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Mechanical Engineering CR108 Chartered Engineer (CEng)

 

Dublin City University (DCU)

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Electronic and Computer Engineering (choice of four majors)  DC190 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Common Entry into Engineering (Undenominated Entry)  DC200 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Biomedical Engineering  DC197 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Mechatronic Engineering  DC193 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering  DC195 Chartered Engineer (CEng)

 

Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT)

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Engineering (General Entry)  DT097 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Automation Engineering  DT003 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Civil Engineering  DT004 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Building Engineering  DT005 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Mechanical Engineering  DT006 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Electronics and Communications Engineering  DT008 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Electrical and Control Engineering  DT009 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Electrical Services Engineering  DT010 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Engineering (General Entry)  DT066 Chartered Engineer (CEng)

 

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DKIT)

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Systems) DK740 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) DK742 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Engineering (Civil Engineering) DK744 Associate Engineer (AEng)

 

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Software and Electronic Engineering  GA570 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Mechanical Engineering  GA670 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Engineering (Common entry to Manu / Agri / Biomed / Energy / Mech Eng) GA676 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Civil Engineering  GA473 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Energy Engineering  GA673 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Civil Engineering  GA484 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Mechanical Engineering  GA680 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Energy Engineering  GA681 Associate Engineer (AEng)

 

IT Blanchardstown

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Electronics and Computer Engineering BN001 Engineering Technician (EngTech)
Mechatronic Engineering BN009 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Computer Engineering  BN012 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Engineering (Common Entry with Award options) BN015 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Engineering (Common Entry with Award options) BN108 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Computer Engineering in Mobile Systems BN117 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Mechatronic Engineering BN121 Associate Engineer (AEng)

 

IT Carlow

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Electronic Engineering CW527 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Civil Engineering CW527 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Mechanical Engineering CW517 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Civil Engineering CW478 Chartered Engineer (CEng)

 

IT Sligo

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Civil Engineering  SG301 Engineering Technician (EngTech)
Mechanical Engineering  SG303 Engineering Technician (EngTech)
Electronic and Computer Engineering  SG305 Engineering Technician (EngTech)
Engineering (Undenominated) SG303 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Mechanical Engineering  SG333 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Electronic and Computer Engineering  SG337 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Civil Engineering  SG338 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Civil Engineering  SG342 Chartered Engineer (CEng)

 

IT Tallaght

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Mechanical Engineering  TA203 Engineering Technician (EngTech)
Electronic Engineering  TA216 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Mechanical Engineering  TA213 Associate Engineer (AEng)

 

IT Tralee

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Agricultural Engineering  TL744 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Civil and Environmental Engineering  TL745 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Engineering in Manufacturing and Mechatronics Engineering  TL747 Associate Engineer (AEng)

 

Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT)

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Automobile Technology LC281 Engineering Technician (EngTech)
Agricultural Mechanisation  LC284 Engineering Technician (EngTech)
Civil Engineering  LC251 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Renewable and Electrical Energy Engineering  LC278 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Electronic Engineering  LC279 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Mechanical Engineering  LC285 Associate Engineer (AEng)

 

Maynooth University

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Engineering MH304 Chartered Engineer (CEng)

 

NUI Galway

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Engineering (Undenominated)  GY401 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Civil Engineering  GY402 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Mechanical Engineering  GY405 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Electronic and Computer Engineering  GY406 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Biomedical Engineering  GY408 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Energy Systems Engineering  GY413 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Electrical and Electronic Engineering  GY414 Chartered Engineer (CEng)

 

Trinity College Dublin (TCD)

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Engineering  TR032 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Computer Science  TR033 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Engineering with Management  TR038 Chartered Engineer (CEng)

 

University College Cork (UCC)

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Engineering (Degree options) CK600 Chartered Engineer (CEng)

 

University College Dublin (UCD)

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Engineering  DN150 Chartered Engineer (CEng)

 

University of Limerick (UL)

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Aeronautical Engineering  LM077 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Engineering  LM116 Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Electronic and Computer Engineering  LM118 Chartered Engineer (CEng)

 

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT)

Course CAO code Professional title eligibility
Mechanical Engineering  WD011 Engineering Technician (EngTech)
Electronic Engineering  WD010 Engineering Technician (EngTech)
Building Services Engineering  WD040 Engineering Technician (EngTech)
Civil Engineering  WD139 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Manufacturing Engineering  WD208 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Electronic Engineering  WD206 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Building Services Engineering  WD209 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Construction Management and Engineering  WD025 Associate Engineer (AEng)
Engineering  WD004 Chartered Engineer (CEng)