Try Engineering Technology 2023

Date : Fri 03 Mar

Time : 09:30 - 16:00

Cost :  €20

Cork Road Campus, Waterford

The Department of Engineering Technology at SETU Waterford is holding a 'Try Engineering Technology' day for senior cycle secondary and further education schools.

Students will participate in hands on practical labs encompassing all five core engineering areas; Automation Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. There is currently a huge demand for graduates from these programmes in leading technical positions in Medical Device, Biomedical, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, Energy, Materials and other high value industry sectors. Our staff and students will be available to offer advice regarding our programmes and what college life is like at SETU Waterford.

This event is primarily aimed at 5th and 6th Year Leaving Certificate students. TY and FE students are also welcome, subject to the availability of places.

How to book:

The cost of the event is €20 and will cover all materials for the day as well as a take home engineering 'goodie' bag. Participants will receive a lunch voucher that can be used in SETU Waterford's food hall. Teachers and career guidance counselors are also very welcome to attend. Booking early is advised as places are limited. All participants will receive an email confirming all details in the week commencing 27th February 2023.


Martin Hayes [email protected]

Event Schedule:

9.00 - 9.30Registration (Atrium, Cork Road Campus)
9.30 - 10.00Engineering Technology Talks
10.00 - 12.00Engineering Technology Workshop (2 hours)
12.00 - 13.00Lunch (students can use the on campus catering facilities)
13.00 - 15.00Engineering Technology Workshop (2 hours)
15.00 - 16.00Q&A session