Professional Body Accreditation
The accredited courses can be found in the prospectus.
Professional Bodies, Faculty of Engineering
Royal Aeronautical Society
Royal Aeronautical Society is the world’s only professional body dedicated to the entire aerospace community. Established in 1866 to further the art, science and engineering of aeronautics, the Society has been at the forefront of aerospace ever since. The BEng in Aircraft Systems is accredited by RAeS as meeting the academic requirements for Incorporated Engineer.
Royal Institute of the Architects Ireland
The BSc (Honours) in Architectural Technology and the BSc in Architectural Technology meet the requirements of the Royal Institute of the Architects Ireland and the courses are approved by them. The RIAI matrix of competencies forms the backbone of the courses and are key to the learning outcomes.
All Institute of Technology Carlow Civil Engineering courses are accredited by Engineers Ireland as are the BEng in Mechanical Engineering, BEng in Electronic Engineering and BEng in Aircraft Systems. The Faculty of Engineering also partners with Engineers Ireland to develop Engineering focused courses for second level students to inform them about the opportunities presented in the wide field of Engineering.
Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists
The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists is a UK based qualifying body that represents professionals working and studying in the field of Architectural Technology. It is internationally recognised and both the BSc (Honours) in Architectural Technology and the BSc in Architectural Technology meet CIAT’s stringent international standards.
Chartered Institute of Building
The Chartered Institute of Building is an international organisation with over 47,000 members worldwide. Institute of Technology Carlow Honours courses in Architectural Technology, Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering and Facility Energy Management are all recognised by CIOB.
Professional Bodies, Faculty of Business
NSETS, The North South Education and Training Standards Committee for Youth Work (NSETS) was established on a cross-border basis in 2006 by the Department of Education for Northern Ireland and the Youth Affairs Unit of the Department of Education and Science (now the Department of Children and Youth Affairs). NSETS is responsible for the professional endorsement of youth work programmes on the island of Ireland. NSETS works to ensure and promote quality standards in the education and training of youth workers through an endorsement process based on a rigorous assessment of all aspects of programme content and delivery. NSETS professional endorsement represents a formal recognition by the youth work sector that programmes of study in youth work have met prescribed criteria and are fit-for-purpose.
Honorable Society of King’s Inns
The Honorable Society of King’s Inns is the oldest institution of legal education in Ireland. Its primary focus is on the training of barristers. In furtherance of this aim the King’s Inns School of Law provides a course of education and training, full–time and part–time, that enables law graduates (including graduates of the LL.B law programme at IT Carlow) to be admitted to the degree of Barrister–at–Law and to be called to the Bar of Ireland.
Professional Bodies, Faculty of Science
The Institute for Brewing and Distilling
The Institute of Brewing & Distilling (IBD) is the world’s leading professional body for people working in brewing and distilling. As an international professional and educational body the IBD promotes “The advancement of the education and professional development in the science and technology of brewing, distilling, and related industries.” Graduates of the Honours degree in Brewing and Distilling form Institute of Technology Carlow receive professional recognition from the IBD qualifying them to sit the IBD Master level professional qualifications.