Certificate in Automation and Instrumentation

The programme, is designed as a one-year online qualifier to allow holders of craft qualifications and others with substantial relevant work experience to progress to the level 7 BEng in Mechatronic Engineering. On successful completion of the programme the learner will receive a minor award at level 6 and will be adequately prepared to participate in the level 7 Mechatronics programme.

Accordion / FAQ component

Entry to the programme is open to candidates who have completed phase 6 of a relevant craft certificate or equivalent. Other candidates may gain entry through the recognition of prior (RPL) learning in accordance with institute procedures. RPL is a process that may allow you to gain admission to a programme or to receive exemptions/ credit for some parts of the programme based on demonstrated learning that you may have achieved through another programme of study or through your work or career. Further information is available at www.myexperience.ie which our dedicated RPL portal or by contacting our admissions team at admissions@itsligo.ie .

Key modules will deliver knowledge in: Instrumentation, Automating Pneumatics, Programming and Interfacing. There is also a one-year Math module in the programme. This two-semester long math module would normally be delivered in one semester. By spreading it out over two semesters, students have more time to get through the material. Students have the option to come in two days during the programme and can meet their fellow students, lecturers and do hands-on lab work.

Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges.

Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future.

Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

Equip yourself with the latest in demand skillset, tools, know-how and knowledge to succeed in your career.

Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

Detailed Course Information

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