Limerick Institute of Technology


Course Name Aviation
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code 3101
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose Limerick Institute of Technology Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Shannon, Limerick City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

Expand+Start Dates: September, February

You can apply or register for your programme of choice using one of the following methods:
• Online: Go to flexiblelearning.lit.ie and hit the 'Apply Now' button on the relevant course page
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Duration 10 weeks, 4 hours per week. Tuesday, 6.00pm to 10.00pm. Plus field trips.
Course Fee

Once a student has been accepted to a course of study through Flexible Learning, the fee can be paid using one of the methods outlined below:
1: Card Payment
Payment by credit/debit card is possible either in person at the Flexible Learning O...

Entry Requirements Applicants must satisfy a minimum entry requirement of Grade D3 or higher at Ordinary Level in five Leaving Certificate Subjects, or equivalent. Two of these subjects must include Mathematics and a Language (Irish or English).
Financial Support

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Students registered on full time undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at LIT at the time of registration, may be eligible for a 25% reduction on Flexible Learning programme fees and are also eligible for substantial ...


An LIT Certificate of Completion will be issued to eligible participants.

Flexible Learning Withdrawal And Refund Policy
Students who wish to withdraw from a Flexible Learning Programme of study, must do so officially by completin...

Course Content

The aim of this programme is to provide an introduction to the topic of Aviation. On successful completion of the programme, students will have an appreciation of some of the essential aspects of flight and aircraft. They will be capable of ex...

Subjects Taught

Expand+• Week 1: Basic Aerodynamics
• Week 2: Aircraft Instruments – Flight Engine & Navigation Instruments
• Week 3: Introduction to Aircraft Engines, Piston and Jet
• Week 4: Aircraft Structures
• Week 5: Aircraft Composite Technology
• Week 6: Aviat...

Assessment Method One Assessment piece per topic, in total 9 pieces of written work.
Number of Credits 10
Further Enquiries For Academic Related Queries
Contact: Jane Magill, Atlantic AirVenture Park Co Ltd
Tel: 061 363687 / 087 2037487
Location Location: This programme will take place on site at Atlantic AirVenture Aviation Centre, Shannon Town, Co Clare.