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Industrial Measurement & Control - Cork

Lifelong Learning
CR_SIMCT_6

This level 6 programme will be delivered over 3 academic years. All students holding a cognate craft qualification (Electrical, Instrumentation and Electrical & Instrumentation crafts) will gain advanced entry against Year 1 and therefore must only complete Year 2 and 3. All other students must complete Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3. Advanced entry may be gained against certain Year 1 modules.

Award Name Level 6 Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)
NFQ Classification Major
Awarding Body Munster Technological University
NFQ Level Level 6 NFQ
Award Name NFQ Classification Awarding Body NFQ Level
Level 6 Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ) Major Munster Technological University Level 6 NFQ
Course Provider:
Location:
Cork City
Attendance Options:
Evening, Part time
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Course provider
Number of credits:
120

Duration

3 Years

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements
1. Leaving Certificate Grade O6/H7 (pre. 2017, D3 Ordinary or Higher Level) in five subjects to include Mathematics, and either English or Irish.

2. Mature and other special category applicants will be admitted according to MTU regulations for part-time enrolment;

3. Applicants holding a relevant FETAC (now QQI) Advanced Certificate, National Craft Certificate or equivalent, other relevant Level 6 (or higher) qualifications or having relevant industrial experience will be eligible for exemptions from certain modules.

Careers / Further progression

Progression
Graduates of the Higher Certificate in Science in Industrial Measurement & Control may proceed onto the Level 7 Bachelor of Science in Instrumentation and PLC Systems, subject to availability of places.

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Further information

Start Date 16th September 2025

MTU Bishopstown Campus, Cork.

€250

Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €250 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee. Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you, and you wish to accept it.

15th September 2025

Award
Single module certification within the Higher Certificate in Science in Industrial Measurement & Control. The major award of the Higher Certificate in Science in Industrial Measurement & Control (Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications) will be received by students who successfully complete the course programme.

Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 will be offered 3 evenings a week/ semester subject to student numbers. This programme of 120 credits is designed to enable skilled craftspersons working in industry to upgrade their qualifications and skills. Applications are also invited from candidates who wish to take specific modules from the programme.

All applicants who do not hold an Electrical, Instrument or Electrical Instrumentation Craft Certificate must complete SIMCT Stage 1 before entering SIMCT stage 2. All applicants who hold an Electrical, Instrument or Electrical Instrumentation Craft Certificate enter the programme at SIMCT Stage 2

Conor O’Farrell
Email: conor.ofarrell@mtu.ie

Course Provider:
Location:
Cork City
Attendance Options:
Evening, Part time
Apply to:
Course provider
Number of credits:
120