Mechanical Analysis & Automation - Online

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Mechanical Analysis & Automation - Online
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG_EMECH_S06
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose Institute of Technology Sligo Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Ballinode
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Application Date Application Closing Date: 31st August 2021.
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Duration 1 year part-time online.
Course Fee Total Programme Fees: €1,750
Fees per annum: €1,750
Per 10 credit module: €700
Per 5 credit module: €350
Entry Requirements Applicants should have or be undertaking an apprenticeship in toolmaking or in a mechanical trade. While it is expected that the majority of apprentices who undertake this programme will do so in the final year of their apprenticeship, it is permissible to spread the modules over the final two years of apprenticeship.

Consideration will also be given to applicants who have substantial (in excess of three years) experience working in technician-type roles in industry.
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Programme Code: SG_EMECH_S06

The programme in addition to offering a minor award at level 6 is designed as a one-year online qualifier to allow holders of craft qualifications and others with substantial relevant work experience t...

Subjects Taught Semester 1
Introduction to Engineering Mathematics 05
Pneumatic / Electro-Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems Full-Time 05
Introduction to Engineering Mechanics 05

Semester 2
Intermediate Engineering Mechanics 05
Computer Aided Design and Modelling 05
Automation Programming 05
Number of Credits 30
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Graduates will be equipped to progress onto the final stages of a L7 BEng in Mechanical or Precision Engineering and subsequently be employed as technicians/associate engineers in precision engineering, toolmaking, automation, medical device manufacturing, polymer processing, pharmaceutical/bio-pharma, ICT Hardware, and general mechanical and manufacturing engineering companies.
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