PLCs, Control & Scada - Cork Campus

MTU - Cork Campuses


Course Name PLCs, Control & Scada - Cork Campus
Course Provider MTU - Cork Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) MTU - Munster Technological University
Course Code CR_SIPLC_6
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose Munster Technological University Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

Expand+Online application is open for course commencing 12th September 2022.

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.

Application Date Application Closing Date: 2nd October 2022.
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Duration Duration & Delivery
Part time blended learning - online theory and on campus practical work for one academic year over 2 semesters.
Course Fee €325 per 5 credit module (incl. exam fees).
Entry Requirements

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Target learners on this programme will include those who wish to reactivate their career to upskill and reskill or crossskill from non-related disciplines as well as upskilling those already in employment in related indust...

Comment Award
Special Purpose Award, Certificate in Introduction in PLC Based Automation Systems (20 ECTS, Level 6, on the National Framework of Qualification.
Course Content Aim
The course is designed to meet the industry skills shortage in the area of PLC based automation and to provide the fundamental skills required by a learner and thus provides an opportunity for:
• companies to sponsor their employees whilst they upskill or

• allow people who are currently unemployed due to the current Covid-19 pandemic to reactivate their career to upskill, reskill and cross-skill from non-related disciplines.
Subjects Taught The 4 modules that make up this special purpose award cover the fundamental introductory skills required for a learner to be able to interact with PLC based automation.

• Introduction to PLC Digital Automation
• Introduction to PLC Analog Automation
• Introduction to PLC SCADA
• Introduction to PLC Kinematic Systems
Number of Credits 20
Careers or Further Progression On successful completion of this course graduates will be eligible to continue their studies on:
1. The Level 6 120 ECTS credit
2. The level 7 20 ECTS credit Special Purpose Award
Further Enquiries Conor O’Farrell
T: 021 433 5870
Location Online and MTU Bishopstown Campus, Cork.
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