Industrial Automation

Technological University Dublin - Blanchardstown


Course Name Industrial Automation
Course Provider Technological University Dublin - Blanchardstown
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code TU5508
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Minor TU Dublin Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Blanchardstown
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commencement Date September 2020
Application Date 2020 Applications

Before making your application and paying the non-refundable €50 application fee please read the following guidelines.

Please note that there are a limited number of places on this course. Applications should therefore be made early.
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Duration 18 months

Intake 1: Monday & Wednesday 4pm – 8pm
Intake 2: Monday & Wednesday 6pm – 10pm

Mode of Study
Part Time

Method of Delivery
Course Fee €1,450 per academic yr; (€2,900 in total over 18 months)
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements?
Applicants must have completed a QQI-FET Level 6 (National Craft Certificate) award in a craft such as Electrical, Electrical Instrumentation, Fitting, Plumbing or hold a suitable third level qualification in an electrical or mechanical discipline.
Course Content

Expand+This programme allows students to achieve the Special Purpose award of Certificate in Industrial Automation. It will give students the necessary knowledge, know-how and skills to enhance their employment prospects as a technician in a relevant indust...

Subjects Taught Year 1

Process Instrumentation and control 1
Programmable Logic Controllers 1
Process Instrumentation and control 2
Programmable Logic Controllers 2

Year 2

Fluid Power Systems
Programmable Logic Controllers 3
Number of Credits Credits for Full Award: 30 @ NFQ Level 7
Careers or Further Progression Employment opportunities exist in (among other key industries):

Industries requiring automated manufacturing processes for mass production and quality control (e.g. pharmaceutical industry, food/drinks processing, power generation etc.)

TU5508 Certificate in Industrial Automation provides a progression route into course TU724 Bachelor of Science in Process Instrumentation and Automation
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