Industrial Automation

TU Dublin - Blanchardstown Campus


Course Name Industrial Automation
Course Provider TU Dublin - Blanchardstown Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code BN742
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

Expand+Applications for the 2019/20 academic year are now being accepted.

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Application Date Closing Dates
The closing date for applications for the following courses is Friday 7th June 2019.
•BN528 Master of Science in Computing (Applied Cyber Security)
•BN529 Master of Science in Computing (Applied Data Science & Analytics)

The closing date for applications for all other courses is Thursday 5th September 2019.

Courses may fill prior to this date, so we recommend you apply early.
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Duration 18 months.

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

NOTE: Intake 2: Monday & Wednesday 6pm-10pm is now full.

We are still accepting applications for Intake 1: 4pm-8pm.
Course Fee

Expand+Fee: €1,450 per year [*Total 18 month fee: €2,900].

An application fee of €50 must be paid at the time of online application. This fee is non-refundable.

If you are made an offer on an undergraduate or postgraduate course you will be re...

Entry Requirements Entry Route into the programme:
QQI or equivalent

Minimum Entry Requirements
Applicants must have completed a QQI 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.
Comment Award title: Certificate in Industrial Automation
Awarding Body: Technological University Dublin
Course Content

Expand+Course Aim
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 rel...

Subjects Taught Year 1
Semester 1
Process Instrumentation and control 1
Programmable Logic Controllers 1

Semester 2
Process Instrumentation and control 2
Programmable Logic Controllers 2

Year 2
Semester 1
Fluid Power Systems
Programmable Logic Controllers 3
Assessment Method Each of the modules will be continuously assessed throughout the semester, and the final module mark arrived at by a combination of final exam and continuous assessment.
Number of Credits Credits for Full Award: 30 @ NFQ Level 7
Careers or Further Progression Transfer and Progression:
BN742 provides a progression route into BN315 BSc in Process Instrumentation and Automation

Career Opportunities
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.)
Further Enquiries For further details please contact the marketing team on 01 885 1530 or e-mail:
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