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 TU5508
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose Technological University Dublin Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Blanchardstown
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commencement Date September 2022
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Duration 18 months

Mode of Study
Part Time

Method of Delivery

Intake 1: Monday & Wednesday 4pm – 8pm [On Campus]

Intake 2: Monday & Wednesday 6pm – 10pm [On Campus]

**Please note that class timetables and modes of delivery are indicative and may be subject to change, depending on public health advice**
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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

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
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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