Automation & Instrumentation

ATU - Sligo Campuses


Course Name Automation & Instrumentation
Course Provider ATU - Sligo Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code 83322 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose Atlantic Technological University Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Flexible, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment ATU sligo online has two intakes per year, the main one being in September with a smaller listing of programmes for January.

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Expand+Applications for online programmes are accepted on the atu sligo website.

All programmes advertised will run subject to sufficient student numbers.

ATU sligo online has two intakes per year, the main one being in September with a smaller ...

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Expand+1 year part-time

Delivery Method: Online

On-Campus Attendance
Four days per year (two per semester) – Usually Fridays

Most of our online courses have about 2-3 hours of live lectures per week (but this can vary per programme). The rest ...

Course Fee Total Fees: €2,500
Entry Requirements Phase 6 of a relevant craft certificate or equivalent. Other candidates may gain entry through the recognition of prior learning in accordance with institute procedures.
Course Content

Expand+About this programme

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 to progress to the level 7...

Subjects Taught Semester 1
Instrumentation 1 05
Pneumatic / Electro-Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems Full-Time 05 Programming Fundamentals 05

Semester 2
Instrumentation 2 05
Introduction to Engineering Mathematics 05
Automation Programming 05
Programming Communications and Interfacing 05
Number of Credits 35
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Machine Operator, Maintenance Technician, Manufacturing Technician, Process Technician, Automation Engineer, Calibration Technician, Automation Equipment Technician etc.

Further Study
Students can progress their studies into BEng in Mechatronics (Online)
Further Enquiries Further Information
Course Co-ordinator:
Rudie Coppieters

Online Student Advisor
Natalie McNulty
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