Programmable Logic Controller Systems - Manufacturing / Electrical Technology - Blended

TUS - Limerick Campuses


Course Name Programmable Logic Controller Systems - Manufacturing / Electrical Technology - Blended
Course Provider TUS - Limerick Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 86252 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 7 NFQ)  More info.. Minor Technological University of the Shannon Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment This programme may be offered again in the 2022-2023 academic year. This will be confirmed in early Summer 2022
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Duration Delivery (Blended/Online)
12 weeks, 3 hours per week, from 7.00pm to 10.00pm

Please note that you are required to have access to a destop PC or laptop to participate in modules which are running in an online delivery format.
Course Fee €625
Entry Requirements

Expand+What are the entry requirements?
There are no formal entry requirements for participants wishing to take this module as a single subject, however these are not introductory level modules and some familiarity with the area as well as a level of indep...

Course Content

Expand+To provide the learner with a broad knowledge of automation systems, programming approaches and industrial control applications. Having successfully completed this module, the learner will be able to:

Outline the benefits of programmable control

Subjects Taught What modules will I study?
PLC control
PLC programming
Software programming
PLC applications
Control systems
Programming using Ladder Logic (LAD) and Sequential Fuction Charts (SFC) in GX Developer software for the Mitsubishi FX PLC
Assessment Method Each taught module has a programme of continuous assessment worth 50% and a final exam worth 50%. It is necessary to pass both elements to achieve an award in the module.
Number of Credits Level 7, 5 Credits
Further Enquiries Flexible Learning Team
+353 61 293802
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