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Automotive Technology (Certificate)

  • Course Code


  • Field of Study

    Motor,Craft Studies

  • Type of Course:

    Special Purpose Award

  • Type of Qualification:

    Special Purpose Award

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    Applications Closed for 2018 Academic Year

Admission Requirements:

Leaving Certificate or relevant craft qualification.


Centre of Craft Studies

All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2017-2018 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

An Information/Registration session will take place on Wednesday 6th September from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.


Course Fee: €650 (inc. exam fee)

Course Delivery: One night per week for two semesters

The course will consist of two modules:

  • Mechanical Automotive Technology AUTO6028
  • Automotive Technology Electrical AUTO6029

covering the fundamentals of automotive technology and automotive electricity. The areas covered will include engines, transmissions, brakes, suspension, steering and automobile electrical components, circuits and systems. This is a classroom-based course.


Special Purpose Award (10 ECTS credits at Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications)

Awarding Body

Cork Institute of Technology


  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay the course fee of €650 online if a place on a course is offered.
  • Application forms must be completed in full. It is particularly important that each applicant clearly identifies the course and subjects for which he/she is registering. The onus is on each applicant to ensure that this information is accurate.


Applications Closed for 2018 Academic Year









JJ Buttimer
021 432 6737