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:

Admission Requirements:

Leaving Certificate or relevant craft qualification.


Centre of Craft Studies

All part-time programmes at MTU Cork 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 2020-2021 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures.


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

MTU Cork


  • To application enquiries please contact Nick Cashin by email
    or the Department Secretary, Geraldine Mahon by email
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay the course fee of €650 online if a place on a course is offered.








Nick Cashin
021 432 6711

Geraldine Mahon, Department Secretary
T: 021 4335910

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