Industrial Automation and Networks

  • Course Code

    CR_EAUTN_8

  • Field of Study

    Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

  • Type of Course:

    Certificate

  • Type of Qualification:

    Special Purpose Award

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    applications will open in June 2023

Course Duration:

2 nights per week from September 2023 to December 2023, 1 night per week from January to May 2024

Course Summary

The Certificate in Industrial Automation and Networks aims to provide the learner with advanced knowledge of PLC programming using multi languages and the ability to develop PLC communication across the required network structures.

Admission Requirements:

Candidates should have obtained a Level 7 in Automation and Control or similar. Candidates may also be considered through MTU’s well-established RPL process.

Candidates with sufficient experience which in the judgement of MTU may be deemed equivalent to this qualification will be considered following the principles/procedures set out the University’s Recognition of Prior Learning service; see rpl

 

Course Fees:

€2,200

 

15 ECTS CREDITS ON THE NFQ WILL BE RECEIVED BY STUDENTS WHO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THE COURSE

Department(s)

Mechanical, Biomedical & Manufacturing Eng

The Certificate in Industrial Automation and Networks aims to provide the learner with advanced knowledge of PLC programming using multi languages and the ability to develop PLC communication across the required network structures. 

 

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the essential facts, major concepts, principles and theories associated with PLC, HMI and Networking in modern automation systems.
  • The ability to evaluate the five IEC61131-3 PLC Programming Languages and the appropriate network communication protocols
  • Connect the correct Input/Outputs to the PLC, HMI and map the IO bits to the programming charts.
  • Programme a PLC incorporating a HMI using the appropriate languages communicating across the selected network.

 

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Closing date: Applications will open in June 2023
Start date: September 2023
Acceptance Fee: €250

 

 

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