Process Instrumentation & Calibration

  • Course Code


  • Field of Study

    Applied Physics and Instrumentation

  • Type of Course:


  • Type of Qualification:


  • Type of Study:

    Part time,Online or On Campus

  • Application Closing Date:

    2nd October 2022

Admission Requirements:

Target learners on this programme will include those who wish to reactivate their career to upskill and reskill or cross-skill from non-related disciplines as well as upskilling those already in employment in related industrial sectors.


While there will not be a specific qualification requirement, there is an expectation that candidates will have obtained a minimum of junior cert level (NFQ-QQI level 3) and experience in related industrial sectors would be beneficial for the student. Applicants will be assessed individually on a case by case basis.


Physical Sciences

This minor award of 30 ECTS credits is designed to meet the industry skills shortage in the areas of industrial instrumentation and calibration and thus provides an opportunity for companies to sponsor their employees whilst they upskill or allow people to reactivate their career to upskill, reskill and cross-skill from non-related disciplines.


Duration & Delivery

1 academic year over 2 semesters (Mon, Tues & Wed Evenings 7pm to 10pm)

Semester 1 (Sept - Dec)  Semester 2 (Jan - May)
Mon MATH6047 Math for Craftpersons  Mon PHYS6007 Instrument Calibration
Tues PHYS6008 Instrument Measurement  Tues PHYS6035 CAD for Instrumentation
Wed INTR6015 Introduction to Utilities. Wed PHYS6031 Process Instrumentation 

Mode of Study
  • Part time Blended Learning (online theory & on-campus practical work)*
  • Online learning is via MTU's Learning Management System called Canvas.
    More details can be found here 



On successful completion of this course graduates will be eligible to continue their studies on


Certificate in Industrial Instrumentation and Calibration, Level 6 30 ECTS credits on the National Framework of Qualification  


The 6 modules that make up this minor award cover the areas of industrial instrumentation and calibration.

The delivery blend and module content for each module are:

  1. MATH6047 Math for Craftpersons 100% online  
  2. PHYS6008 Instrument Measurement  60% online & 40% on campus practical work
  3. INTR6015 Introduction to Utilities 100% online 
  4. PHYS6007 Instrument Calibration  30% online & 70% on campus practical work
  5.  PHYS6035 CAD for Instrumentation  30% online & 70% on campus practical work
  6. PHYS6031 Process Instrumentation  60% online & 40% on campus practical work
  • Online application is open for course commencing on 12th September 2022
  • The fees are €250 per 5 ECTS Credit module
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €250 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
    Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.

  • Please upload current CV specifically outlining your work experience and rational for applying for this award.



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