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Industrial Measurement & Control (Higher Certificate)

  • Course Code

    CR_SIMCT_6

  • Field of Study

    Applied Physics and Instrumentation

  • Type of Course:

    Higher Certificate

  • Type of Qualification:

    Higher Certificate

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    30th September 2019

Admission Requirements:

  1. Leaving Certificate Grade O6/H7 (pre. 2017, D3 Ordinary or Higher Level) in five subjects to include Mathematics, and either English or Irish.

  2. Mature and other special category applicants will be admitted according to CIT regulations for part-time enrolment;

  3. Applicants holding a relevant FETAC (now QQI) Advanced Certificate, National Craft Certificate or equivalent, other relevant Level 6 (or higher) qualifications or having relevant industrial experience will be eligible for exemptions from certain modules.

Department(s)

Physical Sciences

Further Study Courses

Students who successfully complete the Higher Certificate in Science in Industrial Measurement & Control may proceed onto the Level 7 Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics and Instrumentation, subject to availability of places.

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.

An Information session will take place on Wednesday 4th September 2019 from 5.30pm to 7.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2019-2020 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.

For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students


Course Fee: €250 per 5 credit module (incl. exam fees)

ACCS Mode

Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 will be offered 3 evenings a week/semester subject to student numbers.

Note: This Level 6 programme will be delivered over 3 academic years. All students holding a cognate craft qualification (Electrical, Instrumentation and Electrical & Instrumentation crafts) will gain advanced entry against Year 1 and therefore must only complete Year 2 and 3. All other students must complete Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3. Advanced entry may be gained against certain Year 1 modules.

Aim

This programme of 120 credits is designed to enable skilled craftspersons working in industry to upgrade their qualifications and skills. Applications are also invited from candidates who wish to take specific modules from the programme.

Content

All Applicants who do not hold an Electrical, Instrument or Electrical instrumentation craft certificate must complete SIMCT Stage 1 before entering SIMCT Stage 2.

SIMCT Stage 1 Timetable
Year 1
  Semester 1 Semester 2
Monday Maths for Craftsperson Signal Measurement
Tuesday Introduction to Physics Signal Conditioning
Wednesday Instrumentation Technology Fundamental Physics
Thursday Overflow Lab sessions Overflow Lab sessions

 

All Applicants who hold an Electrical, Instrument or Electrical instrumentation craft certificate enter the programme at SIMCT Stage 2.

SIMCT Stage 2 Timetable
Year 2
  Semester 1 Semester 2
Monday Industrial Automation Instrument Calibration
Tuesday Instrument Measurement Process Control
Wednesday Practical Computer Technology Maths for Physical Sciences
Thursday Overflow Lab sessions Overflow Lab sessions

 

SIMCT Stage 3 Timetable
Year 3
  Semester 1 Semester 2
Monday Introduction to Statistics
for Physical Sciences
Maths for Science 2.1
Tuesday Applications of Automation Graphics & Engineering Design
Wednesday Introduction to Utilities Process Instrumentation
Thursday Overflow Lab sessions Overflow Lab sessions

 

Note: Exemptions from certain modules on this programme are automatically granted to holders of FETAC (now QQI) Advanced Certificates or equivalent, in a relevant craft and are not listed above. Other applicants may have to take additional modules.

Award

Single module certification within the Higher Certificate in Science in Industrial Measurement & Control. 

The major award of the Higher Certificate in Science in Industrial Measurement & Control (Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications) will be received by students who successfully complete the course programme.

Further Studies at CIT

Graduates of the Higher Certificate in Science in Industrial Measurement & Control may proceed onto the Level 7 Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics and Instrumentation, subject to availability of places.

 

 

  • Online application is open for course commencing 9th September 2019.
  • 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.
  • 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 attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.
  • If you have any queries, please contact conor.ofarrell@cit.ie
  • Some candidates may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning based on previous academic or work experiece. If you think you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning, please contact conor.ofarrell@cit.ie to discuss.

 

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Conor O'Farrell
conor.ofarrell@cit.ie
021 4335592