Industrial Automation (Advanced)
Field of Study
Applied Physics and Instrumentation
Type of Course:
Type of Qualification:
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Application Closing Date:
16th September 2019
Ordinary degree or equivalent in Science/Technology/Engineering.
Equivalent recognition may be given through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process on an individual case-by-case basis to candidates who have not achieved this academic standard but who can demonstrate significant relevant professional experience. Visit www.cit.ie/rpl for more details.
The aim of this programme is to provide students with the advanced skills and knowledge necessary to become specialists in the application of state-of-the-art automation techniques across a range of industries. This is a specialised hands-on course that deals with essential topics for today’s automation engineers.The module content has a heavy emphasis on practical programming of a range of automated processes using a range of software tools such as DeltaV and SCADA.
Two evenings a week (3 hours per evening) for two semesters (13 weeks per semester).
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 2019-2020 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.
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.
For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students
Full Course Fee: €1,650. However, students may pay per module. Please contact the Department Secretary, Mary Phelan by email email@example.com
Duration & Delivery
The course delivery will be two evenings per week, along with a significant individual project in advanced industrial automation.
Certificate in Advanced Industrial Automation - Special purpose award. (Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualification).
CIT has developed a website which gives full details of all modules for all courses. The website also has information on recommended textbooks, average weekly workload, assessments, and exams.
Level 8 Certificate in Advanced Industrial Automation detailed module information here
The course modules are
- Introduction to Industrial Automation
- Industrial Automation & SCADA
- Advanced Industrial Automation
- Introduction to Process Control
- Advanced Industrial Automation Project (10 credit module)
- Early registration is advisable as numbers of places on courses are limited.
- 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.
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.