Scada & Automation Systems (Level 7, 5 ECTs)

  • Course Code


  • Field of Study

    Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

  • Type of Course:


  • Type of Qualification:


  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    27th September 2021

Admission Requirements:

Candidates must have at least two years relevant industrial experience and should have obtained their Leaving Certificate or an appropriate craft/technician qualification.


Mechanical, Biomedical & Manufacturing Eng

All part-time programmes at MTU 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 2021-2022 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


*Discounts available for groups of three or more.

Note: Places are limited for this course. Eligible candidates will be considered on a first come first served basis.


One evening per week for 12 weeks in Semester 2.


This course enables participants to adjust, service, maintain and design modern equipment, and to design and develop SCADA control systems. During the course, real data from a process control rig and flexible assembly line will be utilised in the design of applications.


Automation has been an essential tool in enhancing productivity and competitiveness for manufacturing industries. Automation is used to improve manufacturing performance, reduce operational costs and improve quality. Most industrial plants now have some form of automation, which is controlled and monitored by SCADA systems.


Course Content
  • Computer based automation systems
  • Control systems
  • Connection and circuit technology for transducers
  • PLC configuration and control
  • Safety systems
  • SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition)


Awarding Body

5 ECTS credits at Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications, awarded by MTU Cork.


  • Online application is open for course commencing 20th September 2021.
  • 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.

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