Scada & Automation Systems (Level 7, 5 ECTs)
Field of Study
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Type of Course:
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Application Closing Date:
16th September 2019
Candidates must have at least two years relevant industrial experience and should have obtained their Leaving Certificate or an appropriate craft/technician qualification.
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.
Mechanical, Biomedical & Manufacturing Eng
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
*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 1.
Additional programme may run in Semester 2, subject to demand.
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.
- Computer based automation systems
- Control systems
- Connection and circuit technology for transducers
- PLC configuration and control
- Safety systems
- SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition)
5 ECTS credits at Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications, awarded by Cork Institute of Technology.
- Online application is open for course commencing 30th 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.