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Key Info

  • Course CodeCR_EAMEC_8 - Y1
  • Field of StudyMechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Type of CourseCertificate
  • Type of QualificationCertificate
  • Type of Study Part time
  • Application Closing Date 23rd September 2019
  • Level8
  • LocationCIT Bishopstown Campus
  • Fees

    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 2018-2019 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.

    Course Fee: €980* (Includes course notes and exam fees)

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.

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures. For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students


Course fee €980*
* Discounts available for groups of two or more.


Duration

One evening per week for 12 weeks in Semester 1


Awarding Body

5 ECTS credits at Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications, awarded by Cork Institute of Technology.

 


Module Title: Advanced PLC Programming
  • Principles of the five IEC languages, Ladder, Instruction List, Sequential Function Chart, Function Block & Structured Text.
  • Principles surrounding BUS systems, including CAN, Profibus,
    ProfiNet, Ethernet, describing addressing, PLC settings, Tag names etc.
  • Principles of Analogue sensors, showing resolution, scaling, wiring, types of input 0-10V 4-20MA etc.
  • Principles of safety systems up to category 4 machine safety, Safety Relays, Safety PLC’s, interlocking devices.
  • Principles of Servo Drive systems, Homing methods, signaling methods i.e. Digital or Bus signalling. Speeds, acceleration etc.

Candidates must have successfully completed the CIT Level 7 Mechatronics Module or equivalent, and some relevant work experience working in in the area of Mechatronics.

 

How to Apply

  • To apply, please contact the Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Management Systems (CAMMS) by email camms@cit.ie
     
  • Places are limited for this course. Eligible candidates will be considered on a first come first served basis. Once the course is full, online applications will closed for the course. Late applications may be considered should any places become available.
     
  • 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.
     
  • Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.

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 2018-2019 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.

Course Fee: €980* (Includes course notes and exam fees)

Course Details

Part-time Information

  • 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 2020-2021 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

     

  • Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by email to their CIT email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.  For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students

     
  • Some candidates may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning based on previous academic or work experience. If you think you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning, please check out www.cit.ie/rpl
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