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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.

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 €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.

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)

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