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Key Info

  • Course CodeCR_EAMEC_8 - Y1B
  • Field of StudyMechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Type of CourseCertificate
  • Type of QualificationCertificate
  • Type of Study Part time
  • Application Closing Date23rd 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)

    Note: Places are limited for this course. Eligible candidates will be considered on a first come first served basis.
    * Discounts available for groups of two or more.

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 2.


Awarding Body

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


Module Title Integrating Mechatronics
  • Industrial Networking
    Programme PLCs to control Servo Drives, Vision systems & Robotic interaction with mechatronic systems across CAN Open, ProfiBus, ProfiNet and Ethernet.
  • Integration of PLCs and Servo Drive systems
    Programme Servo Drive Controllers to communicate with a PLC in a discrete manner. Programme the PLC to give positional control data to the Servo Drive controller.
  • Vision systems
    Programme Vision Systems to determine location, shape and orientation of objects. Programme PLCs and Robotic systems to use the information from the vision system.
  • Soft Motion Control
    Introduce Soft Motion Control for the control of Servo Drive positioning, demonstrating the use of CNC code embedded within a PLC function block.

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)

Note: Places are limited for this course. Eligible candidates will be considered on a first come first served basis.
* Discounts available for groups of two or more.

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