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Key Info

  • Course CodeCR_EAUTE_6
  • Field of StudyMotor,Craft Studies
  • Type of CourseSpecial Purpose Award
  • Type of QualificationSpecial Purpose Award
  • Type of Study Part time
  • Application Closing Date
  • Start Date
  • Level6
  • LocationCIT Bishopstown Campus

Course Fee: €650 (inc. exam fee)

Course Delivery: One night per week for two semesters

The course will consist of two modules:

  • Mechanical Automotive Technology AUTO6028
  • Automotive Technology Electrical AUTO6029

covering the fundamentals of automotive technology and automotive electricity. The areas covered will include engines, transmissions, brakes, suspension, steering and automobile electrical components, circuits and systems. This is a classroom-based course.


Special Purpose Award (10 ECTS credits at Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications), awarded by Cork Institute of Technology.

Leaving Certificate or relevant craft qualification.


How to Apply

  • To apply, please contact Nick Cashin by email nick.cashin@cit.ie or tel: 021 4326711, or the Department Secretary, Geraldine Mahon by email geraldine.mahon@cit.ie
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay the course fee of €650 online if a place on a course is offered.

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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