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Key Info

  • Course CodeCR_SIMCT_6
  • Field of StudyApplied Physics and Instrumentation
  • Type of CourseHigher Certificate
  • Type of QualificationHigher Certificate
  • Type of Study Part time
  • Application Closing Date30th September 2020
  • Level6
  • LocationCIT Bishopstown Campus

Course Fee: €250 per 5 credit module (incl. exam fees)

 

ACCS Mode

Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 will be offered 3 evenings a week/semester subject to student numbers.

Note: This Level 6 programme will be delivered over 3 academic years. All students holding a cognate craft qualification (Electrical, Instrumentation and Electrical & Instrumentation crafts) will gain advanced entry against Year 1 and therefore must only complete Year 2 and 3. All other students must complete Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3. Advanced entry may be gained against certain Year 1 modules.

 

Aim

This programme of 120 credits is designed to enable skilled craftspersons working in industry to upgrade their qualifications and skills. Applications are also invited from candidates who wish to take specific modules from the programme.

 

Content

All Applicants who do not hold an Electrical, Instrument or Electrical instrumentation craft certificate must complete SIMCT Stage 1 before entering SIMCT Stage 2.

SIMCT Stage 1 Timetable
Year 1
  Semester 1 Semester 2
Monday Maths for Craftsperson Signal Measurement
Tuesday Introduction to Physics Signal Conditioning
Wednesday Instrumentation Technology Fundamental Physics
Thursday Overflow Lab sessions Overflow Lab sessions

 

All Applicants who hold an Electrical, Instrument or Electrical instrumentation craft certificate enter the programme at SIMCT Stage 2.

 

SIMCT Stage 2 Timetable
Year 2
  Semester 1 Semester 2
Monday Industrial Automation Instrument Calibration
Tuesday Instrument Measurement Process Control
Wednesday Practical Computer Technology Maths for Physical Sciences
Thursday Overflow Lab sessions Overflow Lab sessions

 

 

SIMCT Stage 3 Timetable
Year 3
  Semester 1 Semester 2
Monday Introduction to Statistics
for Physical Sciences
Maths for Science 2.1
Tuesday Applications of Automation Graphics & Engineering Design
Wednesday Introduction to Utilities Process Instrumentation
Thursday Overflow Lab sessions Overflow Lab sessions

 

 

Note: Exemptions from certain modules on this programme are automatically granted to holders of FETAC (now QQI) Advanced Certificates or equivalent, in a relevant craft and are not listed above. Other applicants may have to take additional modules.

 

Award

Single module certification within the Higher Certificate in Science in Industrial Measurement & Control. 

 

The major award of the Higher Certificate in Science in Industrial Measurement & Control (Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications) will be received by students who successfully complete the course programme.

Further Studies at CIT

Graduates of the Higher Certificate in Science in Industrial Measurement & Control may proceed onto the Level 7 Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics and Instrumentation, subject to availability of places.

  1. Leaving Certificate Grade O6/H7 (pre. 2017, D3 Ordinary or Higher Level) in five subjects to include Mathematics, and either English or Irish.
  2. Mature and other special category applicants will be admitted according to CIT regulations for part-time enrolment;
  3. Applicants holding a relevant FETAC (now QQI) Advanced Certificate, National Craft Certificate or equivalent, other relevant Level 6 (or higher) qualifications or having relevant industrial experience will be eligible for exemptions from certain modules.

To Apply

 

  • Online application is open for course commencing 14th September 2020.
  • 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.
  • If you have any queries, please contact conor.ofarrell@cit.ie
  • Some candidates may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning based on previous academic or work experiece. If you think you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning, please contact conor.ofarrell@cit.ie to discuss.

Please click here for full details of modules - Higher Certificate in Science in Industrial Measurement & Control

Content

All Applicants who do not hold an Electrical, Instrument or Electrical instrumentation craft certificate must complete SIMCT Stage 1 before entering SIMCT stage 2.

SIMCT STAGE 1 TIMETABLE
Year 1
 
Semester 1 Semester 2
Mon Maths for Craftspersons Signal Measurement
Tues Introduction to
Physics Instrumentation
Signal
Conditioning
Wed Technology Fundamental Physics             
Thurs Overfow Lab Sessions  Overflow Lab Sessions   

All Applicants who hold an Electrical, Instrument or Electrical instrumentation craft certificate enter the programme at SIMCT Stage 2.

SIMCT STAGE 2 TIMETABLE
Year 2

Semester 1 Semester 2
Mon Industrial
Automation
Instrument
Calibration
Tues Instrument
Measurement
Process Control
Wed Maths for
Physical Sciences
Practical Computer
Technology                 
Thurs Overflow Lab Sessions Overflow Lab Sessions          

 

SIMCT STAGE 2 TIMETABLE
Year 3

Semester 1 Semester 2
Mon Intro to Stats for
Physical Sciences
Maths for 
Sciences 2.1
Tues Applications of
Automation
Graphics &
Engineering Design
Wed Introduction to
Utilities
Process
Instrumentation           
Thurs Overflow Lab Sessions Overflow Lab Sessions          

 

Note: Exemptions from certain modules on this programme are automatically granted to holders of FETAC (now QQI) Advanced Certificates or equivalent, in a relevant craft and are not listed above. Other applicants may have to take additional modules.

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