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Certificate in Applied Electrical Engineering

Course Points
30
Course Duration
1 Year
Course Level
Level 6
Course Places
20 Places
Course Start Date
Tuesday 24th September 2024

Course Summary

This 1-year part-time level 6 programme is designed for anyone wanting to extend their understanding of electrical and electronic principles. Enrol for this great new course today!

Important notice about this course

NOW ENROLLING FOR AUTUMN

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 10th September OR until all places are taken whichever comes first.

Fees reduced from €1500 to €950 - spaces limited.

The aim of the programme is to provide the student with the opportunity to extend their understanding of electrical and electronic principles. Students will be exposed to terminology, electrical and electronic devices related to DC and AC circuits. Students will be able to interpret, test and measure basic DC circuits.

An understanding of sensors and their signal conditioning will be obtained using light, heat and strain sensors. A basic introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) will be undertaken. Students will be familiar with hardware used in Local Area Network (LAN) and develop the ability to solve primary level faults in a LAN.

Modules include: 

  • Electrical Technology
  • Sensors
  • Electrical Automation Technology
  • Computer Networks
  • External (Work) Placement Project

The course is delivered online Tuesday and Thursday evenings (6.00-9.30pm)
There will be two days on campus for practicals (yet to be decided but possibly the Tuesday and Wednesday) after the October bank holiday.

Work Placement Project
13 weeks on site project from their employment/preparation online. Plus 5 hrs individual research

The course fee is €950. The fee is payable as follows:

  • Accept Offer Fee = €200 (non-refundable)
  • Instalment 1 of €275 payable by 31st October
  • Instalment 2 of €475 payable by 28th February

The programme open to applicants who have a QQI Level 5 qualification in an engineering discipline and who are currently in employment in the manufacturing or processing sector.

Dermot Clarke (Programme Director)
Phone: +353 42 9370200
Email: Dermot.Clarke@dkit.ie

Course ID DK_EAEES_6
Course Type Flexible & Professional
Study Mode Part-Time
Level 6
Duration 1 Year
Fees €950
Starting Date Tuesday 24th September 2024
School School of Engineering
Department Electronic and Mechanical Engineering
Credits 30
Awarding Body DkIT
Delivery Method Blended

How To Apply

Apply Directly to DkIT

Apply directly to DkIT using our online applications system. Please remember to upload the required documentation (copies of your existing qualification(s), your CV, any other support documents etc) with your online application to expedite your application. To avoid disappointment early registration is recommended.

Disclaimer: All module titles are subject to change and for indicative purposes only. All courses are delivered subject to demand and timetables are subject to change. Elective Module options will only run subject to student numbers. The relevant Department will determine the viability of each elective module option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose that option. Students will be offered alternative elective modules on their programme should their preferred elective option not be proceeding. Award Options for Common Entry Programmes: The relevant Department will determine the viability of each award option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose either option. If the numbers for one of the Award options exceed available places, students for this option will be selected based on Academic Merit (highest grades).