Certificate in Applied Electrical Engineering

Course Points
Course Duration
1 Year
Course Level
Level 6
Course Places
20 Places
Course Start Date
21 January 2020

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


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 proposed start dates for the 2019 Applied Electrical Engineering Programme is Tuesday 22nd January 2019 at 6:00 - 8:00 pm in Room NW228

The timetable is as follows: 

Tuesday -  Sensors - 18:00 - 20:00
(This session is normally online - however students are requested to attend the college on the first date 22nd January 6:00 - 8:00 pm in Room NW228.)

Thursday - Sensors - 18:00 - 19:00 in room NW228

Thursday - Electrical Technology 19:00 - 21:30 (Including 1/2 hour break) in room NW228

Every 2nd Friday (6 in total) Electrical Technology Laboratory 13:00 - 17:30 in room NW228. Schedule as follows:

1 - 1st Feb 2019
2 - 15th Feb 2019
3 - 1st March 2019
4 - 15th March 2019
5 - 29th March 2019
6 - 12th April 2019

The course fee is €1,500. The fee is payable as follows:

  • Application Fee = €50 (Non-refundable if you are made an offer of a course place)
  • Accept Offer Fee = €100 (non-refundable)
  • Instalment 1 of €600 is payable by 28th February 2020
  • Instalment 2 of €750 is payable by 31st October 2020

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

Course ID DK_EAEEJ_6
Level 6
Duration 1 Year
Credits 30
Places 20
School School of Engineering
Department Electronic and Mechanical Engineering
Awarding Body DkIT
Fees €1500
Starting Date 21 January 2020
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