Special Purpose Award in Robotics and Automation

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Why take this course?

The proposed programme is a special purpose award in Robotics and Automation at Level 6. The target enrolment is for industrial maintenance personnel who are working or unemployed who want to up skill in this rapidly changing technology.

Numerous facets of the Irish manufacturing sector rely on robotics and industrial automation for the fabrication, assembly and inspection of products. The use of automation lines and robotics equipment allows for the high speed efficient manufacture of complex articles that can be assembled and inspected with greater precision and reliability compared to a manual process. Robotics & Industrial Automation are utilised heavily in many diverse sectors such as the Medical Device, Packaging, Aerospace, Food and Automotive industries. This Robotics & Industrial Automation programme will give a range of technical knowledge and skills to underpin the advanced industrial automation currently in use in the Irish Manufacturing Sector.

Course Details

Course Duration:
1 Year
Course NFQ Level:
Level 6
Dept of Electronics & Informatics
Minimum Entry Requirements:

An Electrical or Mechanical National Craft Certificate.

RPL (recognition of prior learning)in Industrial Engineering will also be considered.

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