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The HC in Engineering in Manufacturing Engineering aims to provide graduates with an appropriate knowledge of manufacturing principles and procedures required at technician level and to enable graduates to make an enhanced contribution to the manufacturing process in their respective industries and businesses. Furthermore, graduates should have the necessary knowledge and skills to enable them perform a vast array of duties and assume responsibility for their roles in the diverse range of manufacturing industries located in Ireland.
Higher Certificate in Engineering in Manufacturing Technology (120 credits, Level 6)
€220 per 5 credit module, Year 1 €1,320, Year 2 €1,320, Year 3 €2,640
€165 per 5 credit module, Year 1 €990, Year 2 €990, Year 3 €1,980
Course assessment is comprised of a combination of examinations and ongoing continuous assessment work. Exams are scheduled to take place at the end of each semester.
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Engineering Professionalism & Technology||Instrumentation|
|Electrical Plant Technology||Mechanical Science|
|Fundamental Engineering Maths||Project Management|
|Semester 3||Semester 4|
|Engineering Drawing / CAD||Maintenance Organisation|
|Machine Systems||Electrical & Control Technology|
|Semester 5||Semester 6|
|Manufacturing Systems & Standards||Engineering Drawing Design|
|Manufacturing Technology||Power Systems|
|Lean Manufacturing||Industry Based Project|
Grade D (or higher) in Mathematics, English and three other subjects in the Leaving
Certificate Examination (or approved equivalent). Candidates may be interviewed prior to
being accepted on the course. Qualiﬁed personnel in the following trades: Fitting, Turning,
Motor, Electrical, Tool Making, Post-Apprenticeship experience may be considered for exemption from year 1 subjects, subject to WIT’s RPL policy.
On successful completion of the certificate students may progress onto a BEng in Manufacturing Engineering and then onto further qualifications.
Graduates from this course may find employment in fields such as: Plant Operation & Maintenance, Manufacturing Engineering Technician, Technical Sales Person.