Special Purpose Award in Robotics and Automation

Athlone Institute of Technology (TBC)
Key Programme Details
Award

Certificate - Level 6

NFQ Level

6 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Online, Classroom - Daytime, Mixed

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

40

Skills Area

Engineering, manufacturing and construction

General Information
Contact

Admissions

Email

admissions@ait.ie

Phone

0906482531

Address

Department of Civil, Mechanical and Polymer Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

Athlone Institute of Technology

Dublin Road

Athlone

Co. Westmeath

Important Dates
Application Deadline

27/01/2019

Start Date

02/2019

End Date

12/2019

About 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.
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Entry Requirements

An Electrical or Mechanical National Craft Certificate.
RPL (recognition of prior learning)in Industrial Engineering will also be considered.

Long Description

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.
Fundamental engineering, m

Why Choose This Course

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.
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.

Timetable Info

1 Year: Mon evenings online, Friday labs

Delivery Notes

Blended

Application Procedures

Closing Date for applications is 22nd January, 2019. The programme will be delivered online, with Induction on 26th January in the the Athlone Institute of Technology from 9.30am. Attendance at the Induction is compulsory.