Certificate in Applied Electrical Engineering JANUARY 2019 INTAKE

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DK_EAEEJ_6)
Key Programme Details
Award

Certificate in Applied Electrical Engineering

NFQ Level

6 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Classroom - Daytime, Classroom - Evening

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

30

Department

School of Engineering

Skills Area

Engineering, manufacturing and construction

General Information
Contact

Dermot Clarke

Email

Dermot.Clarke@dkit.ie

Phone

042-9370200

Address

Dermot Clarke
School of Engineering
Dundalk Institute of Technology
Dublin Road
Dundalk
Co. Louth

Role

Programme Director

Important Dates
Application Deadline

16/12/2018

Start Date

21/01/2019

End Date

31/01/2020

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

Entry Requirements

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 23rd and Thursday 25th October

Timetable Info

The proposed start dates for the 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

Delivery Location

DKIT

Admissions Contact Details
Instructor

Karen English/Anton Barrett

Address

Lifelong Learning Centre, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Road, Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland

Phone

042-9370295

Email

springboard@dkit.ie