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LC281 Automobile Technology - Higher Certificate
  • Programme Code:
    LC281
    Course Level:
    Level 6
    Department:
    Mechanical & Automobile Engineering
    CAO Points:
    2017 201
    Duration:
    2 Years.
    Campus:
    Limerick (Moylish)
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    What is the programme about?
    This programme offers students a combination of technological, business and management skills specifically related to the automotive/ transport industry.
     
    Graduates of this programme will have the concepts and ideas that will allow them to develop the necessary competency to become technicians and managers in today’s automotive and transport industry. Transportation technology has been identified by government as a key issue in maintaining and enhancing the competitiveness of our economy in the decades ahead.

    Who is the programme suited to?
    This programme is ideal for people who have an interest in cars and other motorised vehicles. You will study how they work, from the complexity of modern engines to the electrical, breaking, steering and all the other ancillary systems of a vehicle. This is a ‘hands-on’ programme with plenty of garage workshop exercises and experiments.

    Top 3 Reasons
    1. Opportunity to progress your studies by ladder approach into a Level 7 Bachelor of Engineering in Road Transport Technology and Management at LIT or other programmes in Ireland and abroad.
     
    2. Graduates can apply for membership to the Institute of Road Transport Engineering and the Institute of Motor Industry. They can also apply for the Engineering Qualification: Certified Automotive Engineering (CAE) awarded by the Institute of Motor Industry.
     
    3. With a mix of skills offered on the programme you have more versatility in the jobs available after graduation, or for furthering your study with LIT or another Irish or UK third-level institute.

    Class Contact Hours
    24 hours per week

    Did You Know?
    A car that is kept tuned-up is 9% more efficient on petrol.

 

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