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Electrical Systems for Mechanical Personnel

Status: Course Full




20 Weeks


Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Start Date


Course Type

Flexible & Professional



Due to the practical nature of this course, online delivery is not possible. Although we are hoping to be able to offer this course in September 2020 at our Limerick Campus, we need to establish whether or not this is feasible given the current guidelines on social distancing requirements. For now we would ask that you register your interest below. Once you have registered your interest with us, we will notify you as soon as we have confirmation of the schedule for 20-21. We thank you for your patience and understanding.



To give staff involved in a multi-skilled environment an opportunity to obtain hands-on Electrical Control System experience. The programme is particularly suited to staff who have trained in a mechanical background (Fitting/Mechanical Engineering), that require electrical knowledge as part of their skill base, either from maintenance or management perspective. This is a hands-on programme with emphasis on active learning. 


What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements.

An adequate level of English is required to participate in this course.

Who can I contact?

What modules will I study?

  • Electrical Safety
  • Protection and develop fault diagnosis/repair skills
  • Practical electrical installation
  • Domestic/Commercial
  • Motor control circuits
  • Installation and commissioning
  • PLC control systems
  • Installation
  • Programming and commissioning

More Information


Delivery will be classroom based and will take 20 weeks of face to face lectures. Lectures are scheduled to take place on Monday evenings from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. 

The next proposed start date is Monday 2nd November 2020.


No examination. Continuous assessment will take place throughout the duration of the programme. 



A Certificate of Completion will be issued to eligible participants. 

Application Deadline

Friday 16th October 2020








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