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Electrical Systems for Mechanical Personnel

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20 Weeks


Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Start Date


Course Type

Flexible & Professional



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.

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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. 

This programme may be offered again in the 2022-2023 academic year. This will be confirmed in early Summer 2022


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

TBC for 2022-23



Flexible Learning Policies & Procedures