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Quality Methods (Manufacturing Technology Module)

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Level

07

Duration

12 weeks

Department

Electrical & Electronic Engineering


Start Date

TBC

Course Type

Flexible & Professional

Location

Limerick

To provide the learner with a broad knowledge of modern quality management methods, standards and techniques used in manufacturing.

Having successfully completed this subject the student will be able to:

1. Construct quality control charts, process- and tolerance based.

2. Design AQL sampling plans for incoming and final inspection.

3. Perform a quality audit on a procedure, using ISO9000 guidelines.

4. Apply quality problem-solving techniques such as Fishbone diagrams to typical industrial problems.

5. Be able to design a simple experiment to determine process parameters.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for participants wishing to take this module as a single subject, however these are not introductory level modules and some familiarity with the area as well as a level of independent study would be expected for exam success. Participants taking this module as part of the Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Technology or the Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Technology must meet the entry requirements outlined on the relevant course pages. 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Applicants who do not have English as their first language must ensure they satisfy English Language requirements. For entry to undergraduate courses, a minimum score of 5.5 in an IELTS exam is required. For postgraduate courses, a minimum of 6.0 is required. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their English proficiency meets these requirements.

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What modules will I study?

Quality Standards and Auditing, ISO 9000, ISO 14000, EN46000, EFQM, Product Design and Quality, Statistical Process Control, Acceptance Sampling, Quality Problem Solving Techniques, Standard Deviation, Normal and Binomial Distribution, Histograms, Control Charts for Variables.

More Information

Delivery

12 weeks, 3 hours per week, from 7.00pm to 10.00pm

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

Please note that you are required to have access to a desktop PC or Laptop to participate in modules which are running in an online delivery format.

What will the time committment be?

Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college. The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due.

Assessment

Each taught module has a programme of continuous assessment worth 50% and a final exam worth 50%. It is necessary to pass both elements to achieve an award in the module.

Qualification

Participants not registered on the Degree may request an LIT Subject Certificate (Level 7, 5 Credits) on successful completion of the module. Students registered for the Degree will receive ECTS credits for each group of modules successfully completed. Accumulation of 60 credits will lead to the Degree Award.

NOTE: This module may be completed as a stand-alone course, or it may be completed by eligible participants for credit towards the award of Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Technology (Level 7) or Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Technology (Level 7).

Application Deadline

TBC for 2022

Fee 

€625

Flexible Learning Policies & Procedures