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Renewable and Engineering Technology

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Renewable and Engineering Technology

Course Code: CI062RN
Course Level: 6
Award Title: QQI Level 6 Certificate in Maintenance Skills Technology
QQI Code: 6M5154
Duration: 1 Year
Renewable and Engineering Technology
Renewable and Engineering Technology

Entry Requirements

Students should have successfully completed an appropriate QQI Level 5 course such as Renewable Energy Technology and Control Systems, Engineering Technology, Electronic Technology – Robotics, or Motor Vehicle Maintenance, all available at Cavan Institute. Mature applicants (aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements will still be considered. This course may also be of interest to graduates with qualifications in non-computer disciplines who wish to pursue training in this area.

Course Description
This level 6 course enables students to reach an advanced level in the area of renewable energy and automation/control systems. Students gain a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the latest technologies. Upon successful completion of the course graduates should be able to interpret customer requirements and provide advice on the solution options available. As part of this course student are given the opportunity to gain work experience in a relevant company for 2-3 days per week with classes contact confined to 3 full-time days per week. There is a very high employment rate from this course.

Course Content
Renewable Technologies
Computer 3D Modelling and Animation
Programmable Logic Controllers
Project Management
Safety Management
Preventative Maintenance
Work Practice
Industrial Pneumatic Systems

Career Opportunities
Some of the career paths to which this course might lead include engineering management, sustainable design engineer, energy consultant, control engineer and process/project engineer.

Progression Opportunities
Graduates are eligible to apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).