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LC277
Industrial Automation and Robotic Systems

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3 Years
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This three year programme covers all the technologies used in modern manufacturing Automation and Robotic systems. It covers a wide range of areas including electrical and electronic engineering, mechanical systems, motion control and robotic systems, instrumentation systems, as well as PLC and SCADA programming.

The programme contains approximately 50% theoretical content with 50% dedicated to practical hands-on learning.

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LC277 - Industrial Automation and Robotic Systems
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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As a graduate you will have skills that will allow you to work with highly automated and robotic manufacturing systems. You will learn the skills allowing you to work safely and competently with electrical/electronic control systems and electro-mechanical systems. You will also study mechanical services, instrumentation and process control, programming and CAD. 

Graduates from this programme are very much sought after by companies with modern automated manufacturing systems and processes. Employment as a technical engineer involves diagnosing, testing and troubleshooting, repairing, commissioning, technical report writing, research and development, design and manufacturing, and technical sales of industrial equipment.​ 

Jobs Include: Manufacturing/Industrial maintenance Technician. 



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