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Electronic Technology

Course Code(s):  CELTX
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Kerry College of Further Education

Kerry College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code CELTX
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This programme is designed to give students a firm foundation in the skills required in the electronics and engineering sectors.

While the programme covers many of the theoretical aspects of electronics, students also gain hands-on experience in the use of technologies particularly those involving the use of electronics and digital electronics. In electronic work, engineers provide a wide variety of products used in the modern world. These include personal computers, digital televisions, heating control systems, games consoles and mobile phones.

What will you Study?

Mandatory Modules:
Electronics
Electronics Digital
Communications
Work Experience

Electives Modules:
Control Systems
Safety and Health at Work
Mathematics
Physics
Engineering Workshop Theory
Information Technology Skills
Computer Aided Draughting (2D)
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

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