Higher Certificate in Engineering

  • NFQ Level 6
  • Points Required 177*
  • Course Code SG300
  • Award Not Designated
  • Duration 2

Course Summary


This course offers you the opportunity of studying engineering in a general way for a year before specialising in an area of your choice. His general engineering year gives students an exposure to all different types of engineering that are on offer and equips the students with the fundamentals of engineering.

IT Sligo offer a wide range of engineering courses such as Civil, Mechanical, Electronic, Mechatronic and Precision. This course offers you the opportunity of studying engineering in a general way for a year before specialising in an area of your choice. This general engineering year gives students an exposure to all different types of engineering that are on offer and equips the students with the fundamentals of engineering. It will help to make an informed choice of what field of engineering to enter based on their aptitude and interest. On successful completion of the first year exams, you will transfer into second year of the level 6 course of your choice or nearest choice subject to space availability.

Year One: The first year focuses on the fundamentals of engineering such as Engineering Maths, Engineering Science, Introduction to Engineering and CAD and modelling among others.

Year Two: In the second year, students choose which speciality from Civil, Mechatronic, Electronic, Mechanical or Precision to explore. In the second year students engage in more detailed application fo the fundamentals in engineering in their chosen field.  Students will exit with a level 6 Cert after the second year.

 

Entry Requirements

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Career Opportunities

The integrated skills developed in this engineering course can be applied to a variety of jobs, enabling students to have a very promising career. The possibilities are endless.