Department of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
IT Sligo is Ireland’s largest provider of accredited online Lean, Six Sigma and Quality degree programmes. Our award-winning Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in Lean Sigma Quality has been delivered to over 10,000 participants in 50 countries, which includes participants from over 1,000 Irish organisations.
The department offers Quality degrees and certifications that are in great demand by employers across all sectors including, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, food, manufacturing, healthcare and services. Many graduates go on to become Quality Managers or pursue specialist careers within the Operational Excellence (OpEx) profession. The course content is regularly reviewed and updated to stay current with industry and employer requirements.
Our OpEx programmes are suited to all levels within an organisation, from operator to supervisor and technician, through to engineers and senior management. Students, enrolling on our Level 7 BSc Quality or Level 8 BSc (Hons) Quality, are also eligible for the internationally recognised Six Sigma Green Belt or Six Sigma Black Belt awards, respectively. Students can obtain this certification in addition to their degree by sitting an external exam.