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Electrical Systems for Mechanical Personnel

  • Status: Apply Now

  • Campus: Moylish, Limerick City

  • weeks: 20

  • Fees: €1,000

Course Overview

To give staff involved in a multi-skilled environment an opportunity to obtain hands-on Electrical Control System experience. The programme is particularly suited to staff who have trained in a mechanical background (Fitting/Mechanical Engineering), that require electrical knowledge as part of their skill base, either from maintenance or management perspective. This is a hands-on programme with emphasis on active learning.

Contact Details

General Queries

Flexible Learning Office


Telephone: (061) 293802

Academic Queries

Bernard Hayes


What are the entry requirements?

Entry Requirements 
There are no formal academic entry requirements for entry to this programme.

Course Content

  • Electrical Safety

  • Protection and develop fault diagnosis/repair skills

  • Practical electrical installation

  • Domestic/Commercial

  • Motor control circuits

  • Installation and commissioning

  • PLC control systems

  • Installation

  • Programming and commissioning

More Information

  • The proposed delivery schedule is subject to change.


    20 Weeks, 1 evening per week,

    3 hours per evening

    Tuesday 6:30pm to 9:30pm

    Start Date



  • Continuous assessment. No end of semester exams.

  • Certificate of completion

  • €1,000

  • Application Deadline: 18 August 2024. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis. Course will be closed once the maximum number of applicants is reached. Courses run subject to viable numbers.