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Higher Certificate in Engineering in Electrical Engineering

Higher Certificate in Eng
Programme Code: CR_EELEC_6
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
No. of Semesters:4
NFQ Level:6
Embedded Award:Yes
Programme Credits:120
programmeReviewDate:May 2025
Field of Study:Electrical Engineering

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A knowledge of areas of electrical circuitry and practice, installation and equipment. A knowledge of mathematics, ICT, design, business and engineering practice relevant to the electrical engineering technician.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) The ability to apply knowledge of electrical science, practice and design, to the solution of well-defined electrical engineering technology problems.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to use basic electrical engineering techniques, skills and modern computer-based engineering tools and packages necessary for engineering practice.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to assist in the design of an electrical facility, component or process to meet specified needs and to contribute to the assessment of the technical performance of the system.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to contribute to the solution of common engineering technology problems in electrical engineering.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work autonomously and safely and as a member of a multidisciplinary team in well-defined work settings. The ability to communicate effectively, using the appropriate communication tools and methods, with the engineering community and society at large.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to identify and address learning needs within a structured learning environment and an awareness of the need for continued professional development.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) An appreciation of the wider social, political, business and economic contest within which engineering operates and the need for high ethical standards in the practice of engineering, including the responsibilities of the engineering profession towards people and the environment

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MATH6014 Technological Mathematics 1
ELEC6018 Electrical DC Principles
ELEC6024 Analog Industrial Electronics
ELEC6005 Electrical Power Systems
ELEC6003 Electrical Draughting
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MATH6045 Technological Maths 2 (Elec)
ELEC6019 Electrical AC Principles
ELEC6025 Digital Industrial Electronics
MECH6024 Industrial Services
ELEC6001 Electrical Installation Theory
Module Code Module Title
ELEC6034 Electrical Applications
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MATH6041 Technological Mathematics 220
ELEC6015 Electrical Circuit Analysis
ELEC6022 Industrial Automation
ELEC6027 Electrical Power Distribution
ELEC6017 Electrical Planning
Module Code Module Title
ELEC7010 Lighting Design
INTR6007 Mathematics and CAD
COMH6001 Build Your Own PC
INTR6022 Computing System Technology
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MATH6043 Technological Mathematics 221
ELEC6035 Microcontroller Applications
ELEC6023 Industrial Control
ELEC6026 Industrial Motor Applications
ELEC6016 Electrical Machines
ELEC6037 Electrical Power & Utilisation

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