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Higher National Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering

Higher National Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering


Develop your business skills to progress into many different and fulfilling careers in Manufacturing

 The BTEC accredited Higher National Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering delivers knowledge and skills in a broad range of specialist areas of manufacturing engineering and is suited to those who would like a career in the manufacturing/biopharma and the medical devices industries or those that want to up-skill in this area..

Why Study Engineering at Griffith College?

The BTEC Higher National Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering is available on a part-time basis over a one-year period. It provides education and training of manufacturing principals and management to engineers, operators and technicians in the areas of manufacturing systems and processes​. It allows for the development of key work-related skills which are transferable to a variety of technical work, such as work in: manufacturing systems design, manufacture, maintenance and technical services and in the areas of the electronic, mechanical and automotive engineering industries.  The course provides opportunities for everyone to achieve a nationally recognised vocationally specific qualification and may also provide opportunities to progress to higher education qualifications such as a full- or part-time degrees. It also provides opportunities for learners to focus on the development of the higher level skills in a technological and management context and provides chances for the learners to develop a range of skills and techniques to develop their own performance in a working life environment.  This is by means of developing their range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attributes and thereby enabling learners to make an immediate contribution to employment at the appropriate professional level upon completion of the course.

  • Develop key work-related skills, an appreciation of industry requirements and knowledge and understanding of manufacturing engineering.
  • Learn how to improve productivity, efficiency, and profitability, as well as how to provide more choice to customers, reduce response times and improve quality.
  • The practical nature of the coursework lends to preparation for work in the field of industrial engineering or to progress their career if currently working in the sector.
  • Acquire highly transferable skills attractive to a wide range of sectors outside engineering including banking, transportation, consultancy, distribution services, health and other government areas.
  • Option to further your studies with our Level 7 Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering programme available at both our Dublin and Limerick campuses.

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