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Higher National Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering

Higher National Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering

Overview

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.
Course details
Core Subjects
Semester One Subjects
  • Engineering Management
  • Quality and Process Improvement
  • Production Engineering for Manufacturing
  • Engineering Maths
 
Semester Two Subjects
  • Engineering Design
  • Managing a Professional Engineering Project
  • Electrical and Electronic Principals
  • Engineering Science

Course Contacts

Bridget
Murphy
Limerick Campus
How to Apply

Entry Requirements

  • Candidates with Leaving Certification qualifications or higher who would be in a position to benefit from and succeed in constituent modules of the programme
  • Pass Maths and English
  • Mature applicants with qualifications and experience deemed equivalent by the College’s BTEC approved ROL and RPEL policies.

How to Apply

Directly through our website griffith.ie.

Fees
Tuition Fees
Irish/EU

General Fee Information 

An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.

Study Mode: Part-Time

Limerick

Irish/EU Living in Ireland: EUR 1,750.00

Progression

Academic Progression

Option to further your studies with our Level 6 Higher National Diploma in Manufacturing  Engineering (BTEC) programme available at our Limerick campus.

Career Progression

Graduates of the Higher National Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering will have the ability for progression within their chosen fields of Manufacturing Engineering or across all various other industries, including the manufacturing (traditional and modern), and services sectors. It also allows the development of key work-related skills which are transferable to a variety of types of management and technical work, such as work in: manufacturing systems design, manufacture, maintenance and technical services areas of the electronic, mechanical and the automotive engineering industries to name just a few. 

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