Process Instrumentation and Automation (Learn and Work) / Ionstraimíocht agus Uathoibriú Próiseas (Foghlaim agus Oibrigh)

Minimum Number of

Subjects

Higher

5

 

Minimum Grade in

Maths

Eng OR Irish

O6/H7

O6/H7

Applications from QQI Level 5 and 6 are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/qqi

Mature applicants (23+) are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/mature

Additional Requirements: You’ll need to 1. complete an aptitude test and attend an interview 2. undergo a screening and 3. attend company interviews. You will also need to provide documentary evidence that you have successfully passed the Ishihara Colour Vision Text 24 Plate Edition.

All applicants must attend an aptitude test in March/April (date TBC). Applicants who achieve the required score (at least 50 marks out of 100) in this aptitude test will subsequently be invited to attend an interview in April/May (date TBC). Applicants called for interview must achieve at least 50 marks out of 100 for their interview. Following the interview process, each applicant’s total score must be equal to or greater than 120 marks out of 200. This total score given will be added to Leaving Certificate points (if applicable).

 

Late and change of mind applications are accepted, and all late applicants must attend an aptitude test in May/July (date TBC). Applicants who achieve the required score (at least 50 marks out of 100) in this aptitude test will subsequently be invited to attend an interview in May/July/August (date TBC). Applicants called for interview must achieve at least 50 marks out of 100 for their interview. Following the interview process, each applicant’s total score must be equal to or greater than 120 marks out of 200. This total score given will be added to Leaving Certificate points (if applicable).

The Learn and Work model will help you to gain the qualifications, training and experience you need to be ready for the many career opportunities in the process instrumentation and automation field. This innovative programme combines taught modules with blocks of work placement. Thanks to the work experience, you’ll get the chance to apply your learning, be coached by industry experts and develop the practical, work-ready skills you’ll need to gain employment.


You’ll enjoy a mix of theory and practical learning, including sessions in our laboratories equipped with real-world equipment and software used in industry. Subjects include Instrumentation, Electro‑Technology, Industrial Automation and Energy Management.


Work Placement: Each year you’ll complete five months full-time study followed by seven months of paid work placement with an employer, while continuing to attend one day a week on campus

  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Calibration Technician
  • Automation Technician

working in industries such as:

  • Pharmaceutical
  • Chemical
  • Food and Drinks Processing
  • Water/Wastewater
  • Power Generation
  • Oil and Gas Processing

 

Semester 1

  • Workshop Practices and CAD
  • Introduction to Instrumentation
  • Electro-Technology 1
  • Mathematics

Semester 2

  • Industrial Services
  • Work-Based Learning Stage 1

Semester 1

  • Electrical Power and Machines
  • Electro-Technology 2
  • Process Instrumentation 1
  • Mathematics

Semester 2

  • PLCs
  • Work-Based Learning Stage 2

Semester 1

  • Process Instrumentation 2
  • Industrial Process and Control
  • Industrial Automation
  • SCADA and Industrial Networks

Semester 2

  • Energy Management and Quality Systems
  • Work-Based Learning Stage 3

“We have access to graduates who come with a high level of industry experience from day one.  Through their three-year placement with us, they’re already embedded in the culture of our organisation, understand how we work and what it’s like to work in a challenging environment.” – Derek Glynn, COO, EMR Integrated Solutions

TU Code

TU722

Level

Level 7

Award

Bachelor of Science

Duration

3 years

Number of Places

25

Location

Blanchardstown

Fees

EU Fees

Non-EU Fees

Contact Us

Mark Keyes