ETCI  
ETCI
Electro Technical Council of Ireland

Education and Training in Electrotechnology

Educational institutions provide courses, as indicated, leading to qualifications in electrotechnology at craft, technician, graduate professional and postgraduate levels.

The following educational institutions provide courses, as indicated, leading to qualifications in electrotechnology at craft, technician, graduate professional and postgraduate levels. Apprenticeship in electrotechnology culminates in the National Craft Certificate. This Apprenticeship Training is in 7 phases:

  • Phases 2, 4 and 6: Apprentices attend a FAS Centre for Phase 2 followed by attendance at an Institute of Technology (see below) for Phases 4 and 6.
  • Phases 1, 3, 5 and 7 will be spent in industry or other appropriate employment being trained and gaining relevant work experience of its different aspects under the guidance of competent craftspersons.


Athlone Institute of Technology
Dublin Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Telephone: (0902) 24400
Telefax: (0902) 24417
E-mail:
Website:Athlone Institute of Technology
  • National Diploma in Communications and Electronics
  • National Diploma in Engineering (Electronics and Information Technology)
  • National Certificate in Electronics and Computer Engineering

Head of Engineering School: Dr. E. Ambikairajah
Head of Electronics Department: Mr. M. Rahilly

 

Carlow Institute of Technology
Kilkenny Road, Carlow
Telephone: (0503) 70400
Telefax: (0503) 70500
E-mail:
Website:Carlow Institute of Technology

NCEA Approved Courses

  • National Certificate in Electronic Engineering
  • National Certificate in Electronics & Computer Engineering
  • National Certificate in Electronics & Communication Systems
  • National Certificate in Electro-Mechanical Systems
  • National Diploma in Applied Electronics
  • National Diploma in Process Control & Instrumentation

Head of Department Brendan Laffan

 

Cork Institute of Technology
Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown, Cork
Telephone: (021) 4326100
Telefax: (021) 4545343
E-mail:
Website:Cork Institute of Technology

Department of Electrical Engineering
Head of Department: Finbarr J. Leech, Chartered Engineer

  • Trade Certificate Courses for Electrical Apprentices
  • Trade Certificate Courses for Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning Apprentices

Full-Time Courses:

  • National Certificate in Electrical Engineering
  • National Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • BSc in Electrical Power Systems

Part-Time Courses:

  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering Practice
  • Autocad Electrical
  • PLC and SCADA Courses
  • Electrical Installation Competencies Certificate Part 2 (Course 236)
  • Electrical Installation Work Course C Certificate (Course 236)

Department of Electronics Engineering
Head of Department: Paul D. Sliney, Chartered Engineer

  • National Certificate in Electronic Engineering
  • National Diploma in Electronicl Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic Engineering)
  • Master of Engineering (by research)

 

Dublin City University
Dublin 9.
Telephone: (01) 7005131
Telefax: (01) 7005508
E-mail:
Website:Dublin City University

  • BEng Electronic Engineering
  • BEng Information & Communicatrions Engineering (Telecommunications Engineering)
  • BEng in Digital Media Engineering
  • BEng Mechatronic Engineering
  • BEng /MEng in Electronic Systems
  • MEng in Electronic Engineering
  • MEng in Telecommunications Engineering

Head of School of Electronic Engineering: Mr. J. Dowling

 

Dublin Institute of Technology
Kevin Street, Dublin 8.
Telephone: (01) 4023000
Telefax: (01) 4024999
E-mail:
Website:Dublin Institute of Technology

Full-time Courses

  • Honours Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Ref FT221)
  • Honours Degree in Computer Engineering (Ref FT281)
  • Diploma in Electrical and Control Engineering (Ref DT231)
  • Diploma in Applied Electronics (Ref DT287)
  • Diploma in Electronic and Computer Systems (Ref DT280)
  • Certificate/Diploma in Electrical Services Engineering (DT244)
  • Certificate in Electronic and Computer Systems (Ref DT289)

Part-time Courses

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering (Ref K235/7)
  • Telecommunications and Electronics, C & G (Ref K283)
  • Electronic Servicing, C & G (Ref K281)
  • Electronic Equipment Maintenance, C & G (Ref K282)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians, C&G (Ref K233)
  • Certificate/Diploma in Electrical Services Engineering Ref K249)

Head of School of Control Systems and Electrical Engineering: Dr. J.C. Fisher
Head of School of Electronics and Communications Engineering: Dr. G. Farrell
Head of Department of Electrical Installation: G. Murphy

 

Dundalk Institute of Technology
Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth
Telephone: (042) 9370200
Telefax: (042) 9333505
E-mail:elec.head@dkit.ie
Website:Dundalk Institute of Technology

  • B. Eng Product Design Engineering
  • National Certificate and Diploma in Electronic Engineering
  • National Certificate in Maintenance Technology
  • National Certificate in Manufacturing Technology
  • Trade Certificate courses for electrical apprentices

Head of Engineering School J.T. Connolly
Head of Department, Electronic and Electrical Engineering Dr. D. O'Brien
Head of Electrical Engineering Section G. Woods

 

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Dublin Road, Galway
Telephone: (091) 742201
Telefax: (091) 758413
E-mail: caroline.joyce@gmit.ie
Website:Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

  • BEng Digital & Software Systems Engineering
  • National Certificate and Diploma in Electronics
  • Trade Certificate Courses for Electrical Apprentices

Head of School of Engineering: Gerard MacMichael
Head of Electronics Department: Frank McCurry
Head of Engineering Trades Department D. Ryan

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Castlebar Campus, Westport Road, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.
Telephone: (094)25700
Telefax: (094)25757
E-mail: adrian.patterson@gmit.ie
Website:Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

  • National Certificate and Diploma in Electronics at Castlebar

Head of Academic Affairs Adrian Patterson

 

Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Port Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
Telephone: (074) 24888
Telefax: (074) 24879
E-mail:
Website:Letterkenny Institute of Technology

  • National Certificate and Diploma in Electronics
  • National Certificate in Electronics and Computer Engineering
  • National Diploma in Computer Engineering

Head of Engineering School Ciaran O'Somachain
Head of Department Denis McFadden

 

Limerick Institute of Technology
Moylish Park, Limerick
Telephone: (061) 208208
Telefax: (061) 208209
E-mail:
Website:Limerick Institute of Technology

  • National Certificate and Diploma in Electronic Engineering
  • National Certificate in Electronics and Communication Systems
  • National Certificate in Electronics and Computer Engineering
  • National Certificate in Automation and Robotic Systems
  • National Diploma in Marine Communication Systems
  • National Certificate in Manufacturing Technology
  • National Diploma in Manufacturing Technology
  • B. Sc Degree in Electronic Systems
  • National Diploma in Automation and Control Technology
  • National Certificate in Media Technology

Head of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Brendan Callan

 

National University of Ireland, Galway
Galway
Telephone: (091) 492728 (direct)
Telefax: (091) 494511
E-mail: mary.costello@nuigalway.ie
Website: National University of Ireland, Galway
  • BE in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • BE in Electronic & Computing Engineering

Professor and Head of Electrical & Electronic Engineering: Prof. Gearóid Ó Laighin
Dean, College of Engineering & Informatics: Prof. Gerard Lyons

 

Institute of Technology Sligo
Ballinode, Sligo
Telephone: (071) 55220
Telefax: (071) 55390
E-mail:
Website: Institute of Technology Sligo

  • Certificate and Diploma in Electronic Engineering

Head of Department of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering: B. McCormack

 

Institute of Technology, Tralee
Clash, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Telephone: (066) 7145600
Telefax: (066) 7145650
E-mail:
Website: Institute of Technology, Tralee

  • National Diploma in Mechanical and Electronic Engineering

Head of School of Engineering and Construction Studies Kevin Lynch
Head of Department of Construction and Civil Engineering: John Murphy

 

University College, Cork
College Road, Cork
Telephone: (021) 4903000
Telefax: (021) 4271698
E-mail:
Website: University College, Cork

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics/Electrical Engineering)

Professor (Electrical & Electronics) R. Yacamini
Professor (Communications) P. J. Murphy

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Microelectronic Engineering)

Professor (Microelectronic Engineering) P. J. Murphy

 

University College, Dublin
Belfield, Dublin 4
Telephone: (01) 2693244
Telefax: (01) 2830921
E-mail:
Website:University College, Dublin

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic Engineering)

Professor (Electrical Engineering) Annraoi de Paor
Professor (Electronic Engineering) J.O. Scanlan
Associate Professors Thomas J. Gallagher, Ronan O'Dowd, Thomas J. Brazil, Anthony D. Fagan, J. G. Lacey

 

University of Dublin
Trinity College, Dublin 2
Telephone: (01) 6772941
Telefax: (01) 6772442
E-mail:
Website: University of Dublin

  • Bachelor in Engineering (Microelectronics/Electrical Engineering)
  • Bachelor in Arts (Computer Science)
  • Master in Engineering (by research)

Professor of Industrial Electronics Maurice Whelan
Associate Professors of Engineering Science William T. Coffey, Jagdish Kumar Vij

 

University of Limerick
Limerick
Telephone: (061) 202700
Telefax: (061) 330316
E-mail:
Website:University of Limerick

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Electronic Systems)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Information Technology and Telecommunications)
  • Master of Engineering (Computer Systems)

Faculty Dean Prof. Cyril Burkley
Head of Department, Electronic and Computer Engineering Professor Tom Coffey

 

Waterford Institute of Technology
Cork Road, Waterford
Telephone (051) 302032
Telefax: (051) 302666
E-mail:
Website:Waterford Institute of Technology

  • B. Eng. in Electronic Engineering
  • National Certificate and Diploma in Electronics
  • Bachelor of Technology in Electronics
  • City and Guilds Certificates in Electrical Installation

Head of Department of Engineering Technology: Joe Hayden