Part-time, Evening, Blended, On-line Programmes

Instrumentation & Calibration (Manufacturing/Electrical Technology Module)


To provide the learner with a broad knowledge of modern maintenance strategies, management approaches and control systems.

Having successfully completed this module, the learner will be able to:

  1. Explain the function and strategies of maintenance in manufacturing industry
  2. Organise a maintenance planning and control system
  3. Compare and select computerised maintenance management systems
  4. Monitor maintenance quality control
  5. State industrial safety procedures


Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for participants wishing to take this module as a single subject, however these are not introductory level modules and some familiarity with the area as well as a level of independent study would be expected for exam success. Participants taking this module as part of the Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Technology or the Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Technology must meet the entry requirements outlined on the relevant course pages.



Maintenance in manufacturing industry, Planned maintenance, Predictive maintenance, Maintenance organisation, Work planning and scheduling, Computerised maintenance management Systems (CMMS), Supervisory management, Safety management, Safety and health at work regulations, Factories acts, Maintenance and ISO 9000, ISO 14000



Each taught module has a programme of continuous assessment worth 50% and a final exam worth 50%. It is necessary to pass both elements to achieve an award in the module.


12 weeks, 1 evening per week
Thursday from 7.00pm to 10.00pm
Commencing Thursday 24th January 2019


Students not registered on the Degree may, upon request, receive an LIT Subject Certificate (Level 7, 5 Credits) on successful completion of the module. Students registered for the Degree will receive ECTS credits for each group of modules successfully completed. Accumulation of 60 credits will lead to the Degree Award.

Note: This module may be completed as a stand-alone course, or it may be completed by eligible participants for credit towards the award of Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Technology (Level 7) or Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Technology (Level 7).

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