Certificate in Medical Device Technology (Daytime)Open for Applications
Location: Galway - Dublin Road
NFQ Level: 6
Programme Duration: 30 Weeks
Mode of Study: Part time
Application Route: Apply direct to GMIT
Due to popular demand, the highly successful programmes in Medical Device Technology and in Quality Management are commencing again in September 2018 to facilitate part time, day time (mornings) delivery.
Early expression of interest is advised as places for September 2018 are limited.
You can apply for one or both certificates and there is a path to an honours Science Degree, the BSc in Quality for Industry, after successful completion of these certificates.
The vast majority of graduates from this course have proceeded to gain employment within the Medical Device sector.
This programme covers subjects such as:
- Medical Device Technology
- Design and Material selection of Medical Devices
- Overview of manufacturing techniques
- Lean and Six Sigma
- Yellow Belt Problem Solving training
- Quality Standards including ISO 13485 and FDA 21CFR Part 820
- Regulatory Affairs
- Quality Auditing
- Documentation controls
- Environmental Controls including cleanroom behaviours
- Current Industrial Concepts
- Learning and Innovation skills
Guest speakers and site visits are incorporated into this course, as applicable.
There is a work placement in Semester 2. For those that are already working, this aspect of the course may occur in their current workplace as a project. For those who are not working, the college will work with students to select a placement/project that meets the placement requirements of the certificate.
Total fee (Tuition Fee plus Student Contribution) is €2,500.
Fees are fully refundable up to the day the course starts, thereafter there are no refunds.
Students who enrol for this Certificate will qualify for issuing of a GMIT Student ID Card.
Daytime lectures (Wednesdays, Thursdays), 09:30 to 13:30, from September 2018 to May 2019.
Commencing early September 2018.
The course is delivered in the GMIT Galway Campus, Dublin Road, Galway. The room will be advised on the Notice Board in Reception on the first night.
Closing Date for Applications
Friday, 31st August, 2018. If all places are taken on the course the status of the course will change from “Open for Applications” to “Course Full”.
You must download, complete fully and return by email (not by post) this Application Form (Excel, 10KB). Incomplete files/postal applications will be returned.
Queries and application forms to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to Mary Russell, Lifelong learning Department, GMIT, Dublin Road, Galway.
Closing date for applications is Friday, 31st August, 2018.
Lifelong Learning Centre
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Tel: 091 742145