Our mission today is to become the standard for automation globally by certifying industry professionals; providing education and training; publishing books and technical articles; hosting conferences and exhibitions for automation professionals; and developing standards for industry.
To fulfil this mission we at the ISA Ireland Section has established and fostered links with educational institutions throughout the country to organise and co-ordinate student programs that will assist the Institutes of Technology and FAS centres in educating the students through access to ISA technical information, presentations and web seminars.
The national training and employment authority FÁS (Foras Áiseanna Saothair) (http://www NULL.fas NULL.ie/en/Training/Home/default NULL.htm), enhances the skills and competencies of individuals and enterprises in order for Ireland to further develop as a competitive, inclusive, knowledge-based economy. At the FAS centre in Bishopstown, Cork, the apprentice Instrument Craftsperson is taught. In partnership with Mr. Pat Mc Carthy, ISA devises customised technical talks for student s participating in this course.
|Institute of Technology Blanchardstown
The Institute of Technology Blanchardstown (http://www NULL.itb NULL.ie) provides students with training oportunities in sustainable energy through the colleges BSc. in Sustainable Electrical & Control Technology course. The ISA working closely with Mr. Dave Peyton of the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, provide technical talks to students undertaking this course on relevant topics.
|Institute of Technology Carlow
The Institute of Technology Carlow (http://www NULL.itcarlow NULL.ie/) delivers training on behalf of FAS to students involved in Instrumentation apprenticeships. The ISA working closely with Mr. Jim Doyle and Mr. Tommy Walker of the Institute of Technology Carlow, provide technical talks to students undertaking these apprenticeships on relevant instrumentation topics.