Course Description

Advanced Certificate in Software Development and Networking

This Pre University computer science course provides an opportunity to train for a rewarding career in the IT industry. Student will develop the skills to be able to design, create and maintain websites, databases and computer network, as well as the fundamentals of computer programming using C++, C#, PhP, Javascript, and Visual Basic using Visual Studio, software architecture and technical support.

These courses are supported by FIT (Fast Track into IT) which is a unique IT led initiative that offers students the opportunity to acquire essential skills to gain employment in the thriving IT sector. Students are give training in job interview techniques and CV preparation. Visits to companies are also organised with a view to possible internships.

Areas of Study

  • Project Management incorporating Project + (Blended Learning) through ecollege
  • Object Orientated Programming
  • Software Architecture
  • Graphical User Interface Programming
  • Programming
  • Relational Database
  • Personal and professional Development
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Web Development
  • Communications
CollegeDun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategorySoftware Development, IT
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 6 Advanced Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsLevel 6 QQI Award Software Development (6M0691)
Course Start Date14th September 2020
Course Duration1 year Full time
Course FeePOA
Entry Requirements• Level 5 QQI Award in Software Development or other relevant Level 5 QQI Award • Applications are welcome from students with relevant experience in this area
Carear PathThere are a number of possible job opportunities for students with a solid programming background. The key areas of employment include: junior programmer, software developer, website design/maintenance, IT user support technician, network administration and network administration and network security.
Phone01 2809676
Course Code6M0691
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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute

17 Cumberland Street, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
17 Cumberland Street
Dún Laoghaire, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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