Course Description

Computer Systems and Networks

The purpose of this course is to equip the learner with the fundamentals to install, configure and maintain computer systems and basic networks under supervision leading to employment in a range of sectors. It also facilitates progression to further studies at Level 6.

Modules include
Computer Systems Hardware
Operating Systems
Network Essentials
Maths for IT
Virtualisation Support
ICT Security Policy and Management
Work Experience

Work Experience
Two weeks work experience is incorporated into this course.

On successful completion of this course students can progress to Computer Systems & Networks QQI Level 6 available in the College where they will expand their knowledge in the area of Internetworks, broadband and advanced operating systems, wireless networks, ISP technologies, multimedia technologies etc.

Graduates who achieve the required standard may also progress to further studies to Institutes of Technology and Universities. Examples of progression courses include:

DIT, DT080 Network Technologies
IT Tallaght, TA312 Computing
IT Tallaght, TA313 IT Management
Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands

CollegeDundrum College of Further Education
Course LocationDundrum, Dublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryInformation Technology, IT
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Duration1 year
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsLeaving Cert/Leaving Cert Applied or its equivalent Candidates would ideally need to have a minimum of a pass in Mathematics at Leaving Cert or its equivalent. For mature students, experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications Suitability for this course will be assessed at interview
Phone1 2985412
Course Code5M0536
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