Course Description

Computer Systems and Networks

As applications of networking technologies continue to expand, there will be more and more opportunities for qualified information and communication technology (ICT) specialists to design, install, secure, and manage their networks. To help students prepare for this growing industry, this course emphasises not only the practical application of network technology, but also of the development of career skills such as critical thinking, problem solving and collaboration.

Modules include
Physical and Logical Networking
Systems Software
Information Technology Administration
Network Infrastructure
Network Security
Digital Compliance
Team Leadership
Work Experience

CCNA Cisco Academy
The College is an approved CISCO Networking Academy. As part of this programme, students benefit from applying class and lab based learning to real world network problem solving and implementation.

Work Experience
Students are encouraged to acquire relevant work placement to enhance their programme of study.

Graduates who have successfully completed the course and meet certain matriculation requirements may be suitable for the Advanced Entry route to DIT (Dublin Institute of Technology) into Year 2 of the Honours Degree in Computing (DT211) or Year 2 in the Degree in Network Technologies (DT080).

Other Advanced Progression links are also available. Students can also progress to further studies in IT Colleges through the Higher Education Links Scheme.

Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands or requirements under the new Common Awards System.

Training ProviderCollege Of Further Education Dundrum
Course LocationDundrum, Dublin, Ireland
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryInformation Technology, Computers & IT (Information Technology)
Course QualificationLevel 6 Certificate / Advanced Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course FeePOA
Course Duration1 year
Entry RequirementsSuitability is assessed at interview. Eligibility for this course will depend on: Progression from Software Applications/Computing Systems & Networks Level 5 courses or equivalent (or) other appropriate qualifications in Information Technology (or) relevant work experience.
Phone1 2985412
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College Of Further Education Dundrum

(01) 296 1261
Main Street, Dublin 14, Dundrum, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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