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Computer Systems and Networks

Computer Systems and Networks is a course run by Dunboyne College of Further Education, Meath. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of One Year. Computer Systems and Networks gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Computer Systems and Networks at Dunboyne College of Further Education, please review the details below.

This one-year business course is information technology for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the computer industry or the modern technology office. It aims to prepare students for careers that require specialist knowledge in programming, networking implementation, and web technology. This course also provides an excellent foundation for those wishing to pursue degree programmes in institutes of technology and universities or for those who wish to progress onto level 6 programmes. Students will have gained the knowledge and skills to set up and troubleshoot networks. They will also be able to respond to customer technical support queries and create secure networks.

The following modules will be offered:

  • Computer Systems Hardware
  • Networking Essentials
  • Mathematics for STEM
  • Word Processing
  • Programming and Design Principles
  • Communications
  • Web Authoring
  • Operating Systems
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Work Experience
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Training ProviderDunboyne College of Further Education
Course LocationDunboyne, Meath
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5 in Computer Systems and Networks 5M0536
Course Start Date10th September 2018
Course End Date5th May 2019
Course DurationOne Year
Entry RequirementsLeaving Cert or LCA Mature Students of all backgrounds Other equivalent qualification Apply directly at All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications ***Course subject to SUSI approval and modules may be changed due to availability and demand
Carear PathStudents who qualify in this area can pursue further study and a career in: technical support, networking, computer manufacturing, and customer support, computer sales or marketing. They can also work with financial institutions, call centres, and government departments. QQI graduates are eligible to apply to institutes of technology and universities for follow-on courses such as linked courses in places like DCU, DIT, UCC, NUIG and UCD.
Course Code5M0536
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