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Diploma in Networking and Systems Security (Springboard+)

Diploma in Networking and Systems Security (Springboard+) is a course run by CCT College Dublin, Dublin. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of 1 year. Diploma in Networking and Systems Security (Springboard+) gives a Course Qualification of Diploma, awarded by QQI. For more information about Diploma in Networking and Systems Security (Springboard+) at CCT College Dublin, please review the details below.

Diploma in Networking and Systems Security* Course Overview

The Diploma in Networking and Systems Security is designed for learners seeking to develop their knowledge, skills and competence in the area of networking and systems security and is available via Springboard+ 2019. This special purpose programme designed to produce graduates with the attributes required of a Networking Specialist today and the ability to continue to develop knowledge, skill and competence to remain competitive and employable in an ever-advancing sector. Learners will engage with the opportunity to assimilate knowledge within an industry focused learning environment. This focus is maintained through the use of many practical sessions including labs and workshops. Graduates of this programme should be able to secure professional roles at entry or junior level positions in IT and related industries, and progress to beyond these roles using skills related to those learned in the programme curriculum. The graduate will also be well-placed to pursue further academic studies at NFQ level 7 or above. The programme utilises a carefully designed programme schedule with modules focused on networking and systems security topics. The design and development of modules within this programme were informed by significant industry consultation, particularly from Microsoft and its partner network. The programme comprises of classroom and laboratory learning as well as interactive workshops. All of this is carried out within an industry focused environment. Industry-initiated real world problems will be provided by industry and used as the context for planning and designing assessment solutions, as well as being an aid for problem solving sessions. The incorporated learning from all modules aims to ready learners for industry and/or academic development.

This is a one year, part time, Diploma in Networking and Systems Security programme, with contact hours delivered over evening and weekend schedule slots (to afford any enrolled student not currently in employment the opportunity to accept a daytime job offer and continue to completion of the course as well as allow those in employment to balance course work with other full-time commitments).

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Training ProviderCCT College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationDiploma
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsDiploma in Networking & Systems Security
Course Start Date13th January 2020
Course Duration1 year
Course Time2 evenings per week + some saturdays
Course FeeFree or 90% funded via Springboard+ for eligible applicants
Entry RequirementsAdmission to this the Diploma in Networking and Systems Security is through one of the following: Evidence of prior learning, including experiential learning, or Possession of an NFQ level 5 award, including leaving certificate, FET award, or equivalent. In addition, all applicants must evidence competence in mathematics equivalent to O6 standard in leaving certificate and competence in the use of IT. Basic computer literacy is not sufficient for this programme. International applicants whose first language isn’t English must demonstrate a minimum competency in the English Language of CEFR B2+. Applicants are encouraged to apply for entry based on prior learning (RPL) or prior experiential learning (RPEL) in line with the College policy. The College will thoroughly assess applications received through RPL and RPEL to ensure that candidates are able to evidence learning to an appropriate standard – normally the framework level equivalent to the direct entry qualification requirement and demonstrate potential to succeed and benefit from the programme.
Carear PathThe Diploma in Networking and Systems Security course aims to provide learners with a progression pathway to professional roles at entry or junior level in networking as well as the option to further their education in the area of networking and systems security. It also aims to provide graduates with the ability to advance their IT career by attaining a qualification which enables them to secure industry entry level positions, or further advancement within their current sphere Students on the programme will be provided with an environment conducive with personal development established through the use of peer learning, mentoring and formative feedback, thus allowing them to acquire new knowledge and the ability to seek guidance. In addition to the networking and associated technical skills, which will be fostered during the participants studies, transferable skills that will be developed throughout the programme via the varied teaching and assessment methods include: critical analysis, advanced evaluation, self-analysis and personal reflection, problem solving, communication skills, written communication skills, team management and group-work and professionalism.
Phone01 6333444
Course CodeCCT-DNSS
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