Drogheda Institute of Further EducationComputer Networks and Software Development Level 5

Computer Networks and Software Development Level 5

1 year
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI

Course description

This course provides learners with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of computer systems, hardware and software maintenance, networking, virtualisation and programming. Surveys have shown increasing shortages of networking personnel in all developed countries, including Ireland. This ensures excellent job opportunities in this sector.

Course Content

  • Computer Systems Hardware
  • Networking Essentials
  • Operating Systems
  • Mathematics for IT
  • Programme & Design Principles
  • Virtualisation Support
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Cybersecurity
  • Opportunity to obtain:
  • Google Career Certificate (Google IT Support Professional Certificate)
  • CompTIA A+ credential


QQI Level 5 Certificate in Computer Systems and Networks – 5M0536.

Progression  Options

Graduates may apply to a range of degree courses in Universities and Institutes of Technology.

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