Computing

Computer Systems and Networks
(PC Maintenance 1)

Note! This is a V.T.O.S. course.

Description

This course gives students the practical skills necessary for a career in the I.T. industry. This course is run in conjunction with F.I.T. (Fastrack to Information Technology), who provide supports such as Mock Interviews and a Company visit to students during the year.

Duration

One year, full time.

Modules

  • Computer Systems Hardware (5N0548)
  • Operating Systems (5N2928)
  • Networking Essentials (5N2929)
  • Communications (5N0690)
  • Work Experience (5N1356)
  • Mobile Technologies (5N0580)
  • Programming and Design Principles (5N2927)
  • Maths for Information Technology (5N18396)

Certification

NFQ Level 5 award made by QQI (5M17814 Computer Systems and Networks)

Career Options

Students may find employment in the I.T. industry. On completion of this course, participants can progress to a second year of VTOS at Greenhills College and gain a QQI Level 6 qualification as well as a Comptia A+ qualification. Progress to Third Level via the Higher Education Links Scheme is also an option.

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