Course Description

Course Title : Computer Systems and Networks

Dunboyne College of Further Education

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 in 2017 subject to availability and demand

  • Computer Systems Hardware
  • Networking Essentials
  • Mathematics for STEM
  • Word Processing
  • Programming and Design Principles
  • Communications
  • Web Authoring
  • Operating Systems
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Work Experience

Course Code 5M0536
College Name Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Category Computers, Computers & IT (Information Technology), Computing, Network+ Certification
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Start Date 10th September 2018
Course End Date 5th May 2019
Course Duration One Year
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding QQI Level 5 in Computer Systems and Networks 5M0536
Entry Requirements Leaving 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
Career Path Students 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.
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Course Provider

Dunboyne College of Further Education

01 8015968
Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland

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