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Computer Systems and Networks

Programme Aim
The overall aim of the programme is to equip the learner with the fundamentals to install, configure and maintain computer systems and basic networks under supervision leading to employment in a range of sectors. It also facilitates progression in education including to further and higher, education or training.

Target Award

QQI Computer Systems & Networks – 5M0536

Start Date: 27-08-2023Hours/week: 23 Hrs 00 Mins

Timetable

Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Education Requirements
NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme.?

CERFL proficiency at B2?for access to Level 5 courses?for those whose first language is not English?

Mature learner?entry requirements?available?via the local ETB pathway?

Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA?Applicants?and may be subject to full international fees?(Please refer to Information for International Learners)?

*Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.


Age Requirements

Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)


Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.?


Previous Experience
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.

Module Award Body
Work Experience Work Experience (5N1356) QQI
Communications Level 5 Communications (5N0690) QQI
Web Authoring Web Authoring (5N1910) QQI
Programming & Design Principles Programming & Design Principles (5N2927) QQI
Computer Systems Hardware Computer Systems Hardware (5N0548) QQI
Maths For Information Technology Maths for Information Technology (5N18396) QQI
Networking Essentials Networking Essentials (5N2929) QQI
Operating Systems Operating Systems (5N2928) QQI
Ict Security Policy And Management ICT Security Policy & Management (5N0583) QQI
Employability Statement
The successful completion of the QQI Level 5 award in Computer Systems and Networks Technology will enable applicants to work under supervision installing, configuring and maintaining computer systems and basic networks in a range of sectors.

Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to install, configure and maintain computer systems and basic networks under supervision leading to employment in a range of sectors. It also facilitates progression in education including to further and higher, education or training.

Provider

Waterford College of Further Education


Location

Parnell Street, Waterford, X91 VKT9


Facilities

  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Administration Office

Email:
wcfeinfo@wwetb.ie

Phone:
051874053