Project Description

Computer Systems & Networks

5M-Business Faculty

If you are looking for a comprehensive grounding in computing, then this is the course for you. Computer Systems and Networks will help you towards a career as a skilled computer and network technician.

Through a combination of practical and theoretical learning, you will gain experience of computer maintenance, hardware and software system management, and network management. You will learn about programming systems and ICT security. This course encourages you to develop problem solving, communications and team working skills, and opens career pathways in a wide range of ICT and network management industries.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Get ‘hands-on’ experience
  • Learn with expert staff
  • Apply ICT theory to practical tasks
  • Lead your own practical projects in problem solving and solutions
  • Visits & trips
  • Opportunities for step-up to HE or directly to work

Course Content

  • Computer Systems Hardware
  • ICT Security Policy & Management
  • Maths for IT
  • Networking Essentials
  • Programming & Design Principles
  • Operating Systems
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • IT Technical Support
  • Network Support
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • End User Support
  • Financial Institutions
  • Computer Sales & Marketing
  • Call Centres
  • Business
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Entry Requirements


  • QQI Level 5 Certificate in Computer Systems and Networks 5M0536


Additional Costs
Students on this programme require the following equipment and PPE, average costs are:

  • Basic Electronics Repair Tool Kit €30

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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PLSS Code: 305019
Coordinator: Mary Collins

Course is subject to minimum enrolment. The programme content shown is indicative and is subject to change according to Awarding Body requirements as well as enrolment and resources.