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5M0536 CNS
Computer Networks and Cyber Security

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These courses enable learners to gain recognition for the achievement of considerable knowledge in a range of subject areas, as for example in the Leaving Certificate and one-year Post Leaving Certificate courses.

Courses may be academic or practical in focus, and awards that are recognised by the National Framework of Qualifications may lead to progression opportunities higher up in the framework.

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At BFEI located at Blackrock village, Co.Dublin we offer a one year QQI Level 5, CompTIA Certified Computer Networks and Cyber Security course.

The Computer Networks and Cyber Security course in BFEI will teach you how to build and configure computer networks, you will also acquire the skills to identify security threats and deploy appropriate mitigation strategies.

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Student Experience

The college experience is central to a successful and enjoyable engagement with Further Education. At Blackrock Further Education Institute (BFEI), learners study in an award winning campus, arguably one of the best in Ireland. The wide range of courses on offer, provide learners a pathway to Higher Education or directly to employment. However, it is the range of activities, both educational and extra-curricular, that contribute most to a positive college experience and will be remembered fondly by learners.

A positive college experience motivates learners, creates lasting friendships, improves retention rates and assessment results. It creates a welcoming, caring environment for study and work. If studying in Blackrock Further Education Institute is of interest to you or someone you know, our next Open Day is on 15th January 2019. Online applications for the 2019/20 academic will open from that date.

A full list of activities, social nights, competitions, societies, charity works, workshops, presentations, guest-speakers, etc. is far too long for this page. Current and prospective BFEI learners are strongly encouraged to follow our events on social media.


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As a graduate of this course, you can pursue careers in the IT industry including:

  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Field Service Technician
  • IT Security Technician
  • Help-desk Technician



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