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Computer & Network Technician - Year 2

Course Code(s):  6M0695
QQI Award Code:  6M0695 Computer Systems and Networks
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 6M0695
QQI Award Code 6M0695 Computer Systems and Networks
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This 2nd year course concentrates on providing students with the range of skills necessary for a career as a Computer & Network Technician. The programme is designed to give students a practical understanding of and confidence in building an maintaining PC systems as well as designing, deploying and maintaining networks according to current best practices.

Successful students will gain a qualification, which will validate the range of skills necessary for a career in this important sector of the ICT industry. Students will also undertake relevant work experience in order to further develop their skills in this area.

What will you Study?

Physical and Logical Networking
Systems Software
Network Infrastructure
Information Technology Administration
Mobile Technologies
Network Security
Communications
Personal and Professional Development
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

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