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Computer & Network Technician - Year 2

Course Code(s):  6M0695 CI062CW
QQI Award Code:  6M0695 Computer Systems and Networks
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 6M0695 CI062CW
QQI Award Code 6M0695 Computer Systems and Networks
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is designed to give students the necessary skills to plan, deploy and maintain a fully featured client/server network (and the linking of LANs in a Wide Area Network) in a functioning business environment. Participants will be trained on the client/server networked environment.

The two year computer and network technician programme is closely aligned to the Cisco CCNA professional qualification. This is a global qualification recognised by the IT industry. Students who complete the two years will have gained a strong foundation to progress to full CCNA certification. In partnership with schools and organisations around the world, Cisco Networking Academy delivers a comprehensive learning experience to help students develop ICT skills for career opportunities, continuing education, and globally recognised career certifications.

What will you Study?

Work Experience 6N1946
Communications 6N1950
Personal & Professional Development 6N1949

Mathematics 6N3395

Network Infrastructure 6N0733

Network Security 6N0720

Physical & Logical Networking 6N2093

Systems Software 6N1411

Virtualisation Support 6N1294

Object Oriented Programming 6N2108

Mobile Technologies 6N0734
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

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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6M0695

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