Cloud Computing L5

Certification

QQI Computer Systems and Networks Level 5, Code 5M0536

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Overview

This Cloud Computing course is designed to introduce students to the growing area of Cloud Computing. Students become familiar with the fundamentals of software programming in languages which are Cloud standards. Networking, computer hardware and operating systems are also presented with an emphasis on how they relate to the cloud. Key modules in Virtualisation Support and Distributed Systems are also studied.

On completion successful students may progress to Cloud Computing Level 6, other education opportunities or to the labour market.

 

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate (LC Established, LCVP or LCA) or equivalent

For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.

This course is run in collaboration with FIT (Fastrack to Information Technology) and DSP (Department of Social Protection).

Preferably applicants are in receipt of a Social Welfare payment and may apply for VTOS or BTEA Applications will be canvassed through St. John’s Central College, FIT (www.fit.ie) and directly through DSP and LES (Local Employment Services)

Duration

One-year full time

Course Outline

Code Title
5N2434 Virtualisation Support
5N2927 Programming and Design Principles
5N0541 Fundamentals of OO Programming
5N2928 Operating systems
5N0548 Computer Systems Hardware
5N18396 Maths for IT
5N0544 Distributed Systems
5N2929 Networking Essentials
5N0690 Communications
5N1356 Work Experience

 

 

Work Placement/Experience

Participants will be required to undertake 10 days of work placement in a relevant location. The College will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.

 

Education Progression Opportunities

UCC: CK101, CK105, CK107, CK108, CK109, CK113, CK117, CK118, CK210, CK301, CK307, CK401

CIT: CR016; CR888; CR106; CR116; CR310; CR312

LIT: LC233; LC235; LC236; LC239; LC403

WIT: WD 151, WD155, WD161, WD197

 

We advise you to consult the CAO website – www.cao.ie and http://www.cao.ie/index.php?page=fetac_ to confirm specific entry requriments for Higher Educaiton Institutions

 

Queries email: progressionquery@stjohnscollege.ie

 

Career Opportunities

Cloud Computing, Technical Support, Associate Technical Support Engineer, IT Maintenance and Repairs, Software Development and Testing environments, Web Design and Development.

 

Course specific Contact Details

For further details email: cloudcomputing@stjohnscollege.ie