QQI Computer Systems and Networks Level 5, Code 5M0536
This Cloud Computing course is designed to introduce students to the Cloud Computing discipline. 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.
|5N2927||Programming and Design Principles|
|5N0541||Fundamentals of OO Programming|
|5N0548||Computer Systems Hardware|
|5N18396||Maths for IT|
|Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒|
|Student Services||€ 250|
|Gov PLC Fee||€ 200|
Leaving Certificate (LC Established, LCVP or LCA) or equivalent
For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.
Please note this is a collaborative course with FIT (Fastrack into Information Technology) and enrolment data will be shared with them solely for that purpose.
One year full time
Participants will be required to undertake 10 days of work placement in a relevant location. The College will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.
Pre Tech Apprenticeship (FIT)
Cloud Computing L5 is recognised by Fastrack into Information Technology (FIT) as a strong foundation for entry to the National Tech Apprenticeship programme. Candidates who have successfully completed this programme are welcome to apply and will be assessed by the FIT Registrar through the FIT Recognition of Prior Learning procedure.
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
Cloud Computing, Technical Support, Associate Technical Support Engineer, IT Maintenance and Repairs, Software Development and Testing environments, Web Design and Development.