Networks & Cyber Security
QQI Computer System & Networks Level 6, Code 6M0695
This course covers contemporary areas of Computer Networking and Information Security. Networking trains the student in all aspects of networks from Ethernet to Internet Protocol through to the configuration of Cisco network routers.
Information Security involves the securing of desktop computers and Networks from cyber attack, using current best practice to install and configure firewalls, Intrusion Detections Systems and anti malware software. The course also covers auditing and forensics.
|6N2093||Physical & Logical Networking|
|6N0735||Information Technology Administration|
|6N2018||Object Orientated Programming|
|Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒|
|Student Services||€ 250|
|Gov PLC Fee||€ 200|
QQI Level 5 Award in Computer System & Networks or in a related area is required.
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.
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)
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.
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
Tralee IT: BSC Information Technology Support/ BSC (Hons) Computer Services Management
WIT: WD 151, WD155 , WD161, WD197
QQI Level 6 awards may have advanced entry options into some Higher Education Institutions.
Students gain skills that enable them to go into Industry and to install, configure and administer computer networks. Students also gain skills to go into the Web Design industry as highly skilled professionals equipped with skills to use the latest technology on the Internet.