Pre Apprenticeship – ICT Networking
ICT Networking is an introductory course for those who want to find out whether a career in the ICT industry is the right fit for them. It is ideally suited for students who aspire to apprenticeships in the ICT industry and related fields. It is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills associated with 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.
This course will enable students to develop life skills including effective communication techniques, teamwork and independent learning.
|5N0548||Computer Systems Hardware|
|5N18396||Maths for Information Technology|
|5N0583||ICT Security Policy and Management|
|5N2927||Programming and Design Principles|
- Grade D in five subjects in the Department of Education and Skills Junior Certificate Examination or equivalent qualification.
- Minimum age 16.
- Mature students are most welcome to apply.
- All applicants will be required to attend an interview
- An offer of a place on this course means the applicant has met the minimum entry requirements set out and attended for interview
Participants will be required to undertake 300 hours of work-based learning in a relevant location.
The Work Based Coordinator will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.
Students may progress to apprenticeships as follows.
- Network Engineer Associate
On successful completion of course students are prepared for employment, including employment in the ICT industry and will provide opportunities to work in various aspects of the industry.