Computer Systems and Networks
QQI Level 5 - Computer Systems and Networks (5M0536)


  • Computer Systems Hardware
  • Operating Systems
  • Networking Essentials
  • ICT Security Policy Management
  • Programming Design Principals
  • Maths for Information Technology
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Web Design


  • In-house Computer Maintenance
  • Network and Computer Maintenance
  • Technical Support Sectors
  • Network Support Sectors
  • PC Manufacturing

Courses Description

This full-time course is designed to give students the opportunity to acquire the skills necessary to implement and support PC systems and networks. This course specifically prepares participants for careers within computer maintenance and technical support.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of interview.
  • Applications from mature students will be considered.


  • QQI Level 5 — Computer Systems and Networks (5M0536)


  • The full QQI Level 5 Certificate facilitates entry, on a competitive basis, to a range of third-level institutions nationwide. Further details are available from the relevant institutions.
  • Specific progression links are available with WIT and IT Carlow for this course (see page 47 of brochure).

Additional Costs

Course equipment and books €100 approximately.

Work Experience

Work experience placement is an integral part of this course. Students must obtain one day per week work experience for the academic year in a computing environment. The day will be specified by the College.


One Year

N.B. Due to ongoing developments in QQI awards, names and content are subject to change.

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