As applications of networking technologies continue to expand, there will be more and more opportunities for qualified information and communication technology (ICT) specialists to design, install, secure, and manage their networks. To help students prepare for this growing industry, this course emphasises not only the practical application of network technology, but also of the development of career skills such as critical thinking, problem solving and collaboration.
Suitability is assessed at interview. Eligibility for this course will depend on:
- Progression from Software Applications/Computing Systems
- & Networks Level 5 courses or equivalent (or) other appropriate qualifications in Information Technology (or) relevant work experience
CCNA Cisco Academy
The College is an approved CISCO Networking Academy. As part of this programme, students benefit from applying class and lab based learning to real world network problem solving and implementation.
Students are encouraged to acquire relevant work placement to enhance their programme of study.
Graduates who have successfully completed the course and meet certain matriculation requirements may be suitable for the Advanced Entry route to DIT (Dublin Institute of Technology) into Year 2 of the Honours Degree in Computing (DT211) or Year 2 in the Degree in Network Technologies (DT080). Other Advanced Progression links are also available. Students can also progress to further studies in IT Colleges through the Higher Education Links Scheme.