CompTIA Security+, Cisco, MTA, QQI Component
1 year – 2 days per week (BTEI Part-time)


Join our part-time Network Professional/Cyber Security programme and gain industry-recognized certification in security and ethical hacking. Develop the knowledge and skills required to identify security risks, participate in risk mitigation activities, and provide infrastructure, application, information, and operational security.

Our programme offers training in networking fundamentals, hacking concepts, and security controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability of networks. Learn to troubleshoot security incidents with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations.

Entry Requirements

Our programme is ideally suited to those with work experience in a relevant area, graduates of related QQI level 5/6 programmes and those wishing for specific skills in this area who are holders of Higher Education degrees.

Programme of Study

Core Modules

  • Network Security
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Digital Compliance
Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands.

Work Experience

Two weeks’ work experience is incorporated into this course.

Career Opportunities

Our college has strong links with industry, and graduates in related courses have gained employment in companies such as IBM, Microsoft, HPCDS, Intel, Pfizer, etc. The feedback we receive from these companies indicates a pressing demand for specific skills in networking security, given national and international legislative requirements for data protection.