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Killester College of Further Education

Killester College of Further Education


 

Computer Systems and Networks


Course Code:  5M17814
Award Code(s):  5M17814
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Further Information...

On completion of this Level 6 Award you can gain advanced entry to Year two of Computing degrees in DIT or ITB Blanchardstown. This is a practical, hands-on two year course that offers students the opportunity to acquire professional qualifications and industry skills. The course includes an extensive e-Learning programme designed by Cisco Systems to teach students networking skills. Students receive comprehensive preparation for the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) exam.


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