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Collinstown Park Community College

Collinstown Park Community College

Network Technologies


Course Code(s):  6M0695
QQI Award Code:  6M0695 Computer Systems and Networks
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
Course content covers the associated knowledge and skills necessary to make connections to remote sites via a WAN, mitigate basic security threats, and understand the requirements for wireless network access.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Physical and Logical Networking (6N2093)
Systems Software (6N1411)
Information Technology Administration (6N0735)`
Network Infrastructure(6N0733)
Team Leadership (6N1948)
Personal and Professional Development (6N1949)
Network Security (6N0720)
Mobile Technologies (6N0734)
Work Experience

 

Important: Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

 

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Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
CAD Technician   Data Steward / Data Manager  
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Engineer - Computer Hardware   Computer Systems Technician  
Computer System Administrator   Data Change Agent  
Computer / IT Support Specialist   Data Virtualisation / Cloud Specialist  
Computer Assembly Technician   Engineer - Photonics  
Engineer - Electrical Control   Engineer - Mechatronics  
Engineer - Electrical   Engineer - Electronic  
Engineer - Automation   Engineer - Telecommunications  
Engineer - Design & Development   Domestic Appliance Service Technician  
Technical Service Agent   Office Equipment Service Technician  
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Telecommunications Technician   Electrical Power Plant Operator  
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Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Computers & ICT
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
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Progression Routes

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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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