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Michelle Ryan

Corporate Sales Manager

Failte Ireland

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  Michelle Ryan
Firstly it is very important that you get a third level education as this is a requirement in most hotels for a job in sales. This is the most important step in working in hotel sales. You should gain as much experience within the industry which I found very beneficial.
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Crumlin College of Further Education


 

Computer & Network Technician - Year 2


Course Code:  6M17815
Award Code(s):  6M17815
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This 2nd year course concentrates on providing students with the range of skills necessary for a career as a Computer & Network Technician. The programme is designed to give students a practical understanding of and confidence in building an maintaining PC systems as well as designing, deploying and maintaining networks according to current best practices.

Successful students will gain a qualification, which will validate the range of skills necessary for a career in this important sector of the ICT industry. Students will also undertake relevant work experience in order to further develop their skills in this area.

 

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

Physical & Logical Networking
Systems Software
Network Infrastructure
Information Technology Administration
Mobile Technologies
Network Security
Communications
Personal & Professional Development

 

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