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You should possibly consider studying environmental science or environmental engineering in third level.

You would also need to consider if you would like do quite a bit of driving during your day and to be able to oragnise your own work plans as both these things are important.

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Liberties College

Liberties College


 

Networking Technician - CISCO Certified


Course Code(s):  5M0536
QQI Award Code:  5M0536 Computer Systems and Networks
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the skills and understanding to install, configure and maintain computer systems and basic network and cloud systems leading to employment in a range of sectors. It also facilitates progression in education including to further education or training at Level 6 and Degrees in Computer Science and Network Engineering.

 

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.

Computer Systems Hardware
Networking Essentials
Operating Systems
Maths for Computers/Computational Methods and Problem Solving
Virtualisation Support
rogramming and Design Principals
Communications
Work Studies
Routing and Switching Technologies

 

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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

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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5M0536