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My current role requires a lot of self-motivation as it is largely autonomous, while colleagues are always on hand to give advice and counsel, the decisions as to how to progress cases or deal with problems are ultimately my call.

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Cavan Institute

Cavan Institute


 

Computer & Network - Technician


Course Code:  5M0536 CI061CK
Award Code(s):  D5M2564
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course has been developed in response to popular demand from locally based organisations that require technical computing support. The course is designed to equip students with the knowledge, understanding and hands-on experience required to take up work as Computer and Network Maintenance personnel and/or to allow for progression to an undergraduate degree in Network Management.

 

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.

Networking Essentials
Hardware Essentials
Computer Programming
System Software
Digital Electronics
Maths for Engineering
Communications
Business Computing
Work Experience
Web Authoring
Modules may change

 

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