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Blackrock Further Education Institute

Blackrock Further Education Institute


 

Computer Networks & IT Security


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

 
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Description...
Did you ever wonder how information and communications networks are built? Are you interested in learning the skills to defend computer networks against cyber attacks?

By doing this course, you will be able to build and configure local area networks (LANs) to enable the sharing of computing resources among users. Protection of data is now a priority for all businesses. As well as learning the fundamentals of computer network security, this course will equip you with the skills to identify security threats and appropriate mitigation strategies.

 

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.

CompTIA:
Security+
QQI Certificate in Computer Systems and Networks
Computer Systems Hardware
Operating Systems
Networking Essentials
Distributed Systems
Computer and Network System Security
Maths
Communications
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.
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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.
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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