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Monaghan Institute

Monaghan Institute


 

Computer Systems and Networks


Course Code:  5M0536
Award Code(s):  5M17814
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This Advanced Certificate course covers a wide range of modules which have been developed through industry experience and combine theory and lab practicals to promote a professional approach and expand knowledge relevant to the IT industry, while also providing a core understanding essential for anyone wishing to progress to third level degree courses.

The combination of modules studied enables the learner to acquire a broad spectrum of skills, from maintenance of networks to software systems, preparing them for employment in the rapidly expanding IT sector. Learners study a wide range of subjects relevant to the IT sector and Tech industry, enabling progression to software development, systems maintenance, network development and maintenance, cloud computing and virtualisation. This Advanced Certificate course will offer you a range of choices for your future career.

 

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
Systems Software
Information Technology
Administration
Network Infrastructure
Network Security
Mobile Technologies
Virtualisation Support
Communications
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Additional Modules
Comptia A+ 901 Essentials
Comptia A+ 902 IT Technician

 

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Sample Careers...
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ICT Staff - EU   Network Administrator  
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Web Editor   Software Production Co-ordinator  
Database Administrator   Information Architect - IT  
Multimedia Designer   Android /iOS App Developer  
Multimedia Technical Manager   IT Consultant  
Computer Systems Sales Manager   IT Security Specialist  
Computer Scientist   Geographical Information Systems Technicians  
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Big Data Specialist   Games Programmer  
Data Analyst   Test Lead - Software  
Software Developer / Architect   Computer Systems Analyst  
Engineer - Software   IT Manager  
Computer System Administrator   Computer Systems Technician  
Engineer - Computer Hardware   Forensic Computer Analyst  
IT Project Manager   Games Tester  
Computer Programmer   Software Localisation  
Data Virtualisation / Cloud Specialist   Data Change Agent  
Computer Assembly Technician   Computer / IT Support Specialist  
Computer Trainer/Instructor   IT Trainer  
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Engineer - Electrical Control   Engineer - Electrical  
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Electronics/Electrical Draughtsperson   Engineering Technician - Electronics  
Office Equipment Service Technician   Telecommunications Technician  

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
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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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