Computer Systems & Network

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Computer Systems & Network
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M0536 CE01
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

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This course will equip learners with the skills required to network and manage the proliferation of “smart” devices that will increasingly transform modern society. Employment opportunities will be enhanced as well as the opportu...

FET Code 5M0536 - Computer Systems & Networks
Duration 1 year full-time.
Comment Qualifications Obtained
5M0536 QQI Level 5 Computer Systems and Networks
CompTIA A+ 901 Essentials
CompTIA A+ 902 IT Technician
Accredited Software Tester
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Course Fee QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Administration Fee € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
There may be an additional fee for CompTIA Exam, if required
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for PLC maintenance grants, which are means tested. For further details, visit or where applications can be made online or downloaded.
Application Date

Expand+You can apply online now. Applications close in October each year and reopen for the next academic year in January.

Monaghan Institute operates a policy of selection and admission of learners that is, at all stages and in all ways, equitable, tran...

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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:

Computer Systems Hardware
Networking Essentials
Operating Systems
Maths for Information Technology
Programming and Design Principles
Mobile Technologies
Web Authoring
Virtualisation Support
Work Experience
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or equivalent is the standard entry requirement for Level 5 courses. Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI Level 4 Award are also acceptable on the majority of Level 5 courses.

Some courses have subject specific requirements and these will be noted on relevant course pages.

A QQI Level 5 award or equivalent in a relevant subject area is the standard entry requirement for Level 6 Advanced Certificate courses.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Examinations
• Project Work
• Practical Skills Demonstrations
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Careers or Further Progression

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Computer Networking graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Network Design and Installation ? Network Security ? Information Security ? Mobile Deve...

Further Enquiries For more information on this course, please contact Ray Quinn.

Monaghan Institute Education Campus,
Armagh Road,
Tel. 047-84900
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