Networking Technician

Liberties College


Course Name Networking Technician
Course Provider Liberties College
Alternative Provider(s) City of Dublin ETB
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Course Code 5M0536
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
Location (Districts) Liberties
Course Content

Expand+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 i...

FET Code 5M0536 - Computer Systems & Networks
Duration 1 Year
Comment Certification

QQI Level 5 Computer Systems & Networks 5M0536
Number of Places 19
Course Fee

Expand+There are no tuition fees for students who are citizens of Ireland or another European Union State. For all students there is a moderate course charge to cover expenses such as examination fees and specialist materials supplied directly to students....

Financial Support Students may be eligible for a means tested maintenance grant under the Maintenance Grants Scheme for students attending Post Leaving Certificate Courses. General information and application details may be obtained on You can submit your application for a Maintenance Grant once you have secured a college place.

Candidates are advised to apply for a grant as soon as they have secured a college place in order to have time to submit all documents required.
Interview Yes
Application Date Admission Dates

Round 1 March 2019 Saturday

Round 2 April 2019 Wednesday

Round 3 May 2019 Tuesday

Round 4 August 2019 To be confirmed


Due to the high level of interest in some course areas, interview panels fill up quickly.

Liberties College reserves the right to close application to courses when interview panels are full.

Every effort will be made to accommodate applicants in subsequent interview rounds.
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Subjects Taught Principal Areas of Study
• Computer Systems Hardware
• Networking Essentials
• Operating Systems
• Maths for IT
• Virtualisation Support
• Programming and Design Principals
• Communications
• Work Studies
• Routing and Switching Technologies

(Modules offered may be subject to change).
Entry Requirements •You should be at least 17 years of age.
•Two references must be presented at interview.
•Leaving Certificate standard is required; or Pass Level (120 credits) in the Leaving Certificate Applied. Individual courses may have specific additional requirements. These will be outlined in the course descriptions for each course.
•Relevant work experience or training will be considered.
Careers or Further Progression Progression:
6M0695 QQI Level 6 Computer Systems and Networks
•DT080 Networking Technologies – Dublin Institute of Technology DIT
•DT228 Computer Science – Dublin Institute of Technology DIT


Network installation and maintenance in home computer usage and in small business networks.
Further Enquiries Phone: 01 454 0044
Fax: 01 454 6348
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