Computer & Network Technician - Year 2

Cavan Institute


Course Name Computer & Network Technician - Year 2
Course Provider Cavan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 6M0695
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Advanced Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cavan Town
Course Content

Expand+This course has a significant practical component, designed to give students the necessary skills to plan, deploy and maintain a fully featured client/server network (and the linking of LANs in a Wide Area Network) in a functioning business environme...

FET Code 6M0695 - Computer Systems & Networks (Level 6)
Duration 1 year
Alternative Entry

Expand+Mature Applicants
Cavan Institute welcomes mature applicants who wish to return to full-time education. Such applicants may not be required to have the minimum entry requirements. The Institute will look for satisfactory evidence of the applicants a...

Course Fee

Expand+There is a vast difference between fees charged by Cavan Institute and those of higher education colleges.

Cavan Institute’s annual registration fee is €300, plus a €200 government levy. Please note that this government levy is refundable to...

Financial Support

Expand+Sources of Financial Support

1. PLC Maintenance Grant
Means-tested maintenance grants are available to eligible students attending approved full-time courses of further education in approved Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) centres, of which Cavan ...

Interview No - We do not conduct interviews
Application Date HOW DO I APPLY?
On-line applications for the 2019/20 academic year are Open (via link below).
A valid email address must be used as correspondence may be made via email.
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course commences in September 2019
Subjects Taught Physical and Logical Networking
Systems Software
Information Technology Administration
Network Infrastructure
Virtualisation Support
Work Experience
Network Security

Students will also be given the opportunity to prepare for and
achieve certification as a Cicso Certified Network Associate
(at no additional cost).
Mature Entry Places Mature students with relevant experience or related qualification.
Entry Requirements Students should have successfully completed an appropriate QQI Level 5 course such as Computer and Network Technician (Year 1), Software Development (Year 1), or Computer Games Programming or Design, all available at Cavan Institute.

Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet this entry requirement but can demonstrate relevant interest and experience.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities:
There is a growing demand for Computer Technicians who can lead in a team environment, diagnose and solve server problems, as well as manage computer networks (security and performance). Students who complete this course succe...

Further Enquiries Telephone: 049 433 2633
Facsimile: 049 436 1933
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