St Johns College – Cloud Computing level 5

Cloud Computing level 5

QQI Code 5M17814 (Level 5)

St Johns College

1 Year (Starts September)

Course Aims

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the fundamentals to install, configure and maintain computer systems and basic networks under supervision leading to employment in a range of sectors.  It also facilitates progression in education including to further and higher, education or training


  • Virtualisation Support,
  • Computer System Hardware,
  • Networking Essentials,
  • Operating Systems,
  • Maths for IT,
  • Distributed Systems,
  • Programming & Design Principles (Java),
  • Object Oriented Programming (C#),
  • Communications,
  • Work Experience


All VTOS applicants must be over 21 and in receipt of or a dependent of a Social Protection payment for at least 6 months before starting the course. Participation in a CE or FAS scheme counts in the calculation of six months once you must be in receipt of a relevant Social Protection payment immediately before starting the course.All applicants who present for this course will be given individual guidance by qualified tutors who are in a position to make recommendations as to what courses may suit their learning needs.

You may also be eligible to avail of a Back to Education Allowance (BTEA). The BTEA is an educational opportunities scheme for persons in receipt of certain social welfare payments and who wish to pursue an approved full-time second or third level course of education in an approved college leading to a recognised qualification.