Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute – Advanced Certificate in Networks and Software Systems Level 6

Advanced Certificate in Networks and Software Systems Level 6 Year 2

QQI Code 6M0691 (Level 6)

Dun Laoghaire FEI

1 Year (Starts September)

Course Aims

The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to design, develop and test software components and systems in a workplace environment, working independently or as a team member, often taking responsibility for the work of others, while taking responsibility for the finished product. It also facilitates progression in education including to higher education or training.


  • Project Management
  • Object Orientated Programming
  • Software Architecture
  • Network Security
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI) Programming
  • Web Development
  • Relational Database
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Business Management
  • Communications
  • Web Authoring
  • Windows Programming


This is a PLC course and college fees apply for this course however if you are in receipt of a social welfare payment you may be eligible for a fee reduction.

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.