Ringsend College – Computer Systems & Networks Year 1 L5

Vocational Training Opportunity Scheme

QQI Code 5M0536-C1 (Level 5)

Ringsend College

2 years (starts September)

Course Aims

To give trainees skills, both practical and personal, to enable them to competently take up employment installing, supporting and maintaining a range of hardware, software and peripheral equipment commonly found in computer systems.


  • Operating Systems 
  • Maths for Information  Technology 
  • Computer Systems Hardware 
  • ICT Security Policy and Management 
  • Distributed Systems 
  • Virtualisation Support 
  • Network Essentials 
  • Communications 
  • Work Experience 
  •  ESOL - English as a Second Language* 
  • CompTIA A+


VTOS (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme). The VTOS scheme provides a range of courses to meet the education and training needs of unemployed people. If you are over 21 years of age and in receipt of a social welfare payment for more than 156 days you may be eligible to take part in a VTOS course.