Blackrock FEI – Computer Technician & Cloud Computing

Post Leaving Certificate

Certification: FETAC Level 5 & CompTIA, VMware Certified Associate Cloud and Certified Associate Workforce Mobility

Blackrock FEI

1 Year (Starts September)

Course Aims

This course offers participants the opportunity to obtain an internationally recognised entry level qualification to work in the Information Communications Technology (ICT) industry. On completion of the course, participants will be able to build and maintain computing devices and computing networks including installing software and configuring systems hardware to meet the needs of end users. Participants will learn to build and configure local area networks (LANs) to enable the sharing of computing resources among users.


Cloud computing is rapidly growing and the demand for cloud computing skills is on the increase. The Cloud elements in this course will provide course participants with industry standard entry level qualifications to participate in this new and expanding area.


* A+ Essential

* A+ Practical Applications

* Cloud Essentials

* Hardware Essentials

* Systems Software

* Network Essentials

* Web Authoring

* Database Methods

* Business Computing

* Communications

* Work Experience


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