Carlow CFE – Computer Systems and hardware

Computer Systems and hardware

QQI Code 5M0536 (Level 5)

Carlow CFE

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.


  • Communication
  • Operating systems
  • Computer systems and Hardware
  • Network essentials
  • Maths for I.T.
  • Work experience
  • Mobile Technologies


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.