Colaiste Ide – PC Maintenance Year 1 9311 L5

PC Maintenance Year 1 9311 L5

QQI Code 5M0536 Level 5

Colaiste Ide

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.  


  • Computer Systems Hardware
  • Operating Systems
  • Network Essentials
  • Maths for IT
  • Virtualisation Support
  • ICT Security Policy and Management
  • 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.