Coláiste Dhúlaigh CFE- Computer Networking and Systems Administration

CISCO, CompTIA A+ and Microsoft Professional exams.

Certification: CCENT (CISCO), CompTIA A+, MOS, MCTIP.

Coláiste Dhúlaigh CFE

Duration: 1 or 2 years

Course Aims

This is a full time course which runs for the duration of one or two years.

Successful learners gain industry standard and globally recognized IT qualifications in networking and systems maintenance and administration; CISCO (CCENT), CompTIA A+, Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and an introduction to cloud computing in the first year.

In the second year of the programme students do Microsoft Certified Professional exams in Client and Server.

In addition to computer training, learners undertake a personal and professional development course, career planning and can apply for a four week company internship programme. Customer Service and Presentation skills are also taught on this course.

This course offers learners the opportunity to acquire essential skills needed to play an active role in the Information Technology Industry.


  • CISCO level 1 and 2 (CCENT)

  • CompTIA+

  • MOS (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint)

  • MCTIP (Windows and Server)

  • Customer Service (QQI level 6)


All VTOS applicants must be over 21 and in receipt of or dependent on a Social welfare payment for at least 6 months. Recent participation in a CE or another ETB training course may count in the calculation of the 6 months. All applicants who present for this course will be interviewed and must have a keen interest in IT.