St Johns College – Cloud Computing level 6

Cloud Computing level 6

QQI Software Development 6M0691

St Johns College

1 Year

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to provide the learner with the skills, knowledge and competencies to enable him/her pursue a career as Cloud Computing professional. Learners will gain skills in virtualisation, specifically focusing on VMware’s technologies, as well as distributed systems which are the key areas of Cloud Computing. Areas of study will also include software design and development in addition to web design and development. Development supports and progression strategies are provided to develop the learner’s personal effectiveness and job seeking skills so as to maximize employment potential and capacity to compete in the labour market.


  • Distributed Systems - 6N0856
  • Virtualisation Support - 6N1294
  • Object Orientated Programming - 6N2108
  • Graphical User Interface Programming - 6N0736
  • Software Architecture - 6N1449
  • Communications - 6N1950
  • Project Management - 6N4090
  • Personal & Professional Development - 6N1949
  • Web Authoring - 6N2532


For entry to Level 6 a full QQI Level 5 Award in a complementary area is required

• This course is run in collaboration with FIT (Fastrack to Information Technology) and DSP (Department of employment Affairs and Employment Affairs and Social Protection).

• Preferably applicants are in receipt of a Social Welfare payment and may apply for VTOS or BTEA Applications will be canvassed through St. John’s Central College, FIT and directly through DSP and LES (Local Employment Services).