Killester College – Computer Systems & Networks Yr 1 L5

Computer Systems & Networks Yr 1 L5

QQI Code 5M0536 (Level 5)

Killester College

2 years (starts September)

Course Aims

You will have a mixture of classroom-based subjects, laboratory practicals, mandatory work placement and independent study. You will be expected to complete assignments throughout the year. The course includes an extensive e-Learning programme designed by CISCO Systems to teach students networking skills. Students receive comprehensive preparation for the CCNA examination. Students will also be exposed to real-life data networking environments through guided tours of IT facilities. Tours in the past have included included St Vincents Hospital, ESB and the Dublin Convention Centre.


  • Networking Essentials
  • Computer Systems Hardware
  • Operating Systems
  • Programming and Design Principles
  • Maths for STEM
  • Virtualisation Support
  • Work Experience
  • Communications


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