Ringsend College – Computer Systems & Networks Year 1 QQI Level 5

Vocational Training Opportunity Scheme

QQI Level 5 Computer Systems & Networks (Code 5M0536)

Ringsend College, Cambridge Road, Dublin 4

1 Year Full Time (Starts September)

Course Aims

The course is designed to provide students with the necessary practical and interpersonal skills to work successfully in the computer and network industry. Successful student may progress to year 2 where they will be given training to receive industry standard accreditation and certification in CompTIA A+ CompTIA Network+.


  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Systems Hardware
  • Network Essentials
  • Maths for Information Technology
  • ICT Security Policy and Management
  • Virtualisation Support
  • Mobile App Design
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • ESOL - English as a Second Language (where not first language)


Must sit aptitude test set by FIT (Fastrack to Information Technology). See www.fit.ie for more information.

International students must sit language test.

VTOS  (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme) provides a range of courses to meet the education and training needs of unemployed people. If you are over 21 years of age and in receipt of a social welfare payment for more than 156 days you may be eligible to take part in a VTOS course.