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IT Support Professional

IT Support Professional

Course Code: CI061CG
Course Level: 6
Award Title: QQI Level 6 Certificate in Computer Systems and Networks
QQI Code: 6M0695
Duration: 1 Year

Entry Requirements
QQI Level 5 or equivalent
2 years relevant work experience

Course Description
This course is aimed at those who already have a relevant IT qualification or who currently work in the IT industry and want to enhance and maximise their career progression. Learners will be tasked with industry leading certification demands, working on the latest Cisco networking equipment and physical and virtual Microsoft Server environments. Professional class based instruction, lab activities and online learning will prepare candidates for certifications that are recognised globally.

Course Content
Professional Certification Components
CompTIA A+ Hardware and Software
Cisco CCNA
  • Routing & Switching - ICND1
  • Routing & Switching - ICND2
Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016
  • Installation, Storage and Compute
  • Networking
  • Identity (AD)

QQI Level 5 Components
6N1946 Work Experience
6N1950 Communications

Career Opportunities
Most Popular Job for Employees with a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) Certification
•    Systems Administrator
•    System Administrator, Windows Server
•    Network Administrator
•    Systems Engineer (Computer Networking/IT)
•    Field Service Engineer
•    Systems Analyst
•    Technical Support Engineer

Most Popular Job for Employees with a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certification
•    Network Engineer
•    Technical Support Engineer
•    Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)
•    Sr. Network Engineer
•    Network Administrator
•    System Administrator, Computer/Network
•    Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist

Progression Opportunities
Graduates of this course can continue on the certification route. The image below shows possible career paths.
Career Paths

Graduates are also eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).

For more information email or phone (049) 4332633.