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CE01 - Level 5 Computer Systems & Networks

This course will equip the learner with the fundamental skills to install, configure and maintain computer systems and basic networks leading to a range of employment opportunities or progression to further studies at Level 6 and/or Level 7.

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Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) preferably to include Mathematics or Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent. If you are a mature student these requirements need not apply and applications will be considered based on a proven interest in computer systems and networking. Entry may be subject to interview.

Course Content

  • Computer Systems Hardware
  • Networking Essentials
  • Operating Systems
  • Maths for Information Technology
  • Programming and Design Principles
  • ICT Security Policy and Management
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Additional

  • COMPTIA A+ 901 Essentials
  • COMPTIA A+ 902 IT Technician

Certification

5M0536 QQI Level 5 Computer Systems and Networks

COMPTIA A+ 901

COMPTIA A+ 902

Course Structure

On this course learners will become familiar with the design, installation and maintenance of computer equipment and networks. Learners will also have the opportunity to attain COMPTIA A+ certification, in addition to their QQI Award.

Evaluation

You will be assessed on the basis of:

  • Project Work
  • Practical Skills Demonstrations
  • Examinations

Further Information

For more information on this course, please contact Ray Quinn.

CE01 - Level 5 Computer Systems & Networks

CE01 - Level 5 Computer Systems & Networks

Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00

There may be an additional fee for CompTIA Exam, if required

CE01 - Level 5 Computer Systems & Networks

Career Options | Progression

The broad spectrum of modules covering both hardware and software with emphasis on networking enables learners to experience and determine the best path to further study or employment in the IT sector.

Successful completion of this QQI Level 5 Certificate in Computer Systems and Networks will enable participants to progress onto the Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Computer Systems & Network Maintenance at Monaghan Institute. It also facilitates progression to selected courses at Institutes of Technology/Universities.  In addition, there are a wide variety of potential job opportunities in the IT sector for successful graduates, especially in the areas of IT Technical Support, Network Design & Maintenance.

CE02 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Computer Systems and Networks

This Advanced Certificate course covers a wide range of modules which have been developed through practical industry experience and combine theory and lab practical’s to promote a professional approach and expand knowledge relevant for industry, while also providing a core understanding essential for anyone wishing to progress to third level degree courses. The combination of modules studied enables the learner to develop a broad spectrum of skills, from maintenance of networks to software systems, preparing them for employment in the rapidly expanding IT sector.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for this Advanced Certificate course must have already successfully obtained a QQI Level 5 Certificate in Computer Systems and Networks or equivalent. Entry may be subject to interview.

Course Content

  • Physical and Logical Networking
  • Systems Software
  • Information Technology Administration
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Network Security
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Virtualisation Support
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

ADDITIONAL

  • Comptia A+ 901 Essentials
  • Comptia A+ 902 Technician

Certification

6M0695 QQI Level 6 Computer Systems & Networks

COMPTIA A+ 901 Essentials

COMPTIA A+ 902 IT Technician

Course Structure

Learners study a wide range of subjects relevant to the IT sector and Tech industry, enabling progression to software development, systems maintenance, network development and maintenance, cloud computing and virtualisation. This Advanced Certificate course will offer you a range of choices for your future career.

Evaluation

You will be assessed on the basis of:

  • Work Placement Review
  • Examinations
  • Project Works/Assignments
  • Practical Skills Demonstrations.

Further Information

For moreRay Quinn.

CE02 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Computer Systems and Networks

CE02 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Computer Systems and Networks

Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 80.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00

CE02 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Computer Systems and Networks

Career Options | Progression

Holders of a QQI Advanced Certificate in Computer Systems & Networks Level 6 may progress to further study at Institutes of Technology/Universities. Monaghan Institute continues to develop transfer options to Computing Science Degree programmes in several third level Institutes.  Alternatively, graduates may obtain employment in the areas of Network Design & Maintenance or IT Technical Support in multi-national or local companies across the region.

CE03 - Level 5 Computer Games Design & Programming

This course offers learners the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge for a modern and rapidly expanding industry. You will gain a solid foundation in computer games design and programming, understanding the process of software development and enhancing problem solving and analytical skills.

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Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) preferably to include Mathematics or Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent. If you are a mature student these requirements need not apply and applications may be considered based on a proven interest in gaming design/programming. Entry may be subject to interview.

Course Content

  • Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming
  • Software Architecture
  • Maths for Information Technology
  • Programming and Design Principles
  • Games Analysis and Design
  • Web Authoring
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Certification

5M0529 QQI Level 5 Software Development

Course Structure

Learners are provided with the opportunity to critique a variety of games, explore game design processes and improve awareness of the design considerations involved with different gaming genres. Gain hands-on experience of the latest technologies in gaming to create and program computer games. Work Experience also forms an integral part of this course.

Evaluation

You will be assessed on the basis of:

  • Project Work
  • Practical Skills Demonstrations
  • Examinations

Further Information

For more information on this course, please contact the college office. Email: info@monaghaninstitute.ie

CE03 - Level 5 Computer Games Design & Programming

CE03 - Level 5 Computer Games Design & Programming

Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00

CE03 - Level 5 Computer Games Design & Programming

Career Options | Progression

Game Based Learning (GBL) has proven to be the most effective method for training in industry, offering simulations and problem scenarios in a securely designed environment. The skills for problem solving, design and analysis developed through the study of this QQI Level 5 Certificate in Software Development will enable learners to progress to the Advanced Certificate Level 6 in Software Development at Monaghan Institute or to relevant degree programmes at Universities/Institutes of Technology.  The course will also allow learners develop the skills and confidence to directly enter the jobs market or to embrace self-employment.

CE04 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Software Innovation & Design

Do you have a keen interest in IT, are you inquisitive, enjoy exploring gadgets, curious about hacking? Do you have an interest in developing solutions, solving problems, or creating entertaining applications? Then this course is for you.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for this Advanced Certificate course must have already successfully obtained a QQI Level 5 Certificate in Software Development or equivalent. Entry may be subject to interview.

Course Content

  • Project Management
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Software Architecture
  • Graphical User Interface Programming
  • Relational Database
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Web Authoring
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Certification

6M0691 QQI Level 6 Software Development

Course Structure

Students will develop skills required for traditional computing environments but also the new trends for the 21st century, such as ethical hacking and systems security.  The course is ideally suited to applicants who wish to progress to Higher Education or carve a pathway direct to industry by creating a substantial skills portfolio from industry recognised qualifications. Students are encouraged to acquire relevant work placement to enhance their programme of study.

Evaluation

You will be assessed on the basis of:

  • Project Work
  • Practical Skills Demonstrations
  • Examinations

Further Information

For more information on this course, please contact Fergal Sherry.

CE04 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Software Innovation & Design

CE04 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Software Innovation & Design

Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 80.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00

There may be an additional fee for Field Trips

CE04 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Software Innovation & Design

Career Options | Progression

Holders of a QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Software Development may progress to further study at Institutes of Technology/Universities. Monaghan Institute continues to develop transfer options with several third level institutions that offer Computer Science degree programmes. Alternatively, you may directly enter employment in the IT sector in areas such as software development, programming, project development.