Computer Systems / Computer Networks Course

Find out about NLN’s Computer Systems / Computer Networks Course


This is a practical based, two year IT course. It is designed to give participants a working knowledge of computer systems and a proficiency in office productivity tools. In addition, participants will acquire the skills necessary to implement and support PC systems and networks. From building networks and PCs to spreadsheets and databases, front and back-office skills are developed to give participants a broad platform to progress their career.


Graduates can use the knowledge and skills learned to assist a business run efficiently as this is an essential element in every organisation. They can also work in technical support, responding to customer technical support queries, financial institutions, call centres, and government departments. QQI graduates are eligible to apply to institutes of technology and universities for follow-on courses in their preferred field of study.

Core modules:

  • Computer Systems Hardware
  • Network Essentials
  • Maths for Information Technology
  • Virtualisation Support
  • Operating Systems
  • Programming & Design Principles
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

If you are interested in this course please contact your local centre for a course to suit your needs.


Certification: QQI Level 5 Computer Systems and Networks (5M0536)

How to apply

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