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Day Courses

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Course Duration:

30 weeks

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Recruitment will be by Interview

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Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 3:45pm and Friday 8:30am to 12:45pm

Course Certification:

Comp TIA A+, Comp TIA Network+ MTA – Windows Server Administration Fundamentals

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Computer Network Installation and Maintenance


The Computer Network Installation and Maintenance course covers management, maintenance, and troubleshooting of a network. On the course you learn the skills necessary to begin working immediately in the computer and network technical support business.

Successful learners will be able to install basic network infrastructure and utilise troubleshooting techniques and tools. Moreover, they will be taught how to resolve personal computer, operating systems, network connectivity, and security issues.

Course modules include CompTIA A+; CompTIA Network; Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician; Career Planning; and Job Seeking Skills.

The course provides industry with people who are skilled in installing, configuring, upgrading and maintaining computer systems and networks.

This is a full time  tutor led course where a combination of training methods is used to deliver this course.  These include instructions, presentations, demonstrations, supervised practice, practical work training, discussion groups, role plays, and giving and receiving feedback.  Participants are required to actively participate in the learning process and engage in course work outside of course hours.  They must complete a number of written exercises throughout the course and keep up-to-date records of their progress.  A number of methods are used to assess the participants’ progress and for certification purposes.  These include internal theory exams, practical exams, learner records and skills demonstrations.

Demonstrate interest and knowledge of computer systems. Analytical approach to problem solving and decision making. Good numerical and literacy skills

The IT sector continues to grow both nationally and internationally. IT equipment is embedded into the operational, administration and production systems of large, medium and small sized organisations and companies. It’s the job of the IT support specialist to install, configure, maintain and upgraded the IT equipment to meet the needs of the various organisations. Large and medium sized companies tend to directly employ dedicated IT staff, while small companies normally outsource the work to specialist IT support companies. Currently, the leading recruitment agencies are advertising for IT support technicians, IT system administrators, helpdesk support engineers, network engineers, network administrators, and field service technicians etc. Graduates from this course will seek positions in line with their previous experience. Some graduates may progress to higher level related courses.


    Bus: 18, 25, 26, 40, 66a, 67, 76a, and 79 bus routes
    Luas Red Line: 25 minute walk from Kylemore stop or 5 minute bus ride on Number 18.


    Ballyfermot Training Centre
    Chapelizod Hill Road
    Dublin 20
    Tel: 01 605 5900
    Email: barecruitment@btc.cdetb.ie

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