Certificate in Networking Scripting & Security (Minor Award) / Teastas, Scriptiú ┐ Slándáil Líonraithe (Miondámhachtain)

Programme Title: Certificate in Networking Scripting & Security (Minor Award)

A minimum of a Level 5 qualification or equivalent on the NFQ O5 Mathematics and/ or equivalent industry experience. All applicants must have competence in spoken and written English. Maths requirement may be addressed by passing ’Head Start Maths Course’ available in August.

IT infrastructure provision is becoming an increasing complex activity with software defined networking and infrastructure reconfigurability key issues. This programme, for which the network elements are focused around the Cisco CCNA, goes further than the knowledge available in the CCNA and adds significant skills in information security and IT scripting. Candidates will either be beginners with a strong aptitude for IT as demonstrated by interviews and assessments or people with an IT background or experience at a junior level who either haven’t a formal qualification or whose formal qualifications are significantly out of date.

This programme opens opportunities for junior roles in IT Security, Networking and Automation. It allies highly respected Cisco knowledge in Networking to in demand skills in Scripting, Automation & Security.

The programme includes:

  • Networking 1, 2, 3 & 4
  • IT Scripting & Automation
  • Information Security
  • Experiential Learning & Careers support
  • Monday from 15:00–18:00 and 18:30–21:30 (Subject to change)

For queries on the application process please contact: Lifelonglearning.tallaght@tudublin.ie

Or call the Lifelong Learning Team on: 01 220 7432

For further, programme specific information please contact: barry.feeney@tudublin.ie

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Certificate in Networking Scripting & Security (Minor Award)


1 Year

Course Type


Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery

Classroom, Online

Commencement Date

September 2021





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