Information Technology & Mobile Computing

Course Aim

This course has been designed to allow students to choose their own unique path in Information Technology specialising in Computer Programming, Web & Mobile Development and Office Applications. The programme will ensure that students have knowledge of the fundamental principles of computing which give students the opportunity to work in an industry with real rewards and excellent career prospects.

Course Modules

  • Fundamentals of Object Orientated Programming
  • Software Architecture
  • Maths for IT
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Database Methods
  • Web Authoring
  • Computer Systems Hardware
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Desktop Publishing



5M0529 QQI Level 5 Software Development

Entry Requirements

All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.

Progression To Degrees

UCD | Computer Science | Level 8
TU Dublin | Computer Science | Level 8
UCC | Computer Science | Level 8
DkIT | Computing | Level 8
AIT | Software Design with Mobile Apps and Connected Devices | Level 8


Career Opportunities

Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:

IT Support Engineer | Web Developer | Technical Support | Database Administrator | Software Developer | Network Administrator | Systems and IT Administrator |IT Application Support


I enjoyed studying Information Technology in Ó Fiaich Institute of Further Education because I studied so many different aspects in IT and I really enjoyed the range of modules covered. I also found the teachers to be very approachable for questions and they really do everything to encourage you to do the very best you can. It was a totally different environment to school, compared to doing the leaving Certificate which was very stressful.

Caoilfhionn Putz
Caoilfhionn Putz
Information Technology Graduate, 2018

Student Services Costs: €200

Government Levy (PPC): €200

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):

  • Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
  • Those who are eligible under the student grant scheme
  • Those in receipt of the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA)


QQI Certification Charge:

  • QQI Level 5 €50
  • QQI Level 6 €80


Fees charged by professional bodies - These will be outlined under Additional fees for applicable courses.

Additional costs which may include: Books, uniforms, equipment and trips.



Enquire About A Course



By using this website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with our ETBI cookie policy. For more information on cookies see our cookie policy.