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Free Computing Springboard courses

The following Computing Springboard courses are offered here at IT Tallaght for 2017/18 academic year. To apply for these courses or obtain more information, visit the HEA Springboard+ website.


Minor Awards 

  • Certificate in Cloud, Provisioning, Management & Security with AWS Certification
  • Certificate in Networking, Security & Scripting

Honours Degree

  • BSc. Honours Computing with Data Analytics [1 year Add on]
  • BSc. Honours Computing with Software Development / IT Management [1 year add on]
  • Higher Diploma in Science in Computing [2 Years Part Time]

Minor Awards

Certificate in Cloud, Provisioning, Management & Security with AWS Certification
This course has been designed in consultation with Amazon AWS and other leading industry experts and companies in the field of cloud and virtualisation design, delivery and management. IT Tallaght was invited to be a 'Beta' tester of the AWS academy and has been the first college in Ireland to deliver the AWS Academy material. This has involved detailed trailing and certification of academic staff as well as ongoing interactions with AWS Dublin and London.

This course has been designed to provide an intensive programme in cloud and virtualisation infrastructure design, deployment and management. Students will gain an understanding of the key theoretical concepts as well as the hands on build, secure and manage experience. Security issues, business continuity, capacity management issues, data centre networking, virtualized server technology and distributed storage systems will be treated in theory and in proactive.

For more information visit the course page on the IT Tallaght or Springboard website

 

Certificate in Networking, Security & Scripting
IT infrastructure provision is becoming an increasing complex activity with software defined networking and infrastructure re-configurability becoming 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. It is designed for those with the capability and aptitude to take on roles as junior Networking/ Infrastructure/ Security resources in an organisation. 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. Candidates will have an opportunity to obtain CISCO certification(s) by taking certification examinations. Experiential learning modules will form part of the candidate’s preparations covering preparation for certification and/or work experience

For more information visit the course page on the IT Tallaght or Springboard website

 

Honours Degree

BSc. Honours Computing with Data Analytics [1 year Add on]
Our BSc degree in Computing has been updated for 2017-2018 to include new modules in the area of Data Analytics based on industry requirements. IT companies require graduates to have strong computing skills. However, companies are realising the potential of the data they have collected and therefore this degree combines both core computing and data analytical skills. Students will graduate from this programme having a deep understanding of computing applications development within several key areas and with the knowledge of how to transform big data into specific information for key stakeholders.

 

This programme provides high level ICT Skills and Big Data Skills. Students of the programme will have a strong set of computing knowledge and skills allied to specific computing focused data analytics skills. They will be given a sufficient grounding in data analysis and database operation to be able to perform basic well founded data analysis. Students will further receive a solid grounding in data reporting, presentation and visualisation.

For more information visit the course page on the IT Tallaght or Springboard website


BSc. Honours Computing with Software Development / IT Management [1 year add on]
This BSc Hons Degree has been very successful over the past several years. This Degree has been updated for 2017-2018 to incorporate new modules based on current industry requirements such as public cloud, private cloud and Dev ops.

The award in computing focuses on providing the student with deep current skills in software development, interactive web applications, enterprise database technologies, cloud technologies, virtualization, social media analysis, scripting, algorithms & data structures and visualization. Graduates of this programme have strong technical skills across a range of current IT technologies and are in a position to write code/scripts/algorithms, design cloud applications, develop enterprise web applications and visualize information from a range of different database sources.

The award in IT Management provides deep current skills in web, database, cloud technologies, operating systems, networks and infrastructure. Graduates of this programme have strong technical skills across a range of current IT technologies and are in a position to analyse, configure, make secure and manage the IT resources in an organization.

For more information visit the course page on the IT Tallaght or Springboard website


​​​​​​​Higher Diploma in Science in Computing [2 Years Part Time]
The Higher Diploma in Science in Computing is an Honours Degree level graduate conversion programme which gives graduates from non-computing backgrounds the skills and knowledge to start a career in the IT industry. It is now available as a two year part-time programme for those in work wishing to commence a career in the ICT sector.

The full time Higher Diploma in Science in Computing in IT Tallaght has over 90% conversion rate from completing the programme into full time employment in the ICT Sector. SAP, Version 1 and Ergo are the leading employers of graduates from this programme.

The Higher Diploma in Science in Computing carries a unique level of industry support from some of the leading software and IT companies in the world - Microsoft, IBM, SAP, Telecity, Ergo, Sage, Version1(up to 30 more). The programme consists of two semesters of intensive computing education allied to a six months internship in an IT company. Graduate employment from the programme has been very strong with the vast majority of successful graduates obtaining graduate entry positions in the ICT sector.

Graduates from the programme will be eligible for progression to an MSc programme in Computing in IT Tallaght.

For more information visit the course page on the IT Tallaght or Springboard website

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