Cloud Computing (VTOS/FIT)

Course Description

Level 5 – Component Award

Applicants must be VTOS Eligible for participation on this programme. (Applicants must be over 21 years of age and be in receipt of certain social welfare payments for at least 6 months).  This Cloud Computing course is designed to introduce students to the growing area of Cloud Computing. Students become familiar with the fundamentals of Web Authoring and mobile technology.  On completion successful students may progress to relevant Level 5/6 or other education opportunities or to the labour market.

Course Content

  • Mobile Technologies
  • Web Authoring
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Programming and Design Principles

(Components may be subject to change)


Component Award

Progression / Employment

Students gain skills to engage with this innovative Industry. A report commissioned by Microsoft states: 
‘Cloud computing is an evolving industry that has the potential to create €9.5 billion in annual sales by 2014 and generate 8,600 jobs. The cloud computing market is estimated to be worth €40 billion by 2014’

Students also gain skills sought after in the Web Design industry equipping them with knowledge of the latest Internet technologies.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be VTOS eligible

All applicants will be interviewed