Certificate in IP Networking

  • Certificate in IP Networking
  • 6
  • 10 credits
  • 12 weeks
  • Blended
  • Overview
  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees
  • How to apply
  • Contact us


This Certificate is designed to fill a national skills deficit. these types of programmes are not taught on the majority of electronic or IT academic programmes but the specific skill is an absolute requirement for ICT companies in developing network technology and for all organisations who operate an IT or ICT network. The requirement for this skillset has a particular current requirement as IT and telecommunications technologies converge. On completion of this programme, learners should be able to;
- Describe the reasons for connecting networks with routers and how routers transmit data through networks using TCP/IP
- Describe Static and Dynamic routing and how a router determines the path for particular IP streams
- Demonstrate mechanisms for managing firmware and configuration information plus the mechanism for password recovery on a standard switch and router
- Configure of Static and dynamic routing using Routing Internet protocol on a standard router
- Describe the functions of WAN, the major devices of WANs and configure the point to point protocol (PPP) encapsulation for serial connections between standard routers
- Describe, configure and implement standard wireless LANs technologies

Entry Requirements

All applicants will be considered on a case by case basis. Lifelong learning reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme.


This programme is funded by Springboard. As this is a level 6 award on the NFQ, it is free for all applicants regardless of status.

Contact us

Email: Springboard@itcarlow.ie