A good knowledge of networking will reduce costs and allow for a more efficient use of resources.

Course Overview

Get an extensive overview of a computer system learning to install, configure, optimise, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on computers with this Diploma in Networking course.

Diploma in Networking will teach you the skills needed for PC support, Networking and Windows Server Administration in a modern IT environment. At the end of this course, you will be able to: Define the purpose of: network analysis, various protocol settings and Wireshark. You will also understand how Wireshark processes packets and be proficient in analysing both routed and wireless networks.

Diploma in Networking Content

  • An Introduction to Networking 
  • OSI Model – Layers / Interfaces
  • Protocols
  • Network Appliances
  • Network sniffers & Analysis
  • Wireshark software
  • Managing Network Safety
  • Using Networks and PCs in an Efficient and Professional manner
  • How to Configure a Network Operating System
  • Building a small Network



Andre Ferreira

André is a Software developer practitioner with more than 20 years industry experience spamming different countries and market verticals for large and small business.

He specialised in the development of web applications to run in gaming devices, smart TVs, desktops, tablets and lately mobiles focusing strongly on frontend technologies in the last few years.

He has been involved in system engineering, design, architecture, testing and development of several cutting-edge products used by thousands of users around the globe.

André holds a Master’s in Cyber Security from the University of Northumbria UK and ITIL, Leadership and ScrumMaster certifications. Currently, his free time is dedicated to contributing to an OWASP project.

Diploma in Networking Course Fee

Classroom-based: €805
(€905 if paying  in instalments)

Online course: €625
(€725 if paying in instalments)

If paying in instalments by direct debit, the deposit to book a place is €150 and the balance is split into three equal monthly payments.

Non-EU students: Call +353 1 4160034


Students must attend at least 80% of classes to graduate with either the Diploma or Certificate of Attendance unless a serious and verifiable reason for further absence is provided.

If completing the course online, attendance and participation is tracked through Moodle.

A pass grade on the written assignment will be required for awarding of the Diploma.

Similarly, the Project must be handed in on the due date unless a sound reason for lateness is provided. In such instances, an extension may be awarded at the discretion of the lecturer.

Why City Colleges?

  • Courses for students who are passionate about their subject, delivered by leaders in their field.
  • Live lectures which are also streamed live on Moodle and recorded for review
  • City centre location in South Great George’s Street, convenient for bus, LUAS, DART
  • Southside Dublin location in Dundrum
  • Study rooms and library in our City Centre location
  • Limited class size
  • Parking

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Diploma in Networking (Classroom)

Classroom Diploma in Networking

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM


Diploma in Networking (Live Online)

Online Diploma in Networking

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM