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ICT Skillnet CISCO Networking Academy (Autumn Catalogue)


CISCO Networking Academy is a skills and career building platform, launched by Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet, which offers free opportunities and online self-paced courses for citizens in Ireland - all designed to be taken at participants' own pace, at any point of their career paths. The program is designed for learning institutions and individuals worldwide, and since 1997 more than 9 million people have joined the Networking Academy.

ICT Skillnet, as affiliated partner of the platform, brought up-to-date and relevant self-paced training programmes in areas like Cybersecurity, IoT, Networking, Python and many more. The courses vary in duration (from 8 to 70 hours) and aim to provide the foundations of useful programs, coding languages or key topics such as cybersecurity. Below you can find a list of the programmes currently available to undertake:

  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity Essentials
  • Introduction to IoT
  • Linux Unhatched
  • Linux Essentials
  • Get Connected
  • Programming essentials in Python

To be eligible to enrol in these courses participants must be residents in the Republic of Ireland. Whether if you're employed or unemployed, any course is free of charge following the completion of a simple registration form. 

Training Offer Details

Target audience
Digital skills for the labour force.
Digital skill level
Geographic scope - Country
Industry - field of education and training
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) not further defined
Target language
Geographical sphere
National initiative
Typology of training opportunties
Learning activity
e-learning coursework
Assessment type
Training duration
Is this course free
Is the certificate / credential free
Training start date
Part time light
Credential offered
Learning Activity
Self-paced course