At Hi-Tech Training we pride ourselves on our commitment to quality & service. Our mission is to assist ambitious people to move up into higher paid, more secure jobs in the fields of Analogue and Digital Electronics, Alarm Installation, CCTV, Access Control and Alternative Energy Technology. Whether you are a newcomer to the field or already working in these industries, Hi-Tech Training can provide you with the specialised training so essential for success. The expert and personal guidance by fully qualified tutors is the key to our outstanding performance in the technical field. You study the subjects you enjoy, receive formal training certificates so that you are ready for that better job, better pay. All courses are very practically orientated and most incorporate approximately 50% practical “Hands-On” Training.
Our experience of providing high quality technical training courses is second to none. We are committed to providing industry demanded courses. We continually update our training methods, equipment and course syllabi in order to provide participants with the skills and knowledge demanded by today’s ever changing technology. In addition we offer accredited certification from renowned qualification authorities which is recognised both nationally and internationally.
City & Guilds of London Institute
A number of our training courses offer qualifications issued by the City & Guilds of London Institute.
City & Guilds are one of the most prestigious examining body operating under Royal Charter. Their qualifications are recognised world wide within the technical industries and are extremely beneficial when seeking employment. Our training centre is City & Guilds approved.
Successfully completing a particular combination of courses can lead to a City & Guilds Internationally recognised Diploma in IT Systems Support (7267-24). To achieve full certification for the IVQ (International Vocational Qualification) Diploma in IT Systems Support, learners must complete 4 units, comprising one core (IT Customer Support shown in Red), plus three optional units from the choice shown in the table, below.
QQI – Quality and Qualifications Ireland
QQI – Quality and Qualifications Ireland is the National awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. The certification offers people the opportunity to gain recognition for learning in education or training centres, in the work place and in the community. QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) established in 2012 (and originally FETAC established in 2001) is an independent Irish State agency responsible for promoting quality and accountability in education and training services in Ireland. Over 1,000,000 awards have been issued to date.
QQI’s mission is to make quality assured awards in accordance with national standards within the national framework, creating opportunities for all learners in further education and training to have their achievements recognised and providing access to systematic progression pathways.
Hi-Tech Training and QQI
Hi-Tech Training is registered with QQI to offer programmes leading to QQI awards in the National Framework of Qualifications (QQI Centre Registration Number 38185D).
People who successfully complete individual Hi-Tech Training courses receive Hi-Tech Training qualifications for each course successfully completed. On successful completion of a number of specific Hi-Tech Training courses, participants may progress further to obtain QQI National Awards through Hi-Tech Training.
(Photo shows Paul Coughlan M.Ed. from Hi-Tech Training officially receiving FETAC “Quality Assurance Agreement” Parchment from Stan McHugh, Chief Executive, FETAC in November 2007).
Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) & Lighting – QQI Level 5 – 5N1771
In order to meet the QQI syllabus requirements for the CCTV & Lighting QQI Level 5 Component Award – 5N1771, participants must successfully complete the following 2 Hi-Tech Training Courses: –
On successful completion of these courses, participants may undertake a QQI examination facilitated by Hi-Tech Training and on successful completion of same become eligible to receive the QQI National Award – CCTV & Lighting QQI Level 5 Component Award – 5N1771. This award can be used as one of the criteria for membership of the Security Institute of Ireland.
*People with no previous electrical/electronics experience or training may need to attend an additional Preliminary Electronic Security 1 day Course.
Intruder Alarms & Access Control – QQI Level 5 – 5N1776
In order to meet the QQI syllabus requirements for the Intruder Alarm and Access Control QQI Level 5 Component Award – 5N1776, participants must successfully complete the following 3 Hi-Tech Training Courses: –
On successful completion of these courses, participants may undertake a QQI examination facilitated by Hi-Tech Training and on successful completion of same become eligible to receive the QQI National Award – Intruder Alarm and Access Control QQI Level 5 Component Award – 5N1776. This award can be used as one of the criteria for membership of the Security Institute of Ireland.
Access, Transfer and Progression to Further Career Paths
The Intruder Alarm and Access Control (5N1776) and the Closed Circuit Television and Lighting (5N1771) awards can be used as one of the mandatory component awards leading to Security Systems Technology (5M2109) Major Award.
Contact the Education and Training Board (ETB) or Colleges of Further Education for further access, transfer and progression opportunities…Additional information is available through this link to Further Education and Training in Ireland
In addition progression paths in Electronic Security Systems can be explored through apprenticeship.ie/