Information Systems/Technology

IPA Information Systems / Information Technology courses are expert-led practical training courses in core IT areas such as networking, IT administrator and cyber security.  Find our course listings below.  Trainees at the IPA benefit from our academy status as a:

  • (ICS)2 Academic Partner
  • Microsoft IT Academy
  • CompTIA Academy
  • VMWare IT Academy
  • EMC Academic Alliance
  • EC-Council Accredited Training Centre

Data protection is a key duty of all organisations, public and private, which handle personal data and personal sensitive data. As well as the legal and regulatory impact of a serious data protection incident, the harm to trust, brand and reputation can be significant.

This one-day course will give you a clear understanding of your organisation’s main data protection obligations and the GDPR, and how to ensure your organisation’s compliance.  It is aimed at staff who have responsibility for managing data and have a critical role in ensuring the organisation is compliant in its obligations under the GDPR but who do not necessarily work in the role of Data Protection Officer (DPO).

Commences:
2019 (Dates TBC)
Duration:
One Day

Data protection compliance is a key duty of all organisations, public and private, which handle personal data. As well as the legal and regulatory impact of a serious data protection incident, the harm to trust, brand and reputation can be literally incalculable. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25 May 2018 and creates significant new obligations, as well as massively increased financial penalties – up to €20m or 4% of global turnover. This Certificate in GDPR and Data Protection course will give you a clear understanding of your organisation’s main data protection obligations under current legislation and the GDPR, and how to ensure your compliance.

Commences:
20-22 March | 22-24 May | 19-21 June 2019
Duration:
Three Days

ITIL Foundation provides the ideal introduction to the IT Service Management approach of ITIL.

This ITIL® Foundation Training Course will give delegates an understanding of the key concepts, terminology and elements of ITIL, allowing you to improve your career prospects and abilities within the workplace. Students will learn about the lifecycle stages and the links between them, the different processes used and how they contribute to service management practices.

Commences:
28-29 January | 25-26 March | 1-2 April | 27-28 May 2019
Duration:
Two Days

Hardware and Software (including Networking and Virtualisation) is a core module on the Diploma in Computer Studies. It can also be taken on a stand-alone basis. The module is based on the CompTIA A+ Certification which is generally classed as the starting point for any career in Information Technology.

Commences:
2018 dates TBC.
Duration:
Three x Two Day Modules

Security Foundations is a compulsory module on the Diploma in Computer Studies. It can also be taken on a stand alone basis. The course provides understanding of and strategies for implementing and managing IT security and organisational security

Commences:
9 January 2019
Duration:
Three Days

Server Fundamentals is an elective module on the Diploma in Computer Studies. It can also be taken on a stand-alone basis. The course covers Client Service Modules and Microsoft Active Directory Environments.

Commences:
2018 dates TBC.
Duration:
3 x One Day Modules

Systems Development and Database Design is a core module on the Diploma in Computer Studies. It can also be taken on a stand-alone basis.  The course teaches participants the well-understood approaches to relational database design and explains how to create a good robust database design.

Commences:
2 July 2018
Duration:
3 x One Day Modules

Big Data and Data Analytics are the current buzzwords in IT. But what does it really mean and why is it so important? This course provides you with an understanding of what "Big Data" is, how it can be used, and what benefits it can offer organisations.  It is an elective module of the Diploma in Computer Studies but can also be taken on a stand-alone basis.

Commences:
8 October 2018
Duration:
3 x One Day Modules

Cloud and Virtualisation Essentials is an elective module on the Diploma in Computer Studies. It can also be taken on a stand-alone basis. This course introduces the various technologies and business models related to virtualisation and cloud computing.

Commences:
19 February 2018
Duration:
3 x One Day Modules

Foundations of Web Design is an elective module on the Diploma in Computer Studies. It can also be taken on a stand-alone basis. The Foundations of Web Design module teaches you essential web page development skills. You will learn to develop web sites using Hypertext Markup Language version 5 (HTML5) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

Commences:
4 April 2018
Duration:
3 x One Day Modules

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