Short Description:

This module focuses on providing, through specific workshops designed by SEA-Tech, the skills and knowledge necessary to install and test network cabled installation, operate, and troubleshoot marine data communication elements, including configuring a switch, a router, setup a long distance wireless bridges connecting to a WAN including Satellite connection and implementing network security in a shipboard environment. A strong emphasis is given on the basics of data communication in maritime environment. All workshop include setup of real equipment such as physical routers, IP cameras.
Course supported by:NMCI, CIT, INS, Commissioners of Irish Lights, Port of Cork.

Course Type:

Specialised ICT Courses

Full Description:

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Data Network:
  • Installation Issues
  • RF/Radio & marine data networking

On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to describe how networks function, including packets, components, protocols and the Open System Interconnection (OSI) reference mode. Each learner will be in a position to identify switched LAN technology solutions to Ethernet networking issues, key nodes on a LAN with a view to use command-line interface to configure a router in a WAN environment. Each attendee should be able to build a LAN using hardware components, particularly using marine based technology such as SeaFi (SEA-Tech) Wi.M.A.N. concept. Each participant will produce as part of a group a network or network component to demonstrate an understanding of network operation and/or data analysis.

Course delivery:

Course available on request, in Cork, this course is delivered to groups of 6 to 8 people over one week, eight hours a day. This is a very intensive and challenging course mixing together classroom workshop and onsite visits. The course is supported by local, national and international sponsors. An evaluation is conducted at the beginning and at the end of the week. This course does not give any formal accreditation. For more information,  please contact SEA-Techat +353 21 4849102 or email us for booking information.


Each participant receives unlimited access to SEA-Tech online resource, website and training material with all updates for one year.

Course Price:

€3850.00 (Prices are charged on a per group of 6 to 8 persons basis.) - This price does not include bed and board, however transportation to Cobh and Rochespoint is included. Although a complete set of equipment will be made available to the attendees, each student is welcome to bring his own laptop.