IT & Computer Skills QQI L4 (4N0689) NR
TObjectives of the Programme Module
To create an awareness of I.T. concepts and technology and the impact of Information
Technology on everyday life.
To facilitate the learner to organise their files, folders and computer workspace.
To enable the learner to develop skills in data entry.
To enable the learner to develop word processing skills to perform common tasks.
To facilitate the learner to develop the skills to use the Internet and email as an effective
To assist the learner to develop the language, literacy and numeracy skills related to
Information Technology Skills through the medium of the module themes and content
To enable the learner to take responsibility for his/her own learning
QQI Office Skills – 4M2070
Start Date: 12-01-2024 Hours/week: 03 Hrs 30 Mins Duration: 20 weeks
No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 3 when accessing a Level 4 programme.
Please see course details for minimum age requirements.
For further information on Learner Profile please refer to relevant section of the Programme Descriptor.
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.
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Learners will be able to:
1. Explain a range of information technology concepts and terminology to include computer,
computer hardware, components, system and application, software, input devices, output
devices, data storage devices, bytes, files, folder/directory, drives, memory LAN, WAN, and the
2. Describe the impact of information technology on personal life and working or community life
3. Manage files, folders or directories, using a range of common file management features to
include create, rename, delete, copy, move, locate and save to range of drives
4. Use a data entry application to enter data using text, alpha, numeric and special characters to a
minimum speed of 15 words per minute.
5. Access a word processing package to open a file, enter and edit text by inserting and deleting
characters, words, sentences and paragraphs
6. Format text using a range of format tools to include joining and splitting, line spacing,
indentation, justifying and alignment
7. Enhance text using a range of enhancement tools to include bold, underline, italicize, font and
8. Edit a block of text using a range of editing tools to include move, copy and delete
9. Navigate specific internet sites through a browser with specific links identified
10. Use a range of functions in a webmail application to create, reply, cc, bcc, and add attachments
11. Manage a personal email account to include inbox, read/unread, deleted items, trash, drafts,
and contacts/address book
12. Produce an accurate hard copy of a 50—70 word document by proof reading, and using spell
check, save and print features
13. Produce a hard copy of specific information located on the internet.