Office Administration with IT
This one-year Level 5 Award course is designed to provide learners with a high level of proficiency in administrative, business and IT skills. It caters for those at entry level or those wishing to upskill and/or change career/return to the workplace. Learners will develop general office skills and become technically proficient in an administration / office environment. Once this course is completed learners would be ready to go straight into employment if they wish, or pursue further education in a related area.
Legal and medical offices
Higher Education Progression
Learners can pursue further qualifications at Level 6, 7 or 8. A Career Guidance Counsellor is available throughout the year for one-to-one mentoring and to assist with applications to further education facilities.
Learners must find and complete work experience placements in the business area – this will consist of a 2-week block, at a specified period during the academic year. This enables learners to gain valuable experience in the sector preparing them for employment.
QQI Office Administration – 5M1997
Start Date: 11-09-2023 Hours/week: 20 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 38 weeks
NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme.
CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 5 courses for those whose first language is not English
Mature learner entry requirements available via the local ETB pathway
Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA Applicants and may be subject to full international fees (Please refer to Information for International Learners)
*Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)
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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|Desktop Publishing||Desktop Publishing (5N0785)||QQI|
|Customer Service (5N0972)||Customer Service (5N0972)||QQI|
|Communications 5N0690||Communications (5N0690)||QQI|
|Spreadsheet Methods – 5N1977||Spreadsheet Methods (5N1977)||QQI|