Parttime Classroom Business and administration and law

Preparing to return to work QQI 4

Programme Aim
In preparation to Return to Work, provide the learner with the personal knowledge and skills to participate in a suitable work placement under supervision.

Target Award

QQI Office Skills – 4M2070

Start Date: 05-03-2024 Hours/week: 02 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 11 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
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.

Age Requirements
Please see course details for minimum age requirements.

For further information on Learner Profile please refer to relevant section of the Programme Descriptor.

Learning Aptitude
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.

Previous Experience
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.

Module Award Body
Communications (Community) Communications (4N0689) QQI
Learning Outcomes
1. List factors which influence work opportunities locally, to include globalisation, skills bases, economic and population shifts, new technology, features of the public, private and voluntary sector.
2. Describe the impact of paid and unpaid workforce participation.
3. Identify the basic rights and responsibilities of employees and employers in a particular work context, to include health, safety and welfare at work, equality and pay-related matters.
4. Identify personal strengths, interpersonal and work-related skills, drawing on other life experiences such as voluntary or part-time work, courses, hobbies, sporting activities.
5. Summarise potential employment and learning opportunities that match personal strengths, interests and skills.
6. Compile relevant material for work experience, to include a CV, letter of application, skills checklist, statement of learning goals, and associated action points.
7. Participate effectively in work experience, to include punctuality, working under direction, personal presentation, adherence to health, safety and other relevant regulations.
8. Reflect on the period of work experience and the progress made on the learning goals and action points that were set.
9. Demonstrate effective communication skills in the workplace, to include taking and clarifying instructions and interaction with others as appropriate.
10. Explore options for future education, training and employment in light of work experience.


Dungarvan Adult Education Centre


Wolfetone Road, Dungarvan


  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Mary Upton


051 393794