Fulltime Classroom Business and administration and law

VTOS Office Skills and Computing Level 4

This course will give the student a solid foundation in the academic, practical, and personal skills required for a career in Office Administration and Multi-Media focused sectors, It will also lead to many Level 5 courses in Business, Multi-Media, Office Administration, Payroll, and Accounts among others
It will also set our Graduates up with an excellent knowledge base for Year Two when they will select their next direction of study for a QQI Level 5 qualification in one of the following areas within WCFE
• Legal Studies & Criminal Law
• Front Office & Reception Skills
• Tourism & Travel
• Business with Legal Studies
• Office Administration
• Multi-Media
• Business Studies
The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to develop the relevant knowledge, skills, and competence in a broad range of office skills that enable employment, under direct supervision, in a general office, or progression to further education or training.

Target Award

QQI Office Skills – 4M2070

Start Date: 26-08-2024 Hours/week: 28 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 40 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
Bookkeeping And Accounts Bookkeeping & Accounts (4N2267) QQI
Business Calculations Business Calculations (4N2279) QQI
Business English Business English (4N1108) QQI
English And Communications Level 4 Communications (4N0689) QQI
Customer Service Customer Service (4N1989) QQI
General Offic E Skills General Office Skills (4N1116) QQI
Information Technology Skills Information Technology Skills (4N1125) QQI
Personal Effectiveness Personal Effectiveness (4N1132) QQI
Bookkeeping Manual And Computerised Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised (5N1354) QQI
Desktop Publishing Desktop Publishing (4N1854) QQI
English As A Second Language English as a Second Language (4N1180) QQI
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge, and competencies in a broad range of office skills which enable employment, under direct supervision, in a general office, or progression to further education or training.


Waterford College of FE (VTOS)


Burchall House, Parnell Street, Waterford City, X91 V24Y


  • Pay Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Denise Wall


086 0263341