Fulltime Classroom Business and administration and law

Web Design with Information Processing Year 1

Year 1 is an introduction to IT Skills and Business Skills including Bookkeeping for learners who wish to retrain or upskill to in an office environment. Learners will build upon the these skills in the second year with the objective to work independently (remote-working) and under supervision in an administrative role in a range of business contexts and/or to progress to further and higher education and training.

Target Award

QQI Business Administration – 5M2468

Start Date: 09-09-2024 Hours/week: 22 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 38 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
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.

Age Requirements
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)

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
Work Experience Work Experience (5N1356) QQI
Communications Level 5 Communications (5N0690) QQI
Computer Applications Computer Applications (4N1112) QQI
Information Technology Skills Information Technology Skills (4N1125) QQI
Bookkeeping Manual And Computerised Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised (5N1354) QQI
Business Administration Business Administration Skills (5N1610) QQI
Database Methods Database Methods (5N0783) QQI
Desktop Publishing Level 5 Desktop Publishing (5N0785) QQI
Marketing Practice Marketing Practice (5N1400) QQI
Payroll Manual And Computerised Payroll Manual & Computerised (5N1546) QQI
Spreadsheet Methods Spreadsheet Methods (5N1977) QQI
Web Authoring Web Authoring (5N1910) QQI
English As A Second Language English as a Second Language (5N1632) QQI
Medical Terminology Medical Terminology (5N2428) QQI
Word Processing Word Processing (5N1358) QQI
Learning Objectives
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competency to retrieve and process information, work independently and under supervision in the public and private sectors.
Local Enterprise Office sponsored “Start Your Own Businesses” are offered in the second year.
Graduates have progressed to Level 6 courses in WCFE or access WIT Diploma and Degree programmes under the Higher Links Scheme e.g. BSC (H) in Applied Computing; Bachelor of Business (H); BA (H) in Marketing & Digital Media and BSc in Software Systems Development.


Waterford VTOS


Durands Court, Parnell St , Waterford


  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Helena Finlay


051 852803