Fulltime Classroom Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)

Web Design with Information Processing. Yr 1

Programme Aim
This two year practical programme, QQI 5M2067, introduces students to IT Skills with Web Design and general Business Skills to achieve the knowledge, skills and competence to find employment in an IT and administrative environment. A step by step approach in the first year in information technology, web design (HTML) and bookkeeping allows students to progress to Level 5 in Web Design, Database and Spreadsheet Methods as well as Computerised and Manual Payroll and Accounts. Work Experience in the second year gives students to apply their skills in a working environment. Current business software, Dreamweaver (Web Design) and SAGE (Payroll) are taught. Graduates of this course have successfully progressed to higher and third level education in Business Administration, Web Design and IT.
LEO Sponsored “Start Your Own Business” Workshops as well as Social Media Workshops with Digital Marketing are offered in the second year of the programme.
Applicants who have previous accreditation and experience may be able to proceed directly to second year of the programme subject to approval.

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Target Award

QQI Information Processing – 5M2067

Start Date: 04-09-2023 Hours/week: 22 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 39 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
Word Processing – 5N1358 Word Processing (5N1358) QQI
Work Experience Work Experience (5N1356) QQI
Communications Level 5 Communications (5N0690) 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
Information Communication System Information & Communication Systems (5N1952) QQI
Payroll Manual And Computerised Payroll Manual & Computerised (5N1546) QQI
Spreadsheet Methods Spreadsheet Methods (5N1977) QQI
Web Authoring Web Authoring (5N1910) QQI
Medical Terminology Medical Terminology (5N2428) 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