Parttime Classroom Business and administration and law

Work Experience Level 4 NR

Objectives of the Programme Module
 To create an awareness of factors affecting different types of work placement
opportunities in the locality
 To develop an understanding of employer and employee rights and responsibilities
 To facilitate the learner to identify their skills, attributes, experiences and interests and
match them to appropriate work opportunities
 To provide a forum for the learner to plan and prepare for successful participation in a
work placement at an appropriate level
 To enable the learner to complete a work experience placement of at least 60 hours
 To provide the learner with the opportunity to review their work placement experience in
order to inform future career choices
 To facilitate the learner to actively and effectively engage in a work placement adhering to
work placement rules and etiquette
 To assist the learner to develop the language, literacy and numeracy skills related to the
workplace through the medium of the module themes and content
 To enable the learner to take responsibility for his/her own learning

Target Award

QQI Office Skills – 4M2070

Start Date: 29-01-2024 Hours/week: 04 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 17 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
Work Experience Work Experience (4N1168) QQI
Learning Outcomes of Level 4 Work Experience 4N1168
Learners will be able to:
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.


New Ross BTEI


Michael Street FET Centre, Michael Street, New Ross, Y34 N799

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Susan Neville