Parttime Classroom Business and administration and law

WX Office Skills – L4 Gen Office Skills

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to use word processing applications to supervised employment standard.

Target Award

QQI Office Skills – 4M2070

Start Date: 30-08-2024 Hours/week: 03 Hrs 30 Mins Duration: 16 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
General Office Skills (4N1116) General Office Skills (4N1116) QQI
Learners will be able to:
1 Outline typical word processing functions, to include document creation, saving and retrieving and enhancing documents
2 State the primary functions and processes involved in creating word documents 3
Carry out common word processing functions including creating, naming and locating files and folders
4 Use with confidence a word processing application to create and modify text including inserting, copying, cutting, pasting, deleting, finding and replacing
5 Produce a range of printed documents by selecting different printers, changing paper size and orientation and adjusting document margins
6 Demonstrate character and paragraph formatting skills to include font type, size, style, colour, tabs, indents, line spacing, alignments, bullets, numbering, symbols, special characters
7 Complete object insertion skills including creating a basic table and locating, aligning and re-sizing graphic images
8 Carry out a range of editing operations on a document containing proof reader¿s marks using the spelling checker, thesaurus and grammar tools
9 Produce a range of word processing documents including letter, memo and form, to a mailable or publishable standard.


Wexford College of FET


Whitemill Industrial Estate, Clonard Road, Wexford, Y35 XR22


  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen
  • Tea/Coffee Making

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Susan Neville