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Office Administration - Insurance and Banking

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Office Administration - Insurance and Banking

Course Code: CI061BI
Course Level: 5
Award Title: FETAC/QQI Certificate in Office Administration
QQI Award Letters: 5M1997
Course Duration: 1 Year

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Office Administration - Insurance and Banking

Course Description
This course is designed to provide students with a broad and balanced skills base to enable them to work in an administrative area in any business sector. The financial services sector is a highly complex and heavily regulated sector within the Irish economy. Banks, insurance companies, credit unions and funds management companies are at the centre of this sector. The specialist modules in this course provide students with an insight into this sector including the organisation structures, the regulatory environment and roles and responsibilities of the key players. These specialist modules will complement the core modules in the course and prepare students for employment within the financial services sector.
Student Testimonial - Agne Simkovic - "Insurance and banking is a great course.  It has given me great opportunities to get essential computer and office skills.   All the tutors have really helped me throughout the course." Read More

Course Content


  • Text Production
  • Information and Administration
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Insurance and Banking Studies
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Database Methods
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised

Career Opportunities
This course equips students with the qualifications and skills for employment in office administration. The specialist modules enhances employment opportunities in the financial services sector.

Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or FETAC/QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.
Progression Opportunities
At Cavan Institute: Graduates of this course may progress to the FETAC/QQI level 6 Certificate in Administration and IT for Business or the level 6 Business Studies course, both available at Cavan Institute.

Elsewhere: Graduates of this course are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).
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