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Essential IT Skills for the Modern Office

Monday, 6 March 2017

Essential IT Skills for the Modern Office

Course Code: CI061AA
Course Level: 5
Award Title: QQI Certificate in Business Studies
QQI Award Letters: 5M2102

QQI Award Level: 5
Course Duration: 1 Year

Essential IT Skills for the Modern Office
Essential IT Skills for the Modern Office

Course Description
This course is designed with the needs of the adult learner in mind.  It is designed to suit adults who may have been in the work force before but now need to update and develop new skills in the office administration area. It also suits adults who want to acquire computer skills for the first time. This course provides students with the necessary skills to work in the general office environment.  The timetable for this course is family friendly. 

Course Content
  • Business Administration Skills
  • Accounting Manual and Computerised
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Word Processing
  • Text Production
  • Database Methods
  • Spreadsheet Methods
Career Opportunities
Students who successfully complete this course should have the necessary skills to pursue a career with commercial, financial, insurance and professional organisations, public bodies and call centres. 

Entry Requirements
This course has been designed for mature applicants. Prior qualifications (such as leaving certificate, etc.), although helpful, are not essential.
Progression Opportunities
At Cavan Institute: Graduates of this course may progress to the 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).