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Cavan Institute

Office Administration and Technology

5M1997

Office Administration and Technology

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.

Career Opportunities

This course in Office Administration and Technology equips students with the qualifications and skills for employment in office administration. The specialist modules enhance employment opportunities to work as a receptionist or front office specialist.

Progression

At Cavan Institute: 

Graduates of this course in Office Administration and Technology may progress to the level 6 Certificate in Administration and IT for Business or the level 6 Business Studies (Year 2) course, both available at Cavan Institute. 


Elsewhere: 

Graduates of this course in Office Administration and Technology 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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Course Fees

€200

Course Content

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Office Administration

  • Information and Administration

  • Insurance and Banking Studies

  • Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised

  • Text Production

  • Work Experience

  • Medical Terminology

  • Word Processing

  • Communications

  • Database Methods

  • Spreadsheet Methods

  • Reception and Frontline Office Skills

  • Audio Transcription

About This Course

Successful businesses depend on skilled and experienced office personnel. The Office Administration and Technology course equips students with competencies in Microsoft Word, spreadsheets using Excel, database using Access, emails with Outlook, OneDrive, Teams and PowerPoint, as well as Sage for Bookkeeping.  A crucial part of the course is the Work Experience module, which ensures students gain valuable work experience in an office environment. In addition, students acquire vital administrative, communications, organisational and time management skills all of which are central to the successful productivity and efficiency of the modern office.

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Abigail Brennan

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Mandy Freehill

Mandy Freehill

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Fidelma Reilly

Fidelma Reilly

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Geraldine Dowd

Geraldine Dowd

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Darragh Sweeney

Darragh Sweeney

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Aisling Gilsenan

Aisling Gilsenan

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Abigail Brennan

Abigail Brennan

Mandy Freehill

Mandy Freehill

Fidelma Reilly

Fidelma Reilly

Geraldine Dowd

Geraldine Dowd

Darragh Sweeney

Darragh Sweeney

Aisling Gilsenan

Aisling Gilsenan

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