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Office Skills

Course Information:

Award: QQI Level 4 4M2070

Duration: 1 year

This course covers the basics of Office Skills and ensures the learner is comfortable using computers and has good IT Skills.  It will allow the learners to progress on to do a variety of QQI Level 5 courses in Rathmines College or other ETBs including Certificate in Business – Finance or IT, Certificate in Office Administration, Certificate in Marketing, Certificate in Legal Studies and if it is found they have an aptitude for Maths the Certificate in Computer Programming.

Office Skills is a part time Back to Education Initiative Programme (BTEI) which allows learners to get good basic Office Skills.

The aim of the Back to Education Initiative is to increase the participation of young people and adults with less than upper second level education in an accredited learning opportunity which will lead to an award on the National Framework of Qualifications to facilitate their access, transfer and progression to other education or employment pathways.

Course Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate standard of education

  • Leaving Certificate Applied

  • LCVP applicants welcome

  • Mature Applicants welcome

  • All applicants whose first language is not English will be tested at entry

  • All applicants will be interviewed

Course Modules

  • Office Skills

  • Communications

  • Business English, Reception

  • Customer Service

  • Maths

  • Word Processing

  • Work Experience

  • Those whose English is not their first language will also attend English as a Second Language

Work Experience

Work Experience is an essential part of all our programmes and gives students the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills acquired on the course.

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