Stillorgan CFE – Computers Skills for Business QQI Level 5

Programme
SUSI or BTEA

Award
QQI Level 5 Business Administration (Code 5M2468)

Location
Stillorgan College of Further Education, Old Dublin Road, Stillorgan, Co.Dublin

Duration
1 Year Mornings Only (Starts September)

Course Aims


This course provides intensive training in all aspects of modern office skills. It is ideally suited to those who are returning to work after an absence of a number of years. Using Microsoft Office Suite 2013, Adobe CS, Sage 50 and Windows 7, students will be trained to confidently and competently use computer software to maximise their future employability.

At course completion, students will have achieved a FETAC Level 5 Certificate.  This is an internationally recognised standard of competence, certifying that the holder has the knowledge and skills needed to use the most up-to-date applications efficiently and confidently in order to successfully compete in the twenty-first century jobs market.

Students who successfully complete this course may apply to the Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Business and Computer Studies in Stillorgan College of Further Education.

Alternatively, Students who successfully complete this course may apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme to a range of third-level courses.

Modules


  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Database Methods
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Web Design
  • Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised using Sage 50
  • Business Administration Skills
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Presentation Skills Workshop
  • Employment Skills Workshops

Requirements


Open to anyone who wishes to learn about computers. Since places are limited, applicants will be interviewed.

You may be eligible for a means-tested student grant or a Back to Education Allowance, depending on your circumstances. The BTEA is an educational opportunities scheme for persons in receipt of certain social welfare payments and who wish to pursue an approved full-time second or third level course of education in an approved college leading to a recognised qualification.