Whitehall College – Business Through Computers

Vocational Training Opportunity Scheme

FETAC Level 5

Whitehall College

1 Year (Starts September)

Course Aims

This programme is designed to ensure that students develop a high level of efficiency in the skills necessary for the electronic office.

There is a strong emphasis on Information Technology using the latest computer systems and software packages. It will greatly assist students in gaining employment in the Information Processing Industry.


* Information and Communication Systems

* Database Methods

* Spreadsheet Methods

* Book-keeping (Manual and Computerised)

* Word Processing

* The Internet

* Communications

* Work Experience


VTOS (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme). The VTOS scheme provides a range of courses to meet the education and training needs of unemployed people. If you are over 21 years of age and in receipt of a social welfare payment for more than 156 days you may be eligible to take part in a VTOS course.