Carlow CFE – Office Administration

Office Administration

QQI Code 5M1997 (Level 5)

Carlow CFE

1 Year (Starts September)

Course Aims

This one-year course/programme is designed for students who wish to pursue a career as a receptionist or office administrator. It aims to develop the social skills and attitudes necessary in dealing with the public. Students are trained in both personal and up-to-date business skills.


  • Information and Administration
  • Audio Transcription
  • Text Production
  • Customer Service
  • Work Experience
  • Communications
  • Word Processing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Manual and Computerised



This is a PLC course and college fees apply for this course however if you are in receipt of a social welfare payment you may be eligible for a fee reduction.

You may also be eligible to avail of a Back to Education Allowance (BTEA). 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.