Further Education and Training Centre, Mullingar – Business Through Computing

Vocational Training Opportunity Scheme (VTOS)

QQI Level 5 Major Award in Business Administration

Further Education and Training Centre, O’Growney Drive, Mullingar

2 years (starting in September of each year)

Course Aims

On successful completion of this course learners will understand all aspects of how business operate and function, and be ablt to undertake administrative duties in an office or business setting .


  • Word Processing
  • Database Methods
  • Spreadsheets
  • Maths
  • Communications
  • Accounting Manual and Computerized
  • Internet
  • Work Experience
  • Communications
  • Business Administration


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.  Courses are FREE for those who qualify.  Students may qualify for a subsidised childcare for their child(ren) through Childcare Employment and Training Support (CETS) Scheme.