DIFE – Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems

QQI Code 5M18294 (Level 5)


1 Year (Starts September)

Course Aims

The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to receive, store, analyse, secure, research, generate, process and distribute information in a physical or virtual work environment using a range of contemporary communications tools in a variety of collaborative settings or to progress to further and/or higher education and training.


  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Database Methods
  • Internet
  • Programming Principles
  • Web Authoring
  • Communications
  • Work Preparation and Experience



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.