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Rebecca Tighe

Process Engineer

Intel

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  Rebecca Tighe
Engineering in general is an extremely broad career and can lead to you many different applications and many different parts of the world. Itís also a career which can give you a set of skills highly adaptable to other careers. In Intel the same applies. Day to day the job changes so being able to change with the job is important. Make sure you are adaptable and can apply your skills in many different situations.
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Colaiste Ide College of Further Education

Colaiste Ide College of Further Education


 

Office Administration with Reception Skills


Course Code:  3511
Award Code(s):  5M1997
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
Students will acquire the necessary skills to become proficient in modern office technology and in addition acquire a minimum speed of 35 words per minute. The aim of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence required to carry out reception front office related tasks and operations while providing effective customer service in a range of organisations. They will also gain the knowledge and skills required for effective office administration.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Information & Administration
Text Production
Customer Service
Database Methods
Reception & Frontline Office Skills
Work Experience
Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised
Word Processing
Desktop Publishing

 

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Progression Routes

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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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