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Computer Skills for Adults - Introduction

Course Code(s):  5M2468
QQI Award Code:  5M2468 Business Administration
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Stillorgan College of Further Education
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2468
QQI Award Code 5M2468 Business Administration
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course provides intensive training in all aspects of modern office skills. It is ideally suited to those who are returning to work after an absence of a number of years. Using Microsoft Office Suite 2013, Adobe CS, Sage 50 and Windows, students will be trained to confidently and competently use computer software to maximise their future employability.

At course completion, students will have achieved a QQI Level 5 Certificate. This is an internationally recognised standard of competence, certifying that the holder has the knowledge and skills needed to use the most up-to-date applications efficiently and confidently in order to successfully compete in the twenty-first century jobs market.

What will you Study?

Word Processing 5N1358
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Database Methods 5N0783
Desktop Publishing 5N0785
Web Design
Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised 5N1354
Business Administration Skills 5N1610
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Presentation Skills Workshop
Employment Skills Workshops
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