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Stillorgan College of Further Education

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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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 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.

Word Processing
Spreadsheet Methods
Database Methods
Desktop Publishing
Web Design
Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised using Sage 50
Business Administration Skills
Communications
Work Experience
Presentation Skills Workshop
Employment Skills Workshops

 

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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

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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