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Cavan Institute


 

Business & Office Information Systems - Reception


Course Code:  5M1997 CI061BR
Award Code(s):  5M1997
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course is designed to provide students with a broad and balanced skills base to enable them to work in an administrative area in any business sector. First impressions and perception are very important concepts in business. Front office specialists and receptionists are the first line of contact for the organisation and convey the business ethos to customers.

Students will develop additional skills tailored for the front office including modern telephone techniques, listening skills, dealing with complaints, keyboard techniques and software applications. Developing a professional image and role play feature strongly in this course. These specialist modules will complement the core modules in the course and prepare students for employment as a receptionist or front office specialist.

 

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 and Administration
Word Processing
Customer Service
Communications
Database Methods
Text Production
Spreadsheet Methods
Desktop Publishing
Work Experience
Reception and Frontline Office Skills

 

Important: Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

 

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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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