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Anne Nutley

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Bank of Ireland

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  Anne Nutley

Anyone considering this job would need to be patient, warm, a good listener and customer focused. However in the long run what you need most of all is common sense.

 

If you are considering returning to the work force don't sell yourself short. Remember all the life experience you have acquired rearing a family and running a household.

 

Believe in yourself and go for it!

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Templemore College of Further Education

Templemore College of Further Education


 

Business Administration


Course Code:  5M2468
Award Code(s):  5M2468
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course is designed for school leavers who wish to make a career in secretarial work and mature students who may have left the workplace and now wish to return to work. It gives participants a thorough mastery of office technology and 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.

Business Admin Skills
Text Production
Word-Processing
Reception & Front Office Skills
Communications
Work Experience
Payroll Manual & Computerised
Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised
Spreadsheet Methods

 

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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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5M2468