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Office Administration with Reception Skills

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION WITH RECEPTION SKILLS 5M1997 NFQ LEVEL 5

Is This Course For You?

The aim of this course is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence required to carry out reception frontoffice related operations, whilst achieving excellence in customer service across a range of industries.

Students will acquire a proficiency in modern office technologies, and a minimum typing speed of 35 words per minute, enabling to carry out effective
office administration.

Entry Requirements

» Leaving Certificate: Five passes at
Ordinary Level, or
» Leaving Certificate Applied, or
» QQI/FETAC Level 4 award, or
» Others, including mature students:
Assessed individually, and
» Personal interview

What Will I Study?

Information and Administration, Text Production, Customer Service, Database Methods, Reception and Frontline Office Skills, Work Experience, Book Keeping Manual and Computerised, Word Processing and Desktop Publishing.

What Qualifications Will I Get When I Finish The Course?

QQI Office Administration with Reception Skills 5M1997 NFQ Level 5

Career Opportunities and Progression

This course offers progression options for learners to programmes in Universities and Institutes of Technology. Third-level institutes also reserve a number of places
on degree courses for mature learners (over the age of 23). Learners must apply to each institute individually.

Learners who complete this major QQI award at Level 5 are eligible to apply through the CAO system for entry into participating courses in the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS). A limited number of places are available and applicants are ranked according to results achieved in their QQI major award.

Graduates go on to secure employment in administrative affairs within a range of service- related industries, including hotels, schools, hospitals and within the
retail sector. Suitably qualified students will have the opportunity to study business and office administration at Institutes of Technology, including DIT.

Duration: 

1 Year

Course Code: 

3511