Office Administration with Reception Skills
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 them to carry out effective office administration.
In general you need to have a minimum of 5 passes at ordinary level in the Leaving Certificate or its equivalent. Applications are welcome from students with Leaving Certificate Vocational, Leaving Certificate Applied or FETAC Level 4 qualifications. Exceptions can be made where special circumstances apply on a case by case basis. The Leaving Certificate is not a requirement for mature students and appropriate experience can be considered as meeting the entry requirement for most courses.
- Information and Administration
- Text Production
- Customer Service
- Database Methods
- Reception and Frontline Office Skills
- Work Experience
- Word Processing and Medical Administration/Terminology
QQI Office Administration with Reception Skills 5M1997 NFQ Level 5
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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 Technological Universities, including TUD.