Galway Community College
Further Education

Business Administration / Office Technology Studies

Business Administration / Office Technology Studies

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QQI Level 5 Course Code: 5M1997

Co-ordinator: TBC


Course Outline

To provide students with a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of information and communications technology
and practical typing and audio secretarial skills required in the performance of a broad range of administrative, secretarial and organizational tasks. Excellent career opportunities and further education advancements for successful graduates.

Modules

  • Bookkeeping - Manual and Computerised - 5N1354
  • Audio Transcription (dictation - 40 wpm) - 5N1549
  • Text Production (typing - 50 wpm) - 5N1422
  • Information and Administration - 5N1389
  • Database Methods - 5N0783
  • Communications - 5N0690
  • Word Processing - 5N1358
  • Work Experience - 5N1356

Fees

€175 GCC Student Services Fee applies to all learners.

€50 QQI Certification Fee applies to all learners except

  • Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
  • Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration).

Non EU Students are subject to an International Fee.

We advise non-EU citizens living outside Ireland to contact the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service on www.inis.gov.ie to ensure the course you are considering applying for is eligible for a student visa. Non-EU citizens living in Ireland are welcome to apply and require a PPS number (Personal Public Service Number). Non-EU citizens are required to pay a tuition fee set by the Irish government which is currently €3653. Some exemptions apply, for further information, please contact http://www.gretb.ie .


Work Experience

Work experience takes place one day per week throughout the academic year in local offices where future contacts with prospective employers can be established.


Special Features

Learn to use a wide range of office technology confidently including Tas Books, Database and Internet, and develop speed in accurate typing. Enhance communication & presentation skills using Powerpoint and Data projectors.
Regular visits and presentations from HR departments from large businesses, banks and others from the local business sector.

Galway Community College reserves the right to make changes to any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the college and a student or a third party.


Entry Requirements

QQI Level 4, minimum of 17 years of age at time of registration, Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied, Equivalent qualifications from other countries, relevant life experiences, relevant work experiences and mature students.


Progression

For information please visit our Progression Page under Student Supports

Opportunities open to students who did not achieve the desired Leaving Certificate to allow entry to your desired course from the CAO system, you can have the opportunity to achieve up to 390 points in a PLC course and gain access to 3rd Level or for mature students who did not complete a Leaving Certificate to gain access to 3rd Level.


Please Note

Galway Community College reserves the right to make changes to any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the college and a student or a third party.

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 091 755464
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