Computer Skills for Business

Computer Skills for Business 5M2468

Course Duration One Year - Mornings Only

Leads to NFQ Level 5 QQI Award in Business Administration

This course provides intensive training in all aspects of modern office skills. It is ideally suited to those who are returning to work after an absence of a number of years. Using Microsoft Office Suite 2013, Adobe CS, Sage 50 and Windows 7, students will be trained to confidently and competently use computer software to maximise their future employability.

At course completion, students will have achieved a FETAC Level 5 Certificate.  This is an internationally recognised standard of competence, certifying that the holder has the knowledge and skills needed to use the most up-to-date applications efficiently and confidently in order to successfully compete in the twenty-first century jobs market.

Entry Requirements
Open to anyone who wishes to learn about computers. Since places are limited, applicants will be interviewed.

Progression
Students who successfully complete this course may apply to the Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Business and Computer Studies in Stillorgan College of Further Education.

Alternatively, Students who successfully complete this course may apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme to a range of third-level courses.

For full information on progression through the Higher Education Links Scheme please go to www.qqi.ie and contact the individual universities and colleges.

Course Content

  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Database Methods
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Web Design (See work produced by students example 1    example 2)
  • Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised using Sage 50
  • Business Administration Skills
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Presentation Skills Workshop
  • Employment Skills Workshops

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Stillorgan College of Further Education
Old Dublin Road
Stillorgan
Co. Dublin

P 01 2880704
F 01 2832207
E admin@stillorgancollege.ie

10 Reasons To Apply

Offers student-centred education in a friendly and supportive atmosphere
High standard of results
Excellent track record of facilitating progression to Higher Education
Offers nationally and internationally recognised qualifications
Diverse student body with an inclusive ethos
Central location in South Dublin with good links to public transport and on-site parking
Dedicated staff who have relevant industry experience
Strong emphasis by staff on meeting the individual needs of all students
Excellent facilities - there is a very high ratio of computers to students with up-to-date equipment and industry-standard software
Because we’re a small college, we have greater flexibility in supporting the needs of students than larger institutions

TESTIMONIALS

"I enjoyed Multimedia Production a lot because it focuses on a broad range of subjects such as Digital Editing, Web Design, Photography and Image Processing. It is the ideal course for anyone with an eye for creativity."

Jake Clancy
Multimedia Production, now in IADT

"The course is very well organised and the tutors are approachable. I feel this course teaches me not just about Art, but life skills, communication and presentation."

Marie Burke
Art Foundation Student 2011/2012