Further Education
2020-2021

Further Education 2020-2021

Office Administration - Secretarial 5M1997

You will gain a comprehensive training in modern office skills and acquire a full working knowledge of the most modern business equipment and procedures.

This course is designed to
  • Provide a comprehensive training in modern office skills

  • Provide a full working knowledge of the most modern business equipment and procedures.

  • Enable the student acquire practical skills & competencies that are in demand in the labour market.

entry Requirements
  • Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, or equivalent.

  • Mature applicants welcome

  • Interview

Course Content

Information & Administration 5N1389

Text Production 5N1422

Word Processing 5N1358

Work Experience 5N1356

Communications 5N0690

Desktop Publishing 5N0785

Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised 5N1354

Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977

Data Entry 4N1113

Computer Application 4N1112

How the course is taught

GTI has developed a style of teaching to meet the needs of a diverse community of learners

  • We make extensive use of advanced multimedia and internet technologies to bring subject matter to life and to ensure effective learning.

  • Whenever possible we use a Learn-by-Doing approach to make the learning experience more realistic and enjoyable.

  • We provide learning supports that are tailored to the needs of individual learners.

  • Software used: Windows XP, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, TAS Books, MS PowerPoint and MS Publisher

OPTIONAL MODULES

Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths as an extra module .Microsoft Office Specialist Certification is awarded in Excel, Access, Word and Outlook

Certification

QQI Level 5 Award in Office Administration (5M1997)

Progression to Higher Education
  • Students who successfully complete this course may gain entry to Third-level Institutes and Colleges through the Higher Education Links Scheme.

  • The most up-to-date information on Higher Education Links is located at the CAO website.

  • Click here for details of CAO QQI Requirements Lookup

Career Opportunities

Students who successfully complete this course may gain employment in modern offices as a Secretary, Receptionist, Typist, Personal Assistant (PA) or Office Administrator

Fees
  • Student Service Fee: €175
  • DES Programme Participation Contribution: €200
  • QQI Certification Fee: €50
  • Book-keeeping Book: €30 Approx.

TOTAL: €455

Adult Education

Full-time registered students of GTI may access a range of adult education courses at a reduced fee.

Duration

This is a full-time, one-year course and runs from September to May

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Please Note

GTI reserves the right to make changes in 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 Institute and a student or third party.