Office IT Skills

Award Title: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Office Informatics
Programme Co-ordinator: Laura Seoighe
Award Code: 5M18294
Course Code: 414114

Programme Description:

This course is designed to give participants the experience of a broad range of computing, information technology and business to prepare them for employment or further study in the field of Business and Computing. Learners will also complete Microsoft Specialist Exams to enhance employment opportunities

Component Awards:

  • Word Processing (5N1358)
  • Spreadsheet Methods (5N1977)
  • Database Methods (5N0783)
  • The Internet (5N1611)
  • Capstone for Office Informatics (5N18295)
  • Information & Administration (5N1389)
  • Communications (5N0690)
  • Work Experience (5N1356)
  • Reception & Frontline Office (5N1407)


  • Opportunities to progress to a range of business and information technology related programmes at further and higher education
  • Opportunities to work in a range of office and IT positions in organisations; Office Administrator, Office Manager, Personal/Executive Assistant, Data Processor.

“As a mature student returning to education, College of Further Education & Training Kilkenny was honestly the best choice. It gave me the skills and confidence to be able to look forward to exploring a new career path and these skills were enhanced by the amazing guidance from all the staff, I was truly sad to see it come to an end.”

Catheriona – Office IT Skills