QQI Level 5 – Component Award
1 Year


This is a part-time course for anyone with an interest in business.

The course leads to Office Administration QQI Level 5 5M1997. This course provides students with a broad and balanced programme.

The courses leads to further studies or to employment. Further studies will lead to employment in areas as diverse as executive secretary/personal assistant, medical or legal settings, digital office and marketing areas, financial services and small innovation SMEs. The Hub programmes offer varied opportunities and will give students the IT and administrative skills required to build a career in these exciting professions.

Programme of Study

Elective Modules

  • Marketing Practice
  • Financial Services

Core Modules

  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Information & Administration
Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands.


Part Time (BTEI)

The Back To Education Initiative (BTEI) provides part-time further education courses. It gives individuals the opportunity to combine learning with family, work and other responsibilities. Anyone who has left full-time education can take part in a course. Fees for part time courses offered under BTEI are normally €200 – €300, depending on duration and schedule. Certain participants are however eligible for free tuition.

The participants eligible for free tuition are people who (or their dependants):

  • Have less than upper-second level education or
  • Are getting a jobseeker’s payment or means-tested social welfare payment or
  • Are getting Working Family Payment (formerly known as Family Income Supplement or
  • Have a medical card or
  • Are eligible to participate on VTOS or Youthreach.

All other participants are charged a fee