Office Administration QQI Level 5 | 5M1997

Course modules

5N1389 Information & Administration
5N0785 Desktop Publishing
5N1358 Word Processing
5N0972 Customer Service
5N1422 Text Production
5N1977 Spreadsheet Methods
5N1546 Payroll Manual & Computerised
5N1356 Work Experience

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Course Information

This course will provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to work effectively in an office environment and / or to progress to further education and training. Study support is available.


Successful completion of the course will enable students to seek work in an office environment and / or the opportunity to progress on to further or higher education and employment.

Entry Requirements

To ensure that you are offered a place on a course which is at the right level for you and appropriate to your learning needs all applicants are assessed prior to placement on the course. A high level of English language and IT skills are required for the course.


QQI Level 5M1997 Office Administration


This course is part-time over two years, two mornings per week. There is an 80% class attendance requirement.

Work Experience Placement

Work experience is a core element of this award. Students will be required to complete 60 hours of work experience throughout the course, which they organise themselves.


This course is funded under the Back to Education Initiative (BTEI). To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be an early school leaver, and/or
  • be in receipt of a Social Protection payment, and/or
  • have a GP or Medical Card
  • Signing for Credits


This course takes place in Balbriggan and Swords


*modules offered are subject to change