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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
Course Code
Career Zone
NFQ Type
1 Year
Full Time

Course Summary

Office Administration
Office Administration

The Level 5 course will equip the learner with a high standard of administrative, business, legal, medical and IT skills.

Course Details

College Link > 5M1997 - Office Administration with Legal & Medical Studies

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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This course does not appear to accept applicants with Further Education and Training (FET) awards. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

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The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.


Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their most productive under supervisors who give clear guidelines and while performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.

They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.

Career Progression

Further Research

It is suitable for those learners who wish to pursue a career as a receptionist or office administrator at home or abroad. It is geared for those at entry level or those who wish to upskill and/or change career. Learners will gain the knowledge to co-ordinate an organisations administrative activity efficiently and to store, retrieve and integrate information. 

Qualifax Course Page

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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
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