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Reception - Office Administration

Course Code(s):  5M2468 RNXX
QQI Award Code:  5M2468 Business Administration
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Limerick College of Further Education

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Course overview

Course Code 5M2468 RNXX
QQI Award Code 5M2468 Business Administration
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

There is no underestimating the value of a competent Receptionist in any organisation. The Receptionist is literally the first point of contact in organisations, and therefore has a critical role to play within it. Those with a specific qualification in Reception may earn a living in a wide variety of environments.

What will you Study?

This is a 1 year, full-time programme. There is no underestimating the value of a competent Receptionist in any organisation. The Receptionist is literally the first point of contact in organisations, and therefore has a critical role to play within it. Those with a specific qualification in Reception may earn a living in a wide variety of environments.

Typical Modules

Reception & Frontline Office Skills

Book-keeping - Manual & Computerised

Spreadsheet Methods

Audio Transcription

Business Administration

Communications

Health & Safety at Work

Internet & E-mail

Database Methods

Word Processing

Work Experience

Reception and Frontline Office Skills 5N1407
Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised 5N1354
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Audio Transcription 5N1549
Business Administration Skills 5N1610
Communications 5N0690
Health and Safety at Work 5N1794
Internet and e-mail
Database Methods 5N0783
Word Processing 5N1358
Work Experience 5N1356
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