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Legal Administration Studies

Course Code(s):  5M1997 135
QQI Award Code:  5M1997 Office Administration
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Marino College of Further Education

Marino College of Further Education
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Course overview

Course Code 5M1997 135
QQI Award Code 5M1997 Office Administration
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is designed to prepare people for employment in legal, commercial and industrial companies, as well as the public service, this course is ideal for students wishing to achieve a high level of proficiency in secretarial and administration skills.

What will you Study?

Legal Practice and Procedures 5N1394
Word Processing 5N1358
Work Experience 5N1356
Communications 5N0690
Information and Administration 5N1389
Text Production 5N1422
Audio Transcription 5N1549
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Medical Terminology 5N2428
Digital Marketing 5N1364
Work Placement
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
BBSSX 5M1997

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Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Law & Legal
Clerical & Administration
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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