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Computer Training - Applied

Course Code(s):  5M2102
QQI Award Code:  5M2102 Business Studies
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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St. John's Central College

St. John's Central College
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2102
QQI Award Code 5M2102 Business Studies
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

The Applied Computer Training Course for young parents (aged 17-25, in receipt of One-Parent Family Payment) is now updated with new subjects introduced to accommodate the needs of students, employers and third level colleges.

The course content concentrates on the practical computer skills and general administration skills required to work in a modern business or office environment. Educational, career and personal guidance is a strong feature of the course and students are given all the support they need to make informed decisions regarding their future career and life choices.

What will you Study?

Occupational First Aid 5N1207
Database Methods 5N0783
Business Administration Skills 5N1610
Word Processing 5N1358
Marketing Practice 5N1400
Payroll Manual and Computerised 5N1546
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
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
BBSXX 5M2102

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Network Administrator   Web Editor  
Database Administrator   Multimedia Designer  
Multimedia Technical Manager   App Developer - Android /iOS  
Technical Sales Representative   IT Consultant  
IT Salesperson   Technical Architect - Data  
Computer Systems Analyst   Computer Scientist  
Computer Programmer   IT Security Specialist  
Forensic Computer Analyst   Games Tester  
Computer Systems Technician   Software Engineer  
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist   Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Technician  
Computer Hardware Engineer   IT Manager  
IT Project Manager   Data Analyst  
Test Lead - Software   Games Programmer  
Software Developer / Architect   Computer System Administrator  
Big Data Specialist   Software Localisation Engineer / Tester  
Computer / IT Support Specialist   Data Virtualisation / Cloud Specialist  
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Community Education Officer   Careers Adviser  
Guidance Counsellor - Adult Education   Linguist  
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Related Career Sectors

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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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