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Office Informatics

Course Code(s):  OIXX 5M18294
QQI Award Code:  5M18294 Office Informatics
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code OIXX 5M18294
QQI Award Code 5M18294 Office Informatics
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to receive, store, analyse, secure, research, generate, process and distribute information in a physical or virtual work environment using a range of contemporary communications tools in a variety of collaborative settings or to progress to further and/or higher education and training.

What will you Study?

The Internet
Database Methods
Spreadsheet Methods
Word Processing
Customer Services
Team Working
Work Experience
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
5M18294

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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Accounts Team Leader   Health & Safety Officer  
Data Protection Officer   Civil Service - Administrative Officer  
Civil Service - Executive Officer   Software Production Co-ordinator  
Network Administrator   Network Engineer  
Project Manager - Software Design   Web Editor  
Web Designer / Developer   Database Administrator  
Information Architect - IT   Multimedia Technical Manager  
Multimedia Designer   App Developer - Android /iOS  
Multimedia Project Manager   IT Consultant  
Information Systems Manager   Games Programmer  
IT Security Specialist   Technical Architect - Data  
Games Tester   Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Technician  
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist   Software Developer / Architect  
Computer Scientist   Test Lead - Software  
Big Data Specialist   Data Analyst  
IT Manager   Computer Hardware Engineer  
Software Engineer   Computer Systems Analyst  
Computer System Administrator   Computer Systems Technician  
Computer Programmer   Forensic Computer Analyst  
IT Project Manager   Software Localisation Engineer / Tester  
Data Change Agent   Data Virtualisation / Cloud Specialist  
Computer / IT Support Specialist   Computer Assembly Technician  
Computer Trainer / Instructor   Payroll Manager  
Archivist   Bi-lingual / Multi-lingual Secretary  
Front Office Junior Manager   Secretary  
Personal Assistant   Letting Agent / Landlord  
Wedding Planner   Bank Official  
Medical Secretary   Legal Executive  
Law Clerk   Pensions Adviser  
Customs Officers    

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.
Clerical & Administration
Computers & ICT
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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