Advanced Certificate in Office Administration and Management

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This one year course is designed to allow students to gain the hard and soft skills necessary to manage an administration department in any type of business/office environment.  Students will learn about the skills necessary to perform their own role to an excellent standard and to supervise others.

Students will receive specialist training in up to date Microsoft Office applications and office administration.  In addition, this course provides a range of core subjects which are essential to the understanding of business and office environments.  It is the ideal choice for those looking to progress directly to work at a high level role in administration/office management and also facilitates progression to Higher Education.

Entry Requirements
One of the following:

Level 5 QQI Award Office Administration or Business Studies
Other relevant Level 5 QQI Award
Proficiency in computer skills
Applications are welcome from learners with relevant experience in this area

Course Modules

  • Administration Practice
  • Customer Service
  • Personal and Professional
  • Development
  • Spreadsheets
  • Word Processing
  • Payroll
  • Supervisory Management
  • Database Methods
  • Module Information

Level 6 QQI Award Administration (6M5013)

Special Features
Students will have the option of undertaking an additional class in digital interactive documentation. Using the industry standard, Adobe Acrobat programme, a range of pdfs can be produced for either screen, web or print.

Interactive fillable forms and digital newsletters etc. featuring drop down menus interactive buttons, check boxes, digital signatures, attachments, security and audio comments are all covered. This is an extremely useful skill to have for document creation and management in today’s office environment.

Progression Opportunities
Graduates are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme to a range of higher certificate and degree programmes, at Universities, Institutes of Technology and Technological Universities.

Progression Examples

University College Dublin

  • BA Arts
  • BA Humanities
  • BSc Social Sciences
  • BSc Psychology

National University of Ireland Maynooth

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • BBS in Business and Management

National College of Ireland

  • BA in Human Resource Management

TU Dublin – City Campus (formerly DIT)

  • BSc in Human Resource Management – Advanced Entry into 2nd Year

The following techniques will be used to assess the knowledge and skills that students will have achieved on successful completion of modules:

  • Student Record
  • Collection of Work
  • Skills Demonstration
  • Assignment
  • Examination (written)
  • Project

Career Paths
Graduates may seek employment managing the administration departments of small and large businesses, medical practices, law firms and payroll/accounts departments in the public and private sectors.

DFEI partners with DAC Beachcroft, an international law firm, to provide work placements for students and guide them in finding their ideal jobs.

  • Course Type : QQI Level 6
  • Duration : 1 year
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