Computer Studies (Information Processing) Level 5 (Course Code 5M2067)

  • Aims

    This full time course provides an intensive programme of education and computer training as preparation for computer related careers in a commercial environment. The course provides a solid foundation in computer studies and equips students with knowledge and expertise in a wide range of Computer Applications. Considerable emphasis is placed on practical work, which reflects current practice in industry and commerce. The course organisation provides for related work experience.

  • Further Educational Prospects

    On successful completion of this course, participants may progress to the Moate Business College Advanced Certificate in Business Computing. Also, students may progress to other Third Level Institutions through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme. Check the QQI links Scheme - and also the CAO website - computers

    Career Prospects

    This course provides the basis from which a student may further his/her studies or find employment as an Information Technology Assistant in the commercial area. There is a wide range of opportunities in the I.T. sector including:

    Technical Support
    Web/Internet Support
    Computer Operations
    Sales etc
    Building Societies
    Health Boards
    Civil Service Local Authority Offices

    Entry Requirements

    Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent, combined with an interest in Information Technology

Course content

Spreadsheets Methods
Database Methods
Word Processing
Information and Communication  Systems
Web Design
The Internet
Desktop Publishing
Work Placement


QQI Level 5 Certificate in Information Processing

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