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Entry Requirements

QQI Level 5 in a business/office administration area or appropriate work experience.

For mature students, work experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.

Suitability for this course will be assessed at interview

1 Year Full time - Mornings and Two Afternoons

QQI Level 6 – Certificate in Administration – Code 6M5013

About the course


The course offers a challenging and rewarding programme which gives the student an opportunity to expand their knowledge, understanding and skills in business, computing and financial areas.

Modules include

  • Administration Practice
  • Team Leadership
  • Spreadsheets
  • Word Processing
  • Payroll – Manual and Computerised
  • Accounts/Text Production
  • Work Experience

One module may be carried from Level 5

Work Experience

Two weeks work experience is incorporated into this course. 

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities exist in the areas of administration, marketing and finance in a supervisory capacity. Key attributes required for the role of Senior Administrator include a high degree of initiative, confidence and attention to detail. Excellent computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite are essential.


Graduates who have successfully completed this course may be eligible for Advanced Progression procedures to year two of Higher Certificate/Degree Programmes in DIT and other institutes.

Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands


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