Computer & Office Skills with ECDL

QQI Level 4 & 5 Minor Awards and ECDL

This one year full time course at QQI Level 4 is designed to equip VTOS students with a range of computer and office skills.

ICS Skills Certificate in ECDL European Computer Driving Licence:

  • Computer Essentials
  • Word Processing
  • Excel Spreadsheets
  • Powerpoint Presentations
  • IT Security
  • Access Databases
  • Online Essentials

QQI Level 4/5 in:

  • Business English  (4N1108)
  • General Office Skills  (4N1116)
  • Deskop Publishing  (5N0785)
  • Communications  (5N0690)
  • Mathematics (4N1987)
  • Data Entry (4N113)
  • Word Processing (4N1123)

Course content may be revised for educational or organisational reasons.

Shell McEvoy

Shell McEvoy“Having studied at Plunket College, I am now in my second year at DCU.  I am currently working towards gaining a double bachelors degree in Human Development and English Literature.  None of this would have been possible without the support of the teachers and friends I made while attending Plunket College”

No formal education or qualifications are required. A standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 3.

VTOS Eligibiliity.

  • You are aged 21 years or over and,
  • Currently in receipt of one of the following:
    • Jobseeker’s Benefit or Jobseeker’s Allowance or signing for credits for at least 6 months or
    • Getting One-Parent Family Payment, Disability Allowance, *Illness Benefit or *Invalidity Pension for at least 6 months or
    • Getting Blind Pension, Deserted Wife’s Allowance/Benefit, Widow’s, Widower’s or Surviving Civil Partner’s Contributory Pension, Widow’s, Widower’s or Surviving Civil Partner’s Non-Contributory Pension or Prisoner’s Wife’s Allowance for at least 6 months (conditions may apply in the case of these payments) or
    • A dependent spouse, civil partner or cohabitant of an eligible person
    • An adult who is in Direct Provision and is the holder of a permission to access the labour market.
    • A person who received statutory redundancy but who has not been in receipt of a qualifying payment for the required period.
    • Periods spent on FET training courses, Community Employment Schemes, Job Initiative, Youthreach programmes and time in prison can count towards the qualifying period.

* If you are claiming Illness Benefit or Invalidity Pension you will be required to apply to DEASP for permission to take your place on the course while retaining your payment.

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