Office Skills

QQI Level 4 course | Office and language skills | Central Location | Small class sizes | Ideal preparation for Level 5

Office Skills

This course covers Office Skills at Level 4 with English and develops a solid foundation in IT skills. It will allow the learners to move on to do a variety of QQI Level 5 courses in Rathmines College including Business – Finance or IT, Office Administration, Marketing, Legal Studies  and Computer Programming (if they demonstrate an aptitude for Maths).

Office Skills is a part-time Back to Education Initiative Programme (BTEI) which allows learners to get good Office Skills with English.

Key Information
QQI Level 4 | 4M2070
1 Year
Part time
QQI Level 4 4M2070
September - May
Course requirements


  • Mature and young applicants welcome.
  • All applicants whose first language is not English will be tested at entry.
  • Use of a computer / laptop and Wi-Fi is desirable
Course modules
  • Business English
  • General Office Skills
  • Functional Maths
  • Customer Service
  • Reception Skills
  • Communications
  • Work Experience/Career Planning
  • Word Processing
  • English as a Second Language (for applicants whose first Language is not English)
Education Progression

QQI Level 4 award holders may progress within Rathmines College to our QQI Level 5 courses

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Work Experience

Work experience is an essential part of all our programmes. The College assists students in finding suitable work placements and monitors and assesses their performance in the work place.


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