Certificate in Secretarial Administration QQI Level 5

  • Award
  • QQI Level 5 Award 5M1997
  • One year (mornings only).

Course Aims

This course is designed to provide students with the necessary practical and interpersonal skills to work successfully in the administration/reception areas of small to large size business entities.

Please note: some courses may involve remote teaching next year depending on Covid and the instruction from the HSE.

Course Requirements

Leaving Cert standard of education
Mature Applicants welcome.
All applicants whose first language is not English will be tested at entry.
All applicants will be interviewed.

Course Modules

Customer Service
Information & Administration
Text production
Word Processing
Audio Transcription
Reception & Front Line Office
Spreadsheet Methods
Work Experience
Language (Optional)


QQI Level 5 Award 5M1997

Further/Higher Education Links

QQI Level 5 Award holders may progress to QQI Advanced Administration Certificate Level 6 - Business within Rathmines College. QQI Level 5 Award holders are eligible to apply to a wide variety of Higher Education Colleges - see www.cao.ie and www.qqi.ie.

Career Opportunities

Students who successfully complete this course are equipped to seek employment at administrative level in a range of busines environments.

Work experience

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

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