Life Skills with Computers

Course Description

A full time course which will provide students with a wide range of personal, computer and study skills in an empowering and non pressurised environment. This focus of the course is on helping students to recognise their strengths and develop the necessary skills to successfully progress to the next stage in Ireland’s framework of qualifications. It also provides a good knowledge of the modern workplace for return to employment.

Further Details

Qualification: QQI (FETAC) Level 5 Major Award (120 credits)
Course Code: 5M3114
Day(s): Monday – Friday
Location: CTI Senior College, Clonmel
Type: Full Time
Duration: 1 academic year
Start Date: September 2018

Course Content:

  • Research and Study Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Work Experience
  • Word Processing
  • Information Technology Skills
  • Database Methods
  • Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised
  • Desktop Publishing

Entry Requirements:

  • Successful performance at interview
  • Leaving Certificate (traditional or applied)
  • Other qualification at NFQ Level 4 (e.g. QQI Level 4 Award)
  • Mature students with appropriate vocational experiences

Work Experience Placement

Work Experience Placement is an integral part of this course. Students must obtain at least 10 days Work Experience for the academic year in a relevant business environment.

How to Apply:

Applications are now being accepted for September 2018. Click on the link below to apply: Apply Here


This award facilitates entry on a competitive basis to a range of third level institutions nationwide leading to awards at the next or higher levels of the National Framework of Qualifications. Career prospects include: Customer Service, Administration, Sales, Store Assistant, Data Entry, Call Centre etc.


Open for Applications

Contact Details

Name: Maura Barry, Course Coordinator
Tel: (052) 612 6269 

N.B.: Due to ongoing developments in QQI awards, names and content are subject to change.