Start Date: Wednesday, 9th October 2024


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The aim of this course is to provide learners with an understanding of common computer applications and enable them to develop skills in Database, Spreadsheets and computer graphics.  Learns will acquire key administration skills.

Course Content:

  • Identify uses for Database
  • Create a Database to include: enter/edit data; add/delete records; add/delete fields; browse query and sort.
  • Identify uses for Spreadsheet
  • Create a spreadsheet to include both numeric and character data
  • Edit a spreadsheet to include insert/delete rows and columns, formatting, use formalae and functions to include mathematical operators, SUM and AVERAGE functions
  • Create a drawing using a graphics software to include clipart, shapes, colour, size and text
  • Modify and print drawing.

Preferred entry level and entry requirements

Level 3 Certificate, Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experience.

English Language Requirements

Learners whose first language is not English must show that they meet a certain standard of English language proficiency.

This can be proven through any one of the following methods:

  • Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Level B2 or higher
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Minimum overall band score of 6
  • Successful completion of a qualification at an equivalent level through the medium of English

Recognition of Prior Learning

Prior learning can only be applied to gain admission to a programme and does not allow learners the opportunity to skip individual modules.

Transfer and Progression

Information and guidance is available to all learners on potential transfer and progression pathways.

Protection for Enrolled Learners is not required as this course is less than 3 months in duration.