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QQI Level 4


group RTL trinity 2016

Course aim:

To provide a gentle return to adults who have left school early or who are out of education for a long time and who would like to improve their basic skills.

Course content:


  •  Communications (4N0689)
  •  Information Technology Skills (4N1125)
  •  Computer applications (4N1112)

And one of the following subject to availability;

  • Historical Studies (4N3306)
  •  General Office Skills (4N1116)
  •  Healthcare (4N3776)

Course Duration:

Part time two mornings per week

Entry Requirements:

Junior Certificate, FETAC Level 3. Mature learners with relevant life experience and good basic literacy skills.


QQI Level 4 Component Award.


Successful completion of the course will enable learners to improve on their basic skills and to progress to further study at QQI Level 5 in a wide range of vocational areas. Students who have successfully completed this course have gone on to complete QQI Level 5 major awards in Early Childhood Care and Education, Health Care Support, Business Studies with Computers, Beauty Therapy, Information Technology and other courses at Institutes of Further Education.

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