Higher Certificate in Business in Office Administration

  • NFQ Level 6
  • Points Required AQA*
  • Course Code SG105
  • Award Higher Certificate
  • Duration 2

Course Summary

Next Intake September 2021

This course will prepare you for the full range of office administration roles and responsibilities – written and verbal communication with clients; organisational support and conference planning. You could find yourself as the public face of your business, meeting and greeting clients, employees and visitors. This course will equip you with the skills to perform these important client-facing roles. 

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for CAO 2020 courses at ITSligo are available for download below:

Career Opportunities

Graduates have taken up employment in the following roles: clerical assistant; secretary/receptionist; financial assistant; bank official; business manager; office manager and customer care officer.

Course Format

Semester 1

TitleCredits
Financial Accounting 105
Introduction to Computer and Text Processing 105
Personal Learning and Development05
Business Mathematics 105
Introduction to Management05
Organisational Behaviour 1 [E]05
Politics for Business Students - Change and Transformation in Modern Ireland [E]05
French Beginners Level 1 Semester 1 [E]05
French Post Leaving Cert Level 1 Semester 1 [E]05
German Beginners Level 1 Semester 1 [E]05
German Post Leaving Cert Level 1 Semester 1 [E]05
Spanish Beginners Level 1 Semester 1 [E]05
Spanish Post Leaving Cert Level 1 Semester 1 [E]05

Semester 2

TitleCredits
Intermediate Business Technology05
Teamwork and Creativity05
Introduction to Computer and Text Processing 205
Business Mathematics 205
Accounting and Payroll Software [E]05
Financial Accounting 2 [E]05
Business and Society in Contemporary Ireland [E]05
Organisational Behaviour 2 [E]05
French Beginners Level 1 Semester 2 [E]05
French Post Leaving Cert Level 1 Semester 2 [E]05
German Beginners Level 1 Semester 2 [E]05
German Post Leaving Cert Level 1 Semester 2 [E]05
Spanish Beginners Level 1 Semester 2 [E]05
Spanish Post-Leaving Certificate Level 1 Semester 2 [E]05

Semester 3

TitleCredits
Management Accounting 105
Marketing for Administrators05
Intermediate Computer and Text Processing 105
Business Law 105
Digital Marketing05
Business Management 1 [E]05
European Studies  [E]05
French Beginners Level 2 Semester 1 [E]05
French Post Leaving Cert Level 2 Semester 1 [E]05
German Beginners Level 2 Semester 1  [E]05
German Post Leaving Cert Level 2 Semester 1 [E]05
Spanish Beginners Level 2 Semester 1 [E]05
Spanish Post-Leaving Certificate Level 2 Semester 1 [E]05

Semester 4

TitleCredits
Management Accounting 205
Advanced Business Technology 05
Administrative Office Management05
Intermediate Computer and Text Processing 205
Business Law 205
Business Management 2 [E]05
European Union Policies and Institutions [E]05
French Beginners Level 2 Semester 2  [E]05
French Post Leaving Cert Level 2 Semester 2 [E]05
German Beginners Level 2 Semester 2  [E]05
German Post Leaving Cert Level 2 Semester 2 [E]05
Spanish Beginners Level 2 Semester 2 [E]05
Spanish Post-Leaving Certificate Level 2 Semester 2 [E]05

[E] = Elective Module. Modules subject to availability.