Course Code: 5M1997

Course Delivery:

Online Learning


QQI Level 5 Office Administration Major Award - Subject to QQI Validation

Course Units

Code Module Level 5
5 Word Processing 5N1358
5 Information & Administration 5N1389
5 Text Production 5N1422
5 Communications 5N0690
5 Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
5 Work Experience 5N1356
5 Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised 5N1354
5 Payroll Manual & Computerised 5N1546


The major award will equip learners with a high standard of administrative, business, financial and essential IT skills for the modern office.

Modules include: Information and Administration, Text Production, Customer Service, Word Processing, Text Production, Work Experience, Spreadsheet Methods, Communications.

The Major Award in Office Administration will prepare you with a high standard of administrative, business, financial and essential IT skills for the modern office.

This course will?

✓ Qualify you to complete a complex array of administrative and technical tasks, in the most
accurate and timely manner as well as keeping the office running efficiently.

✓ Provide you with technical skills that will be required in a various administrative areas within
different industries such as: processing payroll, recording invoices, preparing documents, letters,
memos and document templates.

✓ Help you to improve soft skills such as providing effective customer service to various clients
and adapting communication to different stakeholders.

✓ Improve your confidence to manage your own workload and initiative to implement your own
strategies to perform daily tasks.

This course offers progression options for learners to programmes in Universities and Institutes of Technology.  Students who complete this major QQI award at Level 5 are eligible to apply through the CAO system for entry into participating courses in the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

Graduates go on to secure employment in administrative affairs within a range of service- related industries, including hotels, schools, hospitals, financial/accountancy practices and within the retail sector.

Course Fee Information:

Pay In Full – €895

Pay In Instalments – €995

(€150 deposit & 3 monthly instalments paid consecutively of €281.66 starting when the course begins)



SKU: N/A Category:

Entry Requirements:

No prior skills, knowledge or competence in the award subject matter will be required of the learner for successful entry to the programme; but learners will be expected to have a minimum of Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate standard of education or equivalent and/or experience.  Proficiency in English language is required, together with a strong interest in (subject).
Learners whose first language is not English will be required to provide proof of proficiency in the English language through satisfactory performance on an internationally recognised test (e.g. IELTS 5.5) or other similar English Language qualifications.

Progressive College are committed to providing equal access to education and equal opportunities for mature students (23 years +).  Mature applicants do not need to match school-leavers in terms of academic achievement, provided there is evidence of the ability to pursue and benefit from the course, but candidates must be 23 years of age or over on the 1st January of the year of entry to their programme of study.  Mature students must also have proficiency in the English language.

Assessment / Examinations:

Continuous Assessment

Alternative assessments are in place to facilitate students who are unable to find placement due to current L5 COVID19 restrictions.

Location & date:

Location Cut Off Starts Delivery
Nationwide Open for Enrolling Spring 2022 Recorded Classes & Live Webinars