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Information and Communications Technology

If you need to improve your computer skills along with mathematics and Communications this course is for you. If you have been out of the work force and out of Education and need to upskill this course is for you.

Pathway Course

  • Location
    Clash Road & Listowel & Killarney & Killorglin
  • Type
  • Duration
    38 weeks
  • Certification
    QQI Level 4
  • Fees
    No Fees
  • Start Date

What will I study?

  • Career Planning (4N1109)
  • Computer Applications (4N1112)
  • Desktop Publishing (4N1854)
  • Digital Media Technology (4N1858)
  • English And Communications Level 4 (4N0689)
  • English As A Second Language (4N1180)
  • Information Technology Skills (4N1125)
  • Mathematics (4N1987)
  • Web Design (4N1122)
  • Work Experience (4N1168)

*subject to change

Why should I do this course?

To prepare for

• Employment

Upskill or retrain to become relevant and competitive in today’s labour market. Develop and enhance workplace skills including computer skills, communication & presentation skills. Engage in personal development, to build your self-confidence and self-belief. Receive career guidance to explore and clarify your career interests and goals. Design your curriculum vitae, cover letter and enhance your interview technique.

• Further Education and Training (FET) or Third Level education,

Develop academic writing and study skills.

• IT is used in almost all working environments and a knowledge of IT is essential to participate in a vocational setting.

• Socially now people use IT to connect with family and friends all over the world.

• For older learners staying abreast of changing technologies is desirable to stay connected with a very rapid changing world, to be able to communicate with children and grandchildren.

What are the entry requirements?

  • Applicants must be 18+
  • Competent written and spoken English (CEFR Level B1 or higher)
  • Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland

What are the progression opportunities?

ICT QQI level 4 students may be eligible to progress to all of our QQI level 5 courses for progression. Furthermore, a QQI level 4 major award enables our learners to access many of our courses for employment that are professionally accredited.

Please note: each course has other entry requirements (outside of educational requirements) so please ensure that you meet all individual requirements.

Mature students may apply directly to Higher Education using their QQI level 4 major award.

To discuss the endless opportunities available to QQI Level 4 graduates, please contact our Admissions Office today!


There are no fees payable on this course. All materials and books are provided.
Learner payments may be available to some applicants.


QQI Level 4 Major Award Certificate in Information & Communications Technology Skills (4M0855)

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