Computer Skills for Learning and Employment (VTOS) | VTOS1

Course modules

4N1125 Information Technology Skills
4N1123 Word Processing
4N1120 Spreadsheet Methods
4N1115 Database Methods
4N1113 Data Entry

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Course Information

The aim of this course is to provide students with the necessary skills and qualifications to be proficient with a computer. The course is suitable for people who wish to improve their computer skills and progress to further education and training and/or employment.


On completion of this course students can progress to a QQI level 5 course under the VTOS programme. Students can choose between Business, Childcare, Healthcare and Beauty Therapy. Students can also apply for employment opportunities based on their qualifications on successful completion of the course.

Entry Requirements

To ensure that you are offered a place on a course which is at the right level for you and appropriate to your learning needs all applicants are assessed prior to placement on the course. A high level of English language and basic IT skills are required for the course.


QQI Level 4 Component Awards


On  attendance is required/scheduled:  Monday to Friday, 9:15 to 14:15.

Work Experience Placement?

There is no work placement requirement  for this course.


This course is funded under VTOS funding. In order to be eligible, applicants must be:

  • 21 or over the first day the course starts
  • in receipt of a Social Protection Payment for 6 months (156 days) immediately prior to starting the course.
  • Please see the VTOS ‘Am I Eligible?’ section of FAQs for a list of qualifying social protection payments.


This course is a blended learning course which takes place Castlemill Education Centre in Balbriggan.