Technology QQI Level 4 (ICT Skills) | 4M0855

Course modules

4N1125 Information Technology Skills
4N1112 Computer Applications
4N1123 Word Processing
4N1854 Desktop Publishing
4N1168 Work Experience
4N0689 Communications
4N1131 Personal & Interpersonal Development
Applications for this course are currently closed. We hope to start this course again in the coming months. You can express your interest in this course, and receive email updates when applications for it open again.
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Rebecca Rudden (Information Officer, Swords)
Email: Phone: (01) 840 8946
Kevin McCabe (Information Officer, Balbriggan)
Email: Phone (01) 841 7763

Course Information

This course will provide students with computer skills for those aiming to build their technology skills for employment and / or to progress onto further education / training. Study support is available.


Successful completion of the course will improve employment prospects in workplace sectors. It will also provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to progress on to further education / training.

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.


QQI Level 4M0855


This course is a part-time. There is an 80% class attendance requirement.

Work Experience Placement

Work experience is a core element of this award. Students will be required to complete 60 hours of work experience throughout the course, which they organise themselves. The placement can be in one or more workplaces and can be spread over a number of weeks / months.


This course is funded under the Back to Education Initiative (BTEI). To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be an early school leaver, and/or
  • be in receipt of a Social Protection payment, and/or
  • have a GP or Medical Card
  • Signing for Credits


This course takes place in Balbriggan  & Swords

*modules offered are subject to change