Part-Time Computer Courses

QQI Accredited BTEI (Back To Education Initiative) Programme

Our part-time programme is divided into two streams, a Beginners Computers course at QQI Level 3 and an Intermediate Computers course at QQI Level 4, and tuition is free to people or their spouses who are in receipt of a Social Welfare payment for both of these courses.

We also have a separate part time Design Skills and Digital Fabrication course and a Manual Bookkeeping and Computerised Accounts Level 5 course subject to numbers and demand.

Below are further details about our BTEI programme courses.

Beginners – Level 3 (September – May)

The course runs for four days a week (Mon-Thurs 10am- 12:30pm) for each module (usually 4 weeks) and covers the following :

  • Internet Skills
  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Communications
  • Computer Literacy
  • Maths

Completion of the course will lead to a QQI full award in Information and Communications Technology

Intermediate QQI – Level 4 (January – December)

Course runs Monday to Friday from 10am to 1pm (No classes during school holidays).

Each module listed below takes approximately 3 weeks to complete:

  • Information Technology Skills
  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Communications
  • Database Methods
  • Mathematics
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Work Experience
  • Web Design

Upon successful completion of all modules, learners will achieve a QQI Level 4 Major Award in Information and Communication Technology Skills.

 

Design Skills and Digital Fabrication  – Level 5

  • The History of Design.
  • Understanding and Interpreting Design Briefs.
  • The Concepts of Design Practice.
  • Material and Manufacturing Processes.
  • The Tools of Visualisation and Presentation.
  • 2D and 3D Computer Aided Design.
  • Digital Fabrication Tools and Fab Labs.

 

Applications for part-time courses are accepted throughout the year.

 

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Supported and funded by MSLETB