Access to Education and Training (QQI Level 4) - Full Time
This full-time programme presents the learner with the opportunities to develop their skills to pursue a range of employment possibilities. It can allow the learner to progress to Further Education and Training. The course provides the learner with a choice of three streams of study, which include either an Introduction to Healthcare Support, Introduction to Office Administration or an Introduction to Applied Social Studies.
- A minimum of QQI Level 3 in Junior Cert English and Maths (Ordinary Level)
- Word Processing QQI Level 3 or be able to provide a working knowledge of English and Maths
- Satisfactory interview process
- Completion of the BKSB Online Assessment in Maths and English
|Communications||Level 4 - Communications||QQI|
|Mathematics||Level 4 - Mathematics||QQI|
|Mathematics||Level 3 - Mathematics||QQI|
|Information Technology Skills (ITS)||Level 4 - IT Skills||QQI|
|Work Experience||Level 4 - Work Experience||QQI|
|Personal Effectiveness||Level 4 - Personal Effectiveness||QQI|
|Customer Service||Level 4 - Customer Service||QQI|
|Bookkeeping and Accounts||Level 4 - Bookkeeping and Accounts||QQI|
|Introduction to Healthcare Support||Level 4 -Introduction to Healthcare Support||QQI|
|Introduction to Applied Social Studies||Level 4 - Introduction to Applied Social Studies||QQI|
|Introduction to Office Administration||Level 4 -Introduction to Office Administration||QQI|
*Subject to change*
This is a 1 year full time PLC course.
On successfully completing the programme learners will be in a good position to progress onto further education courses offered from within the Centre. These include a choice of either Healthcare Support Level 5 – 5M4339, Office Administration Level 5 – 5M1997 and Applied Social Studies Level 5 – 5M2181.
This area of study will enhance the learners career and educational and training opportunities.
This course is offered free to learners.
*Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board reserves the right to refuse course admission and/or completion.
Certificate (QQI Level 4)
Start Date September 2022
End Date June 20023
- Study Room
- Free Parking
- Disabled Parking
Centre Opening Times
Read what our past students have to say about their experience with Portarlington Further Education and Training Centre
After successfully completing the first year of course I was lucky enough to get work experience, as an Accounts Assistant.”