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Blended Online Major Award

All of the modules that create the 5M2468 Business Administration Major Award are available for the 5M1997 Office Administration Major Award.


So, are you ready to advance your career in Office Administration? The 5M1997 Office Administration Major Award offers a comprehensive QQI Certified qualification tailored for individuals aiming to excel in an office administration or office environment. Ideal for those who have completed their Leaving Certificate, are returning to work, or currently work in an office setting without a recognised certification above level 4, this programme significantly enhances your skills and qualifications.


Key aspects of the programme include:

  • Office Administration Skills: Master effective business administration, strategic planning, and project execution.

  • Bookkeeping and Payroll: Learn the intricacies of financial management, bookkeeping, and payroll systems.

  • Communications or Customer Service: Develop exceptional communication and customer service skills, which are crucial in today’s market.

  • Word Processing/Text Production and Spreadsheets: Focus on document creation, data manipulation, and data-driven decision-making.

  • Reception and Frontline Office Skills: Refine front desk and administrative skills for comprehensive support.

  • Additional Modules: Explore Digital Marketing, Medical Terminology, and Intercultural Studies for a personalised learning experience.


Dynamic Course Delivery:

The award utilises a blended learning approach, combining 'Live' Tutor Online modules, self-paced learning through the Lir eLearning Hub, and support from a dedicated tutor. Participants also receive a professionally designed CV to enhance their job prospects.


This QQI Certified Major Award comprises 8 modules and is perfect for those interested in working in a Business Administration/Office environment. Whether you have completed your Leaving Certificate, are returning to work, or are currently working without a recognised certification above level 4, this programme will help you gain the necessary skills and qualifications to excel.

Explore Your Future in Office Administration

Unlock your potential with our QQI certified 5M1997 Office Administration Major Award. Whether you prefer 'Live' Tutor online classes or self-paced learning with online Tutor support, our comprehensive program equips you with the knowledge, skills, and competence to excel in diverse office environments.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • Knowledge and Breadth: Master a wide array of administration practices, tools, and techniques essential for modern office settings.

  • Value and Systems: Understand the critical role of administration in professional organizations and the systems that support it.

  • Skills and Techniques: Evaluate and employ various administration skills to solve complex challenges efficiently.

  • Equipment Proficiency: Develop a broad skill set in using modern office equipment effectively.


    Competence and Role:

  • Contextual Performance: Execute administration tasks proficiently across diverse contexts, ensuring high-quality outputs.

  • Initiative and Responsibility: Take initiative and manage administrative responsibilities with adherence to timelines and objectives.


    Learning to Learn:

  • Self-Directed Learning: Take charge of your learning journey within a structured educational framework.

  • Insightful Reflection: Reflect on personal performance, identify strengths, and pinpoint areas for further development.


    Program Details:

  • Entry Requirements: Prior qualifications or relevant life and work experience equivalent to the preceding level of the National Framework of Qualifications.

  • Transfer and Progression: Seamless transition to related programs at the same or higher levels within the National Framework of Qualifications.


    Certification and Grading:

  • Grades Available: Pass, Merit, Distinction based on component achievements.

  • Credit Requirements: Total of 120 credits from specified components, including Information and Administration, Text Production, Word Processing, and elective modules in Communication, Payroll, Customer Service, Digital Marketing, Work Experience and more.

  • Contact Us:

    For more information about the programme and how it can benefit you, contact Lir Reception at (044) 9342754 and speak to a Lir Training Professional. This programme is covered by PEL (Protection for Enrolled Learners).


    This Major Award can lead to entry-level college degrees. Contact Lir Director of Training for more information or visit the CAO website.

    Start your journey towards a rewarding career in office administration. Enrol today and pave the way for future success!

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