Information Technology - 4N1125

The aim of this course is to provide Learners with the knowledge, skills and competence to explain a range of information technology concepts and terminology; describe the impact of information technology on personal and working life, to navigate internet sites, manage files and folders, create and management a personal email account and develop their skills in data entry and word processing.

What will I learn?

The purpose of this module is to provide learners with an understanding of the computer system and its environment. It covers basic computer terminology associated with computer concepts,  hardware and software. It also provides practical experience in data entry skills, word processing, file management and the use of email and the Internet.

  • Classroom-based, face-to-face 'Live Tutor instruction/in a classroom/and online class environment.

  • Workplace learning.

  • Blended learning (hybrid model where a portion of learning is classroom-based and a portion of which is online learning.   

  • During Covid-19 Restrictions all classes are 'Live' Online scheduled weekly classes.

Entry requirements

QQI Level 3 Certificate, or equivalent life/work experience.  It is expected that you will have a range of learning styles, strengths and needs related to the programme and have the capacity to take responsibility for your own learning within the managed classroom and online environment, provided by Lir Business Services & Training Centre.

A competency test may be carried out for English language and literacy and/or computer skills to ensure that you have the skills necessary to complete the programme.

Certification and Assessment

QQI 4N1125 Information Technology Component Certificate

Learner Progression: Learners who successfully complete this module may use the associated credits towards a relevant Major Award.

When can I start?

See Lir Course Schedule


Blended/Online (See Virtual Learning Schedule) or Classroom Attendance: 10 x 3 hour classes

Course Fee
  • Course fee: see Lir Course Schedule or phone Lir Reception (044) 934 2754 for a quote..

  • Payment: 1) in full, or 2) flexi-payments, 3) funding, 4) in-company - separate quote

  • You may qualify for funding by contacting your local Intreo/DSP Office.

Payment Options

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