Computer Applications and Mobile Technologies Level 5

Computer Applications and Mobile Technologies Level 5

About The Course

1 Year Full Time Computing Course
QQI Level 5

If you wish to enter the IT workforce, this course will introduce you to a range of computer applications. At the end of the course, you will be confident and proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel and Access. You will also learn how to design and produce both web pages and mobile applications using a range of software tools including those from the Adobe suite such as Adobe XD and Dreamweaver.

Over 80% of your time will be spent on the computer. This course will enhance your skills and knowledge to prepare you for entry level in the world of work in areas such as administration, sales, of-fice/secretarial work and technical support. This course will also enable you to progress to further or higher education.

Course Coordinator: Fionnuala Lynch

  • Word Processing
  • The Internet
  • Web Authoring
  • Spreadsheets
  • Database Methods
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Information and Communications Systems
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Course content may be revised for educational or organisational reasons.


QQI Information Processing 5M2067

Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate: O6/H7 in 5 subjects
Leaving Certificate Applied
QQI Level 4
Equivalent qualifications will be accepted

Mature Applicants
Mature applicants who have relevant industry experience and may not meet the above requirements are welcome to apply.

Progression and Career Prospects

QQI 5M2067 Information Processing major award may be used to apply to a huge range of courses in the CAO via the Higher Education Links Scheme leading to a career in areas such as software design, project management and digital media.

Courses include:

Maynooth University, Arts – Computer Science

TUS Athlone, Computer Engineering

TUD, Computer Engineering in Mobile Systems

DCU, Computer Science

SETU Carlow, Computing – Applications or Programming

NCI – Computing


Technology is one of the key drivers of change and improved digital skills will be vital for Ireland’s future
Ireland’s National Skills Strategy 2025 – Department of Education and Skills