To address the identified training needs of people with disabilities who are experiencing exclusion and labour market disadvantage by providing learner-focussed training and related services to assist the learner to achieve a nationally recognised qualification, which will aid progression to further training and/or education and employment.


  • Education: No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 3 when accessing a Level 4 programme.
  • Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
  • Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.


Title Award Awarding Body
Business English Business English (4N1108) QQI
English And Communications Level 4 Communications (4N0689) QQI
General Offic E Skills General Office Skills (4N1116) QQI


Learners will have acquired the knowledge skills and competencies in the theory and practice in this vocational area.