Dun Laoghaire Further Education InstituteHuman Resources

Human Resources

South Dublin County
1 year
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI
September - May

Course description

People management skills, confidence when working with IT and a sound knowledge of employment law are essential to thrive in a Human Resources department. Students will learn to operate payroll software, resolve conflict and advise employees on industrial relations issues. This course will create diverse employment opportunities for graduates interested in directly entering the workplace. It will also give those interested in progression a solid springboard from which to advance to Third Level education.

Entry Requirements
One of the following:
Leaving Certificate
A Level 4 QQI Award
Mature applicants are welcome

Course Modules

  • Human Resources
  • Information and Administration
  • Word Processing
  • Text Production
  • Legal Practices and Procedure
  • Communications
  • Payroll
  • Bookkeeping
  • Work Experience
  • Spreadsheets
  • Audio Transcription
  • Digital Presentation Skills

Level 5 QQI Award Office Administration 5M1997

Additional Information
This course is supported by FIT, which offers students the opportunity to acquire essential skills to gain employment. Students are given training in job interview techniques and CV preparation.
Progression Opportunities
DFEi: Graduates may progress to the QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Office Administration and Management or the QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Management at DFEi.
Elsewhere: Graduates are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme to a range of higher certificate and degree programmes, at Universities, Institutes of Technology and Technological Universities.
Progression Examples
University College Dublin

  • BA Arts
  • BA Humanities
  • BSc Social Sciences
  • BSc Psychology

National University of Ireland Maynooth

  • Bachelor of Arts

National College of Ireland

  • BA in Human Resource Management

TU Dublin – City Campus (formerly DIT)

  • BSc in Human Resource Management

Career Paths
Graduates with a HR qualification are in demand by Irish employers. Graduates will be qualified for employment in HR departments within private sector and public sector organisations, large and small. Opportunities also exist for graduates to work in recruitment organisations.

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