Earn a QQI Level 5 Award in Communications!

We’re currently taking names for our QQI Level 5 award in Communications!

Enhance your CV with an internationally recognised qualification and the practical skills that employers across all sectors look for in potential employees!

This ten week course will equip learners with the means to:

Analyse a range of current issues in communications
and information technology.

Summarise in practical terms the elements of
legislation that must be observed in a personal
and/or work context, to include health, safety and
welfare at work and communications-related

Use appropriate non-verbal and visual
communication in personal and work-related
settings, to include one-to-one, in a group/team, and
in formal and informal interaction.


Demonstrate verbal skills appropriate to working
under general direction, to include making a case
and presenting a point of view in group discussion,
formal meetings & interviews.

Demonstrate listening skills appropriate to working
under general direction, to include making eye
contact, receiving and interpreting information,
control of personal response.

Use reading techniques appropriate to a task, to
include skimming, obtaining an overview, identifying
key points, critical evaluation, in depth analysis.

Critique information from a range of complex written
material, to include technical/vocational, personal,
literary, and written and visual media texts.

Research a relevant vocational topic, to include use
of primary and secondary sources, acknowledgement
of sources, use of enquiry techniques and methods
to establish validity and reliability.

Use drafting, proofreading and editing skills to write a
range of documents that follow the conventions of
language usage (spelling, punctuation, syntax), to
include creative writing, business proposals,
correspondence, reports, memoranda, minutes,

Demonstrate communications styles and techniques
relevant to different situations in work and leisure, to
include one-to-one and group contexts in
conversation, interview, oral presentation, question
and answer session and for the purposes of
persuading, advocacy and informing.

Choose the appropriate communications technology
to give and receive requests, instructions,
suggestions, discussion and feedback in both work
and leisure, to include a rationale for choosing one
technology over another in different contexts and for
different messages.

Enquire or enrol today! Call the Noreside Centre Kilkenny on (056) 7762146, email noresideeducationcentre@gmail.com OR call into our reception on Dean Street, Kilkenny!