Clerical, Medical and Legal Administration

Course Aim

This specialised certificate is designed to assist the learner with gaining direct employment to administrative roles within the public and private sectors, including roles in medical and legal practices. This certificate can also be used to gain entry to third level degree courses in Universities and IoT’s.


Course Modules

  • Legal Practice & Procedures
  • Medical Terminology
  • Information and Administration
  • Audio Transcription
  • Word Processing
  • Payroll Manual & Computerised
  • Reception and Frontline Office Skills
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Text Production



5M1997 QQI Level 5 Office Administration


Entry Requirements

All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.

Higher Education

UCD | Humanities | Level 8

NUI Maynooth | Finance | Level 8

TU Dublin | Law and Business | Level 8

NUI Galway | Commerce | Level 8

Athlone IT | Business and Law | Level 8

UCC |Criminology | Level 8


Career Opportunities & Progression Routes

The course will allow successful candidates to seek employment in various roles including:

Hospitals | Medical Practices | Legal Practices | Accounts and Payroll Departments | Property Management | | Banking and Insurance Practices | Pharmacies | Personal Assistants Roles |


 A Public Sector Clerical Officer starting salary is approx. €24k

Student Services Costs: €200

Government Levy (PPC): €200

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):

  • Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
  • Those who are eligible under the student grant scheme
  • Those in receipt of the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA)


QQI Certification Charge:

  • QQI Level 5 €50
  • QQI Level 6 €80


Fees charged by professional bodies - These will be outlined under Additional fees for applicable courses.

Additional costs which may include: Books, uniforms, equipment and trips.



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