QQI Level 5 (5M2067)
Warehousing Skills – FIT
This QQI Level 5 course is a FIT initiative for unemployed people to access training and pursue employment opportunities requiring skills in Information Communication Technology and Warehousing. The course also provides learners with development supports and progressions strategies to develop learners’ personal and professional skills. The award will enable the learner to work independently and under supervision in a warehousing environment, and/or to progress to further and/or higher education and training.
|The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to communicate verbally and non-verbally in standard everyday tasks and in work-related tasks, operating independently while under general direction.|
|The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to participate in the workplace for a limited time, carrying out work-related tasks independently while under general direction.|
|Information and Communication Systems||5N1952|
|The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge,skill and competence in a range of information and communication systems to enable the learner to use information and communications systems,effectively within a range of contexts|
|The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to create and modify databases under limited supervision.|
|The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to create and modify spreadsheets under supervision, using common spreadsheet features.|
|Safety and Health at Work||5N1794|
|The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to promote and maintain safety and health in the working environment.|
|This programme module aims to explore with the learner the knowledge and skills required to work effectively, safely and legally within the warehousing,storage and logistic trade sectors.|
|The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to use a word processing application to produce documents in a variety of contexts to a mailable or publishable standard whilst working autonomously and under general direction|
QQI Level 5 certificate in Information Processing (5M2067), Safe Pass, Forklift truck certification, FIT Certificate
Priority will be given to long term unemployed applicants aged 21 or over and in receipt of a social welfare payment with no qualification higher than QQI Level 4. Otherwise, LCA, Leaving Certificate or equivalent.
Holders of the full QQI Award at Level 5 can progress to a range of Level 6, 7/8 options as follows:
Cork Institute of Technology: Year 1 Business Studies (CR021) or Business Administration (CR022) University College Cork: College of Arts, Celtic Studies, e.g. Digital Humanities & Information Technology (CK118) Other Further Education Colleges: e.g. St John’s Central College: Computers & eBusiness etc.
Student Services €150, Government Levy €200 (Medical card holders exempt), QQI Exam fees €50 (Medical card holders exempt), Materials €10 Total: €410 (€160 with Medical Card)
Graduates of the Warehousing Skills programme have progressed onto a number of different roles that have utilised both their IT and warehousing skills. Warehousing operatives are responsible for receiving, storing, recording and shipping merchandise
For information and application contact FIT at their Cork office on 021-2307088 or lo-call on