Guide to your Level

Level 1

  • I’m learning how to spell and use numbers. If you’re like me, pick a Level 1 course.

Level 2

  • I find it hard to write full sentences and it takes me a while to read things. If you’re like me, pick a Level 2 course.

Preparing for Level 3

  • I can read full sentences and am quite good with numbers, but I would like to brush up on my skills before trying Level 3. If you're like me, click the Preparing for Level 3 button.

Level 3

  • I can write short sentences and read a little. I would like to brush up my skills and get a Level 3 certificate. If you’re like me, pick a Level 3 course.

Level 4

  • I have a full Level 3 or Junior Certificate already, but I'd like to learn more. If you're like me, click the Level 4 button.

Pick a Course

Major Awards
Level 2 Certificate in General Learning
Level 2 Certificate in General Learning

This is a level 2 course focusing key skills in reading, writing, maths and technology. There are six subjects in this course, Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, Pattern and Relationship, Using Technology and Personal Decision Making. You will receive a Level 2 Minor Award from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) for each subject you successfully complete. Once you have finished all six subjects successfully, you will receive a Level 2 Major Award in General Learning from QQI.This video will guide you on how to get started.

To find out more about the QQI award see Award Specification for Level 2 Major Award in General Learning

Level 3 Certificate in General Learning

This is a level 3 course focusing key skill in maths, reading, writing and information technology. There are six subjects in this course, Communications, Career Preparation, Mathematics, Computer Literacy, Internet Skills and Personal Effectiveness.

You will receive a Level 3 Minor Award from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) for each subject you successfully complete. Once you have finished all six subjects successfully, you will receive a Level 3 Major Award in General Learning from QQI. This video will guide you on how to get started.

To find out more about this award see QQI’s Award Specification for Level 3 General Learning.

Level 3 Certificate in Employability Skills
Level 3 Certificate in Employability Skills

This is a level 3 course focusing on the key skills required in maths, reading, writing and information technology to get ready for employment. There are six subjects in this course, Mathematics, Computer Literacy, Personal and Interpersonal Skills, Communications, Career Preparation and Personal Effectiveness.

You will receive a Level 3 Minor Award from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) for each subject you successfully complete. Once you have finished all six subjects successfully, you will receive a Level 3 Major Award in Employability Skills from QQI. This video will guide you on how to get started.

To find out more about this award see QQI’s Award Specification for Level 3 Employability Skills.

Level 3 Certificate in Information and Communication Technologies
Level 3 Certificate in Information and Communication Technologies

This is a level 3 course focusing on the key technical, maths, communications and reading and writing skills required in information and communication technologies. There are six subjects in this course, Mathematics, Computer Literacy, Internet Skills, Communications, Personal Effectiveness and Digital Media.

You will receive a Level 3 Minor Award from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) for each subject you successfully complete. Once you have finished all six subjects successfully, you will receive a Level 3 Major Award in Information and Communication Technologies from QQI. This video will guide you on how to get started.

To find out more about this award see QQI’s Award Specification for Level 3 Information and Communication Technologies.

Short Courses
Preparing for Level 3 Writing
Preparing for Level 3 Writing

This course will help develop skills in writing. It will help people in particular who have completed a level 2 Major Award and want to prepare for a Level 3 Major Award in Communications. Please note you cannot get a QQI award on this course but you can get a NALA certificate upon completion of the course.

Preparing for Level 3 Reading
Preparing for Level 3 Reading

This course will help develop skills in reading. It will help people in particular who have completed a level 2 Major Award and want to prepare for a Level 3 Major Award in Communications. Please note you cannot get a QQI award on this course but you can get a NALA certificate upon completion of the course.

Preparing for Level 3 Problem solving
Preparing for Level 3 Problem solving

This course will help develop skills in problem solving. It will help people in particular who have completed a level 2 Major Award and want to prepare for a Level 3 Major Award in Maths. Please note you cannot get a QQI award on this course but you can get a NALA certificate upon completion of the course.

Preparing for Level 3 Measurement
Preparing for Level 3 Measurement

This course will help develop skills in measurement and capacity. It will help people in particular who have completed a level 2 Major Award and want to prepare for a Level 3 Major Award in Maths. Please note you cannot get a QQI award on this course but you can get a NALA certificate upon completion of the course.

Preparing for Level 3 Algebra
Preparing for Level 3 Algebra

This course well help develop skills in algebra. It will help people in particular who have completed a level 2 Major Award and want to prepare for a Level 3 Major Award in Maths. Please note you cannot get a QQI award on this course but you can get a NALA certificate upon completion of the course.

Preparing for Level 3 Numbers
Preparing for Level 3 Numbers

This course will develop skills in using and understanding different types of numbers such as integers and real numbers. It will help people in particular who have completed a level 2 Major Award and want to prepare for a Level 3 Major Award in Maths. Please note you cannot get a QQI award on this course but you can get a NALA certificate upon completion of the course.

Level 1 Setting learning goals

This is a level 1 course that will help you develop your skills in setting goals for learning. Once you are finished the course you will receive a Certificate of completion from NALA. This video will guide you on how to get started.

Level 1 Listening and speaking

This is a level 1 course that will help you develop your skills in listening and speaking. Once you are finished the course you will receive a Certificate of completion from NALA. This video will guide you on how to get started.

Level 1 Problem solving

This is a level 1 course that will help you develop your skills in solving basic everyday problems. Once you are finished the course you will receive a Certificate of completion from NALA. This video will guide you on how to get started.

Level 1 Shape and space

This is a Level 1 maths course that will help you develop your skills in recognising basic shapes in everyday life. Once you are finished the course you will receive a Certificate of completion from NALA. This video will guide you on how to get started.

Level 1 Pattern and Relationship

This is a level 1 maths course that will help you develop your skills in recognising, sorting and completing patterns. Once you are finished the course you will receive a Certificate of completion from NALA. This video will guide you on how to get started.

Level 1 Personal Decision Making

This is a level 1 course that will help you develop your skills in making personal decision. Once you are finished the course you will receive a Certificate of completion from NALA. This video will guide you on how to get started.

Level 1 Data Handling

This is a level 1 course that will help you develop your skills in using data in everyday life. Once you are finished the course you can print out a Certificate of completion from NALA. This video will guide you on how to get started.

Level 1 Computer Skills

This is a level 1 computer skills course that will help you develop your skills in using a personal computer. Once you are finished the course you can print out a Certificate of completion from NALA. This video will guide you on how to get started.

Level 1 Using Technology

This is a level 1 course that will help you develop your skills in using technology in everyday life. Once you are finished the course you can print out a Certificate of completion from NALA. This video will guide you on how to get started.

Level 1 Writing

This is a Level 1 writing course that will help you develop your skills in writing everyday words. Once you are finished the course you will receive a Certificate of completion from NALA. This video will guide you on how to get started.

Level 1 Reading
Level 1 Reading

This is a level 1 reading course that will help you develop your skills in reading everyday material. Once you are finished the course you will receive a Certificate of completion from NALA. This video will guide you on how to get started.

Level 1 Quantity and Number

This is a level 1 maths course that will help you develop your number skills in recognising numbers, counting things, comparing things and adding numbers. Once you are finished the course you will receive a Certificate of completion from NALA. This video will guide you on how to get started.

Level 2 Reading
Level 2 Reading

This is a level 2 reading course that will help you develop your skills in reading everyday material. Once you are finished the course you can take an assessment to achieve a level 2 Minor Award Certificate in Reading from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). This video will guide you on how to get started.

To find out more about the QQI award see Award Specification for Level 2 Reading.

 

Level 2 Quantity and Number
Level 2 Quantity and Number

This is a level 2 maths course that will help you develop skills in quantities and key maths operations. Once you are finished the course you can take an assessment to achieve a level 2 Minor Award Certificate in Quantity and Number from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). This video will guide you on how to get started.

To find out more about the QQI award see Award Specification for Level 2 Quantity and Number.

Level 2 Pattern and Relationship
Level 2 Pattern and Relationship

This is a level 2 maths course focusing on patterns and relationships. Once you are finished the course you can take an assessment to achieve a level 2 Minor Award Certificate in Pattern and Relatioship from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). This video will guide you on how to get started.

To find out more about the QQI award see Award Specification for Level 2 Pattern and Relationship.

Level 2 Writing
Level 2 Writing

This is a level 2 writing course that will help you build your skills in personally meaningful writing tasks. Once you are finished the course you can take an assessment to achieve a level 2 Minor Award Certificate in Writing from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). This video will guide you on how to get started.

To find out more about the QQI award see Award Specification for Level 2 Writing.

Level 2 Using Technology
Level 2 Using Technology

This is a level 2 course that will help you to recognise how technology is used in every day life. Once you are finished the course you can take an assessment to achieve a level 2 Minor Award Certificate in Using Technology from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). This video will guide you on how to get started.

To find out more about the QQI award see Award Specification for Level 2 Using Technology.

Level 2 Personal Decision Making
Level 2 Personal Decision Making

This is a level 2 course focusing on the skills involved in making personal decisions. Once you are finished the course you can take an assessment to achieve a level 2 Minor Award Certificate in Personal Decision Making from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). This video will guide you on how to get started.

To find out more about the QQI award see Award Specification for Level 2 Personal Decision Making.

Level 2 Listening and Speaking
Level 2 Listening and Speaking

This is a level 2 course focusing on listening and speaking skills. Once you are finished the course you can take an assessment to achieve a level 2 Minor Award Certificate in Listening and Speaking from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). This video will guide you on how to get started.

To find out more about the QQI award see Award Specification for Level 2 Listening and Speaking

Level 2 Setting Learning Goals
Level 2 Setting Learning Goals

This is a level 2 course that will help you develop your skills in goal setting. Once you are finished the course you can take an assessment to achieve a level 2 Minor Award Certificate in Setting Learning Goals from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). This video will guide you on how to get started.

To find out more about the QQI award see Award Specification for Level 2 Setting Learning Goals.

 

Level 3 Communications
Level 3 Communications

This is a level 3 course that will help you develop your communications skills for a range of situations including social, public, one-to-one and the workplace. Once you are finished the course you can take an assessment to achieve a level 3 Minor Award Certificate in Communications from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). This video will guide you on how to get started.

To find out more about the QQI award see Award Specification for Level 3 Communications.

Level 3 Mathematics
Level 3 Mathematics

This is a level 3 Maths course. Once you are finished the course you can take an assessment to achieve a level 3 Minor Award Certificate in Mathematics from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). This video will guide you on how to get started.

This course will lead to certification with QQI. To find out more about the QQI award see: Award Specification for Level 3 Mathematics

Level 3 Career Preparation
Level 3 Career Preparation

This is a level 3 course that will help you prepare for your career. Once you are finished the course you can take an assessment to achieve a level 3 Minor Award Certificate in Career Preparation from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). This video will guide you on how to get started.

To find out more about the QQI award see Award Specification for Level 3 Career Preparation.

Level 3 Personal Effectiveness
Level 3 Personal Effectiveness

This is a level 3 course focusing on personal effectiveness skills. Once you are finished the course you can take an assessment to achieve a level 3 Minor Award Certificate in Personal Effectiveness from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). This video will guide you on how to get started.

To find out more about the QQI award see Award Specification for Level 3 Personal Effectiveness.

Level 3 Computer Literacy

This is a level 3 course that will help you to describe the role of computers in everyday life and to use a computer safely in a learning or work environment. Once you are finished the course you can take an assessment to achieve a Level 3 Minor Award Certificate in Computer Literacy from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI).This video will guide you on how to get started.

 

To find out more about this course QQI’s Award Specification for Level 3 Computer Literacy.

Level 3 Internet Skills
Level 3 Internet Skills

This is a level 3 course that will help you develop your skills in finding, accessing and using internet applications to communicate. Once you are finished the course you can take an assessment to achieve a level 3 Minor Award Certificate in Internet Skills from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). This video will guide you on how to get started.

To find out more about this course see QQI’s Award Specification for Level 3 Internet Skills.

Level 3 Digital Media
Level 3 Digital Media

This is a level 3 course that will help you improve your knowledge and skills in using digital media devices. Successful completion of this course will give you a level 3 Minor Award Certificate in Digital Media from Quality and Qualifications (QQI) Ireland.

To find out more about this course see QQI’s Award Specification for Level 3 Digital Media.

Level 3 Personal and Interpersonal Skills

This is a level 3 course focused on personal and interpersonal skills.

This course will lead to certification with QQI. To find out more about the QQI award see: Award Specification for Level 3 Personal and Interpersonal Skills.