Your Pathway to further studies and the world of work

1st Year


FIVE Core Units

  1. PowerPoint
  2. Publisher 
  3. Spreadsheets 
  4. Databases
  5. Compute Programming

 2nd & 3rd Year

 Four Core Units:

  1. Word Processing
  2. The use of the Internet 
  3. Email Software 
  4. Website Design

TY & Leaving Certificate


Seven Core Units :

  1. Spreadsheets
  2. App Design
  3. Publisher 
  4. Databases
  5. Multimedia
  6. Communications
  7. Skills based task

Please Note:

That Portlaoise College is one of the few schools in the Midlands that have recognised the need for students to be ICT capable in today’s economy and has therefore timetabled 1 class period (2 in TY) for all Year groups. Also students can avail of our ICT facilities during weekly lunchtime computer clubs. 

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