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The office school is designed for anyone who wants to progress in the labour market by developing their skills through increased education and for those returning to work after a career break. The program is also ideal as preparation for accounting studies. The purpose of the program is to improve self-confidence in handling general office work and to promote a positive attitude towards further study. The program focuses on teaching effective learning strategies to strengthen self-confidence and life skills. The program is taught in collaboration with Promennt and is funded by the Education and Training Service Centre (ETSC).

Courses

  • Computer and information technology
  • Business calculus
  • Accounting
  • Computer accounting
  • Skills portfolio and CV
  • Study diary and goal setting
  • Study skills
  • Communication
  • Services
  • Final project

Learning Outcomes

The student is expected to have a knowledge and understanding of: 

  • Key aspects of general office work with an emphasis on services and accounting
  • Accounting structure
  • Business calculus

The student shall be able to:

  • Perform general office work with an emphasis on services and accounting
  • Calculate VAT, percentages and balance the books

The student must be able to apply the general knowledge and skills he/she has acquired to:

  • Provide good customer service
  • Record and reconcile financial accounts
  • Perform general accounting tasks and office work in a professional manner

Admission Requirements

You must be 18 years old or over. Students who have not completed upper-secondary school will be given priority.

Program strucutre

The program is run in collaboration with Promennt and group sessions are usuelly taught in the mornings on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 08:30-12:00. Evening groups are taught on Mondays and Wednesdays from 17:30-21: 00 and on Saturday mornings from 09:00-12:30. Blended learning will be a part of this program. There are no exams, but an 80% attendance rate is required to graduate. We offer live distance learning which means that you can study with us wherever you are in the world.

Length of studies

240 lessons or 160 hours.

Credits

You can receive up to 18 credits at the upper secondary school level for your studies.

 

 

The course is a collaboration with our friends in Promennt for people registered at VMST. Click on the button for more information and registration.

You can also contact our office, tel. 581 1900, email: framvegis@framvegis.is

 

More information and registration

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