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Business Studies

Business Studies

Description

An intensive full-time course which will provide students with the knowledge and skills to work in a business environment. This course in business studies gives the student a solid foundation in the academic, practical and personal skills required for a career in the business area.

Course Content

  • Business Administration Skills
  • Book-keeping (Manual and Computerised)
  • Communications
  • Payroll (Manual and Computerised)
  • Word Processing/Text Production
  • Work Experience
  • Spreadsheets Methods
  • Marketing Practice

Career Prospects

  • Administration
  • General Office Work
  • Customer Service
  • Payroll/Accounts
  • Reception
  • Sales and Marketing

Certification

QQI Level 5 – Business Studies (5M2102)

Duration

One Year

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of interview.
  • Mature applicants are welcome.

Work Experience

Work experience placement in a range of local office environments is an integral part of this course. Students must obtain one day per week work experience for the academic year in a relevant environment. The day will be specified by the College.

Costs

Excel Version or PDF Version of course costs.

Please Note: Every effort is made to have these costs as accurate as possible, however, please be aware that some of these costings are supplied by external agencies & external exam bodies and there is a potential for those to change unexpectedly. If changes occur they will be communicated to learners as soon as possible.

Progression

  • The full QQI Level 5 Certificate will also qualify for entry to the WCFE Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Business.
  • The full QQI Level 5 Certificate facilitates entry, on a competitive basis, to a range of third-level institutions nationwide. Further details are available from the relevant institutions.
  • Specific progression pathways to SETU Waterford & Carlow Campus are agreed See: Progression Information here.

N.B. Due to ongoing developments in QQI awards, names and content are subject to change.

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