National Certificate in Business Studies

Aim of the Course

The course will provide comprehensive training in all office skills and the confidence necessary to work in the financial services industry.

Certification

QQI LEVEL 5 BUSINESS STUDIES

Course Content

Participants will study a combination of modules from the list outlined below:

  • information and administration
  • applied economics
  • accounting
  • business law
  • customer service
  • word processing
  • text production
  • work experience
  • audio transcription

Work Experience

Students are placed in various offices for two weeks to gain office experience and to establish contact with prospective employers.

Duration

One year full-time course from September to May.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must possess the Leaving Certificate/Leaving Cert. Applied or equivalent. If you are over twenty-one, you can apply to enrol as a mature student on the basis of your age and experience. The learner must be Garda vetted to avail of college facilities.

Progression / Further Education

limited number of places are reserved on a competitive basis on ordinary degree and honours degree courses in third level colleges for students who successfully complete a QQI Level 5 Course. Please refer to the current guide to the Higher Education Links Scheme on www.qqi.ie and www.cao.ie

COURSE FEES

Please see fees section.

Grants and Social Welfare:

Enquiries regarding maintenance grants: Please check the Student Universal Support System at www.susi.ie and www.studentfinance.ie Social Welfare or the Back to Education Scheme, contact the Department of Family and Social Affairs, Ennis, Co. Clare.

It is imperative that recipients of Social Welfare payments contact the offices of the Department of Family and Social Affairs before commencing this course.

* All programmes are offered subject to sanction by DES and LCETB and minimum enrollment numbers.

About This Course

DurationOne year full-time course from September to May.
Course id5M2102
Start date10 Sep 2018
CertificationQQI LEVEL 5 BUSINESS STUDIES
LocationEnnis College of Further Education
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