QQI LEVEL 5

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This is a one year full time course which provides students with the knowledge, skills and experience to pursue a career in the world of ebusiness.

Work placement is a necessary part of this course.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Entrants should be of leaving certificate standard or equivalent. However those who do not possess the educational requirements but who have a particular interest or experience in this area will be considered. Mature students without formal qualifications are welcome.

COURSE CONTENT

A total of 120 credits are required for the certificate from:

  • Web Authoring
  • The Internet
  • E Business
  • Accounting Manual and Computerised
  • Database Methods
  • Work Experience
  • Communications
  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Retail
  • Bookkeeping
  • Business Administration

FEES

A registration fee of 200 Euros is payable by all entrants to plc courses in Ireland. Those with a medical card or a maintenance grant do not have to pay this registration fee. Maintenance grants or Back to Education allowances are available for eligible students.   A student service charge of €75 is payable by all students.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Work experience is an integral element of this course.  Participants are required to attend work experience one day every week in a relevant vocational setting.

COURSE CERTIFICATION

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be awarded a QQI Level 5 certificate. Course assessment is based on a mixture of continuous assessment and examination.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

QQI certification is a nationally recognised Award. Successful participants can apply for employment in a variety of business settings.

FURTHER EDUCATION AND HIGHER EDUCATION LINKS SCHEME

Many students progress to Level 6 in the College to enhance their career prospects. Participants can progress from this course to Institutes of Technology and to Universities via higher education links scheme on obtaining a full award.

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