Business and Computers for Adults (Business Administration)

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QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business Administration – 5M2468.

It’s not easy making the decision to come back to education as a mature adult. At Mallow and Charleville Campus we’ve been listening, learning, and working with people from all backgrounds and of every age. We are ready to help you overcome your fears and to make sure that further education is going to be a great experience for you – personally and professionally.

You may not remember the last time you did an exam or wrote an assignment, but you bring an enormous amount of life and experience with you to the classroom and to our College community. Mature students quickly rediscover their own confidence, commitment, and learning success.

Launch your comeback with essential business and IT skills for the workforce. Add the complete range of Microsoft Office software as well as communications, work-experience, bookkeeping, payroll, and business administration skills.

Award QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business Administration – 5M2468.
Format Full-time. September 2024 to May 2025
Location Onsite at Mallow Campus or Charleville Campus
Timetable Hours between Monday to Friday, 09:30 to 14:00.
Requirements No CAO required (Leaving Cert./LCA/equivalent for under 23s). Application review discussion.
Starting Classes start the week of Monday the 16th of September 2024.
Fees  
Contact Mallow Campusinfo@mallowcampus.ie  or Call 022-43309, Charleville Campus: info@charlevillecampus.ie or Call 063-81422
Applications Applications open. Places available. No deposit required to start your application.

Career Prospects

  • Administration in banking, insurance, medical, solicitors and travel industries. +
  • Clerical work in health services and local authorities. +
  • General secretarial and office administration in local offices. +
  • Receptionist. +

 

Course Contents

QQI Component Title

Award Code

Credits

Business Administration Skills

5N1610

15

Work Experience

5N1356

15

Communications

5N0690

15

Payroll Manual and Computerised

5N1546

15

Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised

5N1354

15

Spreadhseet Methods

5N1977

15

Digital Presentations

5N0563

15

Word Processing

5N1358

15

Courses are continually developed – content and specific award components are subject to change. See disclaimer.

Calendar

Mornings, from 9:30 to 14:00. Class timetables to follow in September, and subject to change. 

Erasmus+

50 full-time day students will travel, fully-funded, with Erasmus+ to another European country for 2 weeks. Find out more and apply.

Entry Requirements

  • CAO points not required.
  • All applicants will be required to attend an application review discussion. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the minimum entry requirements set out here, and satisfactory presentation at interview.
  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent. For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.

Certification

Work Experience

The dates and duration will be specified by the College in September.

Progressions

Advance to QQI level 6 at Mallow College. Use your full QQI award to progress to degrees in Business Administration, Business, Business Information Systems, Information Systems Management, Tourism & Marketing. For more links and detailed information on how to use your Mallow/Charleville Campus qualification go to mallowcampus.ie/progressions.

A full QQI award achieves a maximum of 390 points for CAO.