Computers & Business Studies for Adults

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 College 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.

Provided in association with F.I.T. (Fast Track to IT), this course has a one-year or two-year option with full QQI Level 5 certification in year two. Course times 9.40 am to 1.05 pm daily.


Applications are now open, and free. CAO points not required. Grant and Social Welfare funding available. To apply online now for September 2017/18 you will just need to provide two essential pieces of information: your email address and your PPS number. Look for this course under Business & Administration.


Contact us at bsa@mallowcollege.ie for help and more information.

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

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

Calendar

Two years. Part-time. 9.40am to 1.05pm daily..

Erasmus+

30 full-time day students will travel, fully-funded, with Erasmus+ in Techniczne Zakłady NaukoweDąbrowa Górnicza, Poland, for 2 weeks from the 12th of February 2018. Find out more and apply.

Entry Requirements

  • CAO points not required.
  • All applicants will be required to attend an interview. 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

Work experience is an integral part of year two. The dates and duration will be specified by the College.

Progressions

Advanced 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 College qualification go to mallowcollege.ie/progressions.

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

Costs

Contact Us

Email us at bsa@mallowcollege.ie.