Business Management with Finance QQI Level 6 Course Code: 6M4985
This course gives an in-depth understanding of the main areas of business such as accounting, economics, business management, customer service and spreadsheets. Students may be provided with an opportunity for Advanced Entry into Year 2 of Business Degree Programmes, on successful completion of this course. Students have the opportunity to avail of work experience in their chosen area of business. Students can often progress to a career in their chosen area of business after completing this course.
- An applicant must have completed a QQI Level 5 course or its equivalent
- Leaving Certificate Students – CAO Points 280: H5/01 (or above) in a Business related Subject and 04 (or above) in English and Maths
- All entry is subject to interview and online assessment
AREAS OF STUDY*
- Business Management
- Applied Economics
- Customer Service
- Financial Reporting
- Work Experience
COURSE DURATION & FREQUENCY
1 academic year full time – 5 days per week.
Part-time options may be available.
Employment opportunities arise in the areas of accounting, IT, finance, administration, junior management, customer service, setting up your own business, supply chain management and many other areas of business in the public and private sectors.
EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPTIONS
On successful completion of this course and on meeting certain criteria, students have the opportunity to apply directly for Advanced Entry to Year 2 of a Business Course leading to an Honours Degree at Carlow IT. LIT Thurles also provide opportunities for advanced entry to Year 2 of selected Business Courses, on meeting certain criteria. Exemptions based on QQI results have been secured for example with Accounting Technicians Ireland (ATI) and Business Programmes in the Institute of Public Administration (IPA). Other colleges may also offer exemptions, depending on results obtained. Students may also undertake a course to become a Qualified Financial Advisor with IOB.
Possible Progression Options include*:
|CAO Title||Level / Course Title||College|
|CW917||Level 7- Bachelor of Business||Carlow IT|
|LC413||Level 7 - Bachelor of Business||Limerick IT|
|WD153||Level 7 - BA in Multimedia Applications Development||Waterford IT|
|DB515||Level 8 - BA in Business Studies (Human Resource Management)||Dublin Business School|
|DN610||Level 8 - BA in Business and Law||UCD|
|LC242||Level 8 - BA in Property Valuation and Marketing||Limerick IT|
|TU902||Level 8 - BA in Business||TU Dublin-Blanchardstown|
|GA184||Level 8 - BA in Marketing and Sales||GMIT|
*Places are not guaranteed in these institutes and entry is subject to students meeting certain criteria. Please check with the individual college websites for more information on application. Information also available at www.cao.ie
There are no tuition fees payable to Abbeyleix Further Education and Training Centre. However, please note there are costs involved in taking a course e.g. materials, additional training and QQI exam fees. A student registration fee must be paid on joining the course.
VTOS/PLC places are available on the course (please contact the Centre for further information). The range of financial support available to students includes: Student Maintenance Grant (SUSI) and the Back to Education Allowance. For further information click on HEA Student Finance and SUSI
*Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board reserves the right to refuse course admission and/or completion.
Certificate in Advanced Business Level 6
Start Date: September 2021
End Date: June 2022
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