This course will provide students with a broad range of business and computing skills to work in the modern business and financial sector. Many subjects in year 1 start at level 4, progressing to level 5 in year 2. Work experience will be undertaken for 2 weeks in year 1 and again in year 2
Duration: 2 years, full time
QQI level 4 award in first year – General learning Award 4M2010
QQI level 5 Awards in second year – Buisness Administration 5M2468, eBusiness 5M0828, Tourism with business 5M5011
|Mathematics (Level 4)||Payroll with Thesaurus|
|Communications (Level 4)||Web design|
|Teamworking (Level 4 & 5)||The Internet|
|Computer Applications (Level 4)||Business Administration|
|Bookkeeping (Level 5) with Sage line 50||Tourism|
|Text Production (Level 5)||Spreadsheets|
|Work Experience (Level 4 & 5)||Word processing|
|Tourism (Level 5)|
|Business Calculations (Level 4)|
|Business English (Level 4)|
|Information and Administration (Level 5)|
The Student may also add on other qualifications such as ECDL, ECDL Advanced Database, Spreadsheet, Word and PowerPoint.
This is run under the VTOS scheme:
The aims of the scheme are:
The ETBs operate special VTOS courses which are particularly suitable for persons who have been out of school for some time. The courses are full-time, approximately 30 hours per week (e.g. 6 hours a day for 5 days) and last for up to 2 years.
Certification is available at a range of levels, including Leaving Certificate, and QQI levels 3 – 6
There are no course fees.
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|address||Wolfe Tone Road, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, X35 DX49|
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