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Business Administration

Monday, 6 March 2017

Business Administration

Course Code: CI061
Course Level: 5
Award Title: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business Administration
QQI Code: 5M2468
Duration: 1 Year
Business Administration
Business Administration

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.

Course Description
This course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive overview of what is involved in the administrative function of a business. It covers technologies and practices which are essential in a modern organisational environment. Students will learn about the financial aspects of business administration and they will develop administration skills and abilities to carry out a range of IT functions appropriate to a business organisation.

Course Content
  • Business Administration Skills
  • Accounting Manual and Computerised
  • Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Database Methods
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Payroll Manual and Computerised
  • Word Processing
Career Opportunities
Students who successfully complete this course should have the necessary skills to carry out administrative duties in a range of organisations, for example, SMEs, financial, insurance and professional organisations, public bodies and call centres.

Progression Opportunities
At Cavan Institute: Graduates of this course may progress to the FETAC/QQI level 6 Certificate in Administration and IT for Business or the level 6 Business Studies course, both available at Cavan Institute.
Elsewhere: Graduates of this course are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).