Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in this level.
Awards at this level recognised by the National Framework of Qualifications may lead to 3rd level progression opportunities.
Qualifications at this level prepare for occupations that involve using the skills and knowledge learned alongside existing workers in 'real world' environments. Examples include restaurant managers, electricians, engineering technicians, legal secretaries, hairdressers, and web developers.
2018 Final Points
This programme provides graduates with a QQI Level 6 qualification in Business. On completion of the course students may advance directly into employment. After Brexit it is anticipated that knowledge of International Trade practices covered in this course will be increasingly sought by employers.
To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.
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On completion of this programme students will be prepared to begin careers in office management or administration or progress to further studies in Third Level in: Maynooth, DIT, DCU, TCD, NUIG.
This course prepares people for work relating to the following Career Sectors. Click to explore more...
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