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.
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The Higher Certificate in Science in Computing and Business provides candidates with a range of skills in a technological and business context. It is focused to give candidates the foundation IT and business skills required for small and medium size businesses. These include basic IT skills such as web development, word processing, spreadsheets, databases and programming, along with core business competencies like communications, entrepreneurship, marketing and accounting. Candidates will also be trained in writing skills – letters/reports etc. necessary for businesses.
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We are committed to provide a Level 7 Add-On Programme that follows on directly from the Higher Certificate in Science in Computing & Business. This Level 7 programme is expected to tbe offered for the first time in 2019/20.
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