These courses enable learners to gain recognition for the achievement of considerable knowledge in a range of subject areas, as for example in the Leaving Certificate and one-year Post Leaving Certificate courses.
Courses may be academic or practical in focus, and awards that are recognised by the National Framework of Qualifications may lead to progression opportunities higher up in the framework.
The majority of people with certificates at this level are well prepared for occupations that involve using their knowledge and skills to help others. Examples include office secretary, customer service representatives, special needs assistant, retail salespersons and childcare workers.
2018 Final Points
This one year course is designed to provide an excellent foundation for students wishing to advance to Business Degree Programmes in Third Level Institutes of Technology or Universities. Modules such as Accounting, Economics, Mathematics and Business Administration are core to this course and will give students who gain a place on a Degree programme a distinct advantage.
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Graduates may advance to University and Institute of Technology Degree Programmes in DKIT, DIT, TCD, UCD, DCU, UCC, NUIG and Maynooth. This course also provides learners wishing to directly enter employment with the knowledge and key skills to do so. Students may also progress to a Level 6 course, Business with International Trade in DIFE. This course also provides common entry to a range of other courses in Institutes of Technology.
This course prepares people for work relating to the following Career Sectors. Click to explore more...
If you are interested in this course, then these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
|Accounts Team Leader|
|Bank / Financial Manager|
|Front Office Junior Manager|
|Travel Agency Manager|
|Area Sales Manager|
|Arts agent / Promoter|
|Call Centre Manager|
|Hotel General Manager|
|Industrial Relations Officer|
|Information Systems Manager|
|Procurement Officer / Buyer|
|Recruitment Team Leader|
|Restaurant / Catering Manager|
|Human Resources / Personnel Manager|