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Business Communications with English as a Second language - ESL

Course Code(s):  5M2102 BCEX
QQI Award Code:  5M2102 Business Studies
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2102 BCEX
QQI Award Code 5M2102 Business Studies
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

Participants on this 1 year, full time programme will have the opportunity to improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in English, whilst at the same time developing essential skills in Business and Computing.

Having completed the programme, learners will have a recognised qualification in the English language, as well as business and computer skills. These qualifications may be used to help secure employment in Ireland.

What will you Study?

English as a Second Language (ESL)
Intercultural Studies 5N0765
Payroll Manual and Computerised 5N1546
Word Processing 5N1358
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Database Methods 5N0783
The Internet 5N1611
Communications 5N0690
Information and Administration 5N1389
Work Experience 5N1356
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
BBSXX 5M2102

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