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Business & Payroll Administration

Course Code(s):  5M2468
QQI Award Code:  5M2468 Business Administration
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2468
QQI Award Code 5M2468 Business Administration
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is designed to give students the opportunity to acquire expertise in the areas of accounts, payroll and general administration skills. It is ideal for those seeking employment in small to medium sized businesses using the latest software. An aptitude for book-keeping would be relevant for this course.

What will you Study?

Computerised/Manual Book-keeping - Sage and TAS Books
Computerised/Manual Payroll - Sage
Business Administration Skills 5N1610
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Database Methods 5N0783
Word Processing 5N1358
Communications 5N0690
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

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
BBSAX 5M2468

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