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Galway Community College

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Course overview

Course Code 5M0828
QQI Award Code 5M0828 eBusiness
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

Students will learn to utilise internet technologies required to run an internet business. Modules in the internet, web authoring, and desktop publishing will be combined with traditional business modules in book keeping and customer service.

What will you Study?

Customer Service 5N0972
Desktop Publishing 5N0785
Digital Marketing 5N1364
eBusiness Studies 5N1369
The Internet 5N1611
Web Authoring 5N1910
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
BEBXX 5M0828

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Sample Careers

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Accounts Team Leader   Estimator / Cost Engineer  
Data Steward / Data Manager   Health & Safety Officer  
Business Consultant   Business Analyst  
Chartered Secretary   Data Protection Officer  
Business Adviser   Managing Director  
Arts agent / Promoter   Management Associate  
Company Secretary   Financial Trader  
Financial Adviser   General Manager  
Operations Research Analyst   Civil Service - Clerical Officer  
Secretary / Administrative Assistant - EU   Civil Service - Administrative Officer  
Civil Service - Executive Officer   Project Manager - Software Design  
Database Administrator   Data Control Clerk  
Data Entry Operator   Clerical Assistant  
Secretary   Wages / Payroll Clerk  
Freight Forwarder / Clerk   Personal Assistant  
Payroll Manager   Bookkeeper / Financial Administrator  
Office Administrator   Office Receptionist  
Front Office Junior Manager   Bi-lingual / Multi-lingual Secretary  
Archivist   Letting Agent / Landlord  
Wedding Planner   Bank Official  
Clerk (General)   Post Office - Customer Service Agent  
Medical Secretary   Law Clerk  
Legal Secretary   Legal Executive  
Pensions Adviser   Library/Information Assistant  
Airport Check-in Agent   Customs Officers  
Credit Controllers    

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Clerical & Administration
Business Organisation & Management
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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