Advanced Certificate in Business ADMINISTRATION FOR PUBLIC SECTOR (QQI Level 6)
This full-time one year programme is designed to enable learners gain the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently or in a supervisory capacity in an administrative role in the public sector or to progress to higher education or training. Key areas of study are business administration, spreadsheets, banking and insurance, team leadership, economics and advanced IT skills. This is an ideal pathway for those interested in a career as a Clerical Officer in the Public Sector.
- Administration Practice
- Business Management
- Team Leadership
- Applied Economics
- Personal and Professional Development
- Human Resource Management
- Insurance and Banking (QQI Level 5)
Modules are subject to change. All Modules are QQI Level 6, unless otherwise noted.
Leaving Certificate or QQI Level 5, or equivalent standard of education. All applicants are subject to an interview and an online assessment.
Technological University of the Shannon (TUS), Athlone
AL650 Higher Certificate Business* (Level 6)
South East Technological University (SETU), Carlow
CW906 Higher Certificate Business* (Level 6)
CW917 Bachelor of Business, options in: Business Mgt, International Business, Supply Chain Mgt, HR Mgt, Marketing* (Level 7)
Maynooth University (MU)
MH101 Arts (Level 8)
MH107 Social Science (Level 8)
MH401 Finance (Level 8)
MH407 Business and Accounting (Level 8)
MH411 Entrepreneurship (Level 8)
Atlantic Technological University (ATU – formally GMIT), Galway
GA170 Business (Level 7)
GA174 Marketing and Sales (Level 7)
GA175 Finance (Level 7)
GA176 Business with Entrepreneurship (Level 7)
GA182 Business (Level 8)
National University of
GY201 Commerce (Level 8)
GY209. Commerce Global Experience (Level 8)
M1010 Education, Business Studies and Religion (Level 8)
MI009 Education: Business Studies & Accounting
*Upon completion of the Major Award 6M4985, students may progress directly to Year 2 of these courses.
Level 6 awards (Advanced Certificates) provide enhanced progression into year two of higher education programmes where the higher programme is in a similar discipline. This mechanism is known as ‘advanced entry’. In some cases, a candidate with a level 6 award may be offered exemptions from elements of programmes within the first year. This is at the discretion of the higher education institution.
For further information, please Elaine Sheridan on 057 9349471 or email email@example.com
€80 QQI Level 6 Certification Fee. (Medical Card holders or those in receipt of a Social Welfare payment are exempt from this Certification Fee.)
VTOS: If you are over 21 years of age, are unemployed and have been getting certain social welfare payments for at least 6 months you can apply for the Vocational Training and Opportunities Scheme (VTOS). Successful applicants can receive a VTOS payment for the duration of the course, instead of their social welfare payment. Small meal and travel allowances may also apply
Award Title: QQI Level 6 – Certification in Business
Duration: One year – September 12th, 2022 to May 26th, 2023.