Advanced Certificate in Business with marketing (QQI Level 6)
This full-time one-year programme is designed to enable successful learners to gain an in-depth knowledge of the role and function of business management and marketing management within different business environments, while also looking at the strategic marketing environment of a range of businesses and applying marketing theories and practices to the marketing environment of product and service companies. On successful completion, learners will develop knowledge and critical evaluation skills in the application of business management and marketing strategies to real life scenarios. Key areas of study are business, marketing management, economics and team leadership alongside advanced IT. The programme may enhance opportunities in securing an apprenticeship
Key areas of study include marketing and accounting with a focus on developing effective management and advanced IT skills. The programme will enhance opportunities in securing an apprenticeship in the area of Financial Services, Accounting Technician or Insurance Practitioner.
- Marketing Management
- Business Management
- Applied Economics
- Team Leadership
- Advanced Spreadsheets
- Word Processing
- Human Resources Management
- Personal & Professional Development
Modules are subject to change.
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)
AL751 Digital Marketing (Level 7)
AL857 Digital Marketing (Level 8)
South East Technological University (SETU), Carlow
CW906 Higher Certificate Business* (Level 6)
CW917 Bachelor of Business Maketing* (Level 7)
Maynooth University (MU)
MH101 Arts – Marketing (Level 8)
MH107 Social Science (Level 8)
MH411 Entrepreneurship (Level 8)**
Atlantic Technological University (ATU), Galway
GA170 Business (Level 7)
GA174 Marketing and Sales (Level 7)
GA176 Business with Entrepreneurship (Level 7)
GA182 Business (Level 8)
National University of
Ireland Galway (NUIG)
GY201 Commerce (Level 8)**
GY209 Commerce Global Experience (Level 8)**
Dublin City University (DCU)
Atlantic Technological University (TUS), Sligo
M1010 Education, Business Studies and Religion (Level 8)**
MI009 Education: Business Studies & Accounting (Level 8) **
DC111 Business Studies (Level 8)**
CD131 Communications Studies (Level 8)
SG150 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing (Level 8)**
*Upon completion of the Major Award 6M4985, students may progress directly to Year 2 of these courses.
**QQI Maths Module required or Leaving Cert Maths.
For further information, please Elaine Sheridan on 057 9349471 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
€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.