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Advanced Cert. in Business Management & Accounting

Advanced Cert. in Business Management & Accounting

Advanced Cert. in Business Management & Accounting

Course Code: 6M4985

QQI Level 6

Course Details

Award Title QQI Level Status
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Course Outline

This course will enable the learner to develop key skills in accounting, marketing, human resources and management. Modules in Enterprise and Team leadership give the student the skills and knowledge required to work as an effective leader and member of a team, focusing on leadership, management, teamwork and communication skills.


Fees

GCC Registration Fee of €250 applies to all learners.
€200 Government Levy Fee applies to all learners except:

  • Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
  • Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration).
  • Those in receipt of a SUSI Grant.
  • Those on a VTOS scheme.

An exam free of €50 for QQI Level 5 and €80 for QQI Level 6 applies to all learners except

  • Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
  • Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration).

Non EU Students are subject to an International Fee.

We advise non-EU citizens living outside Ireland to contact the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service on www.inisgov.ie to ensure the course you are considering applying for is eligible for a student visa. Non-EU citizens living in Ireland are welcome to apply and require a PPS number (Personal Public Service Number). Non-EU citizens are required to pay a tuition fee set by the Irish government which is currently €3653. Some exemptions apply, for further information, please contact http://www.gretb.ie .


Work Experience

Work experience takes place one day per week throughout the academic year in areas of accounting, marketing, human resources and management.


Special Features

Regular speakers from Galway Businesses in the areas of Accountancy, Marketing, and human resources. Students will avail of the most up to date software both for Windows and Mac.

Students who successfully complete this course can apply to go directly into the second year of a Business/IT course in GMIT.


Entry Requirements

Suitable candidates must have obtained a relevant QQI Level 5 Award or equivalent to be eligible for this course.


Please Note

Galway Community College reserves the right to make changes to any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the college and a student or a third party.

Course Modules

Learn how to produce and maintain accurate bookkeeping records for a range of organisations, using manual and computerised systems.
This module aims to provide learners with knowledge and understanding of the role and function of management in the business environment, in addition to developing effective management skills.
The purpose of this Module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in advanced theories and concepts of entrepreneurship and to adopt an entrepreneurial approach to a specific business and or social innovation context, operating independently and or in a supervisory capacity.
The purpose of this Module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in human resource management principles to enable the learner to apply these to the planning, organising, implementation, evaluation and revision of human resource management practices for the attainment of organisational goals.
The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to analyse, evaluate and critically apply marketing management principles and practice to a range of contexts working independently and or taking responsibility for the work of others and or to progress to higher education and training.
This module gives the learner the skills and competence to work as an effective leader and member of a team, focusing on leadership, management, teamwork and communication skills.
This programme module aims to provide the learner with a comprehensive range of skills with detailed theoretical understanding of a general supervisory nature of the work placement in a specific vocational area.

Progression Routes

By completing the course, students have the opportunity to achieve up to 390 CAO points and can apply to 3rd Level Colleges.

On completion of the Level 6 course, students can gain entry to 2nd Year in Level 7/8 Business in GMIT. For progression to NUIG using QQI points, see https://www.nuigalway.ie/media/access/files/NUI-Galway-Progression-Guide-2019---QQI.pdf (Page 18, follow 5M2102 Award)

For other Higher Education courses, see https://careersportal.ie/courses/cao_fetac_links.php?fetac_code=21&fetac_code1=

More information on Progression

https://www.qqi.ie/Publications/Publications/Progression%20Opportunities%20into%20Higher%20Education%20HELS.pdfhttps://www.qqi.ie/Publications/Publications/Progression%20Opportunities%20into%20Higher%20Education%20HELS.pdf

 

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