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DT324
Business Management

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Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in thhis level.

Awards at this level recognised by the National Framework of Qualifications may lead to 3rd level progression opportunities.

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Qualifications at this level prepare for occupations that involve using the skills and knowledge learned alongside existing workers in 'real world' environments.  Examples include restaurant managers, electricians, engineering technicians, legal secretaries, hairdressers, and web developers.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
2 Years
Duration of course
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310

2013 Points

310

Change from 2012: 

10

Points History:

2013 - 300
2012 - 320
2011 - 335
2010 - 335
2009 - 335
2008 - 330
2007 - 345
2006 - 345
2005 - 345
2004 - 355

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This course offers a wide range of business topics and introduces the student to the main management functions in business. It is an ideal foundation for further study.


 
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To view the Leaving Certificate minimum entry requirements for this course, Click Here [Source: Qualifax]

To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.

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The following FETAC Major Awards may be used for entry into this course. Click on the course codes view a list of FETAC courses that provide that award.


Essential Module Requirements:

None


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It is envisaged that graduates of the programme will enter the job market as junior or trainee managers in any business organisation.



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