|►||Choosing A Career|
|►||The Importance of Knowing Yourself|
|►||Exploring Education Options|
|►||Looking for Work|
|►||Growing your Career|
|►||Where to find Professional Advice|
|►||Guide to Self Assessment|
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|►||The Irish Education System|
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|►||Government Upskilling Initiatives|
|►||PLC Wizard Search|
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|►||PLC Courses leading to FETAC Awards|
|►||FETAC Progression Routes|
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|►||Guide to Studying Abroad|
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|Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute|
|Pearse College of Further Education|
|►||The Changing World of Work|
|►||Career Stories/Videos from around Ireland|
|►||Types of Employment|
|►||Changing Career Direction|
|►||Starting Your Own Business|
|►||Leaving Cert Subjects|
|►||CV & Interview Preparation|
|►||School Work Experience|
|►||What employers want|
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.
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.
This course provides an understanding of the practical application of core business skills, which will form the basis for advancement to a higher academic level.
Students who successfully complete the Higher Certificate in business studies will also have the opportunity to transfer to year 3 of the Bachelor of Business Degree programme (LM50) at the University of Limerick.
|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.
Graduates may enter business at junior management or clerical level, or as trainees in specialist areas such as accounting, marketing or personnel in the industrial, commercial or public sectors of employment.
This course prepares people for work relating to the following Career Sectors. Click to explore more...
If you are interested in this course, then these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
|Bank / Financial Manager|
|Front Office Junior Manager|
|Travel Agency Manager|
|Area Sales Manager|
|Buyer / Purchasing Officer|
|Hotel - General Manager|
|Industrial Relations Officer|
|Information Systems Manager|
|Manager - General|
|Recruitment Team Leader|
|Retail Shop Manager|
|Economist / Economist EU|
|Psychologist - Occupational|
|Human Resources & Personnel Management|
|Staff Relations Official|