Business & Computer Skills - Level 6 (COMP6 - 6M4985)


Course Duration One Year - Mornings Only

Leads to NFQ Level 6 QQI Award in Business

This course is suitable for those who wish to upskill and use advanced business and computer skills for today's work environment. It is also ideal for those who want a fresh start e.g. to start their own business or to retrain for a new career. This qualification can also be used to progress to higher level studies.

With the aim of maximising their future employability, students will be trained to the highest level in Microsoft Office, Sage 50, Entrepreneurship, Digital Marketing and Business Management. The latest software is used on this course and as students of the college, learners will be provided with licences for all software for the duration of their studies.

Entry Requirements

Given that students will be expected to have prior knowledge of computer applications, it is desirable that applicants have a relevant qualification, such as FETAC/QQI Level 5, Microsoft Office Specialist, City & Guilds or have prior work experience in a business environment.

Applicants without an existing qualification will be required to demonstrate that they have the required aptitude for this course. Since places are limited, applicants will be interviewed.


Students who successfully complete this course are ready to enter the workplace at an advanced level. Alternatively, they may apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme to do a range of third-level courses including Level 7 and Level 8 degree courses in Higher Education colleges.

For full details of QQI requirements for progression to CAO courses please click here. Simply enter the code for the programme you are interested in or if you are not sure of the code choose the Select by Institution option, then click on Go.

Course content:

  • Word Processing
  • Business Management
  • Bookkeeping - Manual & Computerised
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Customer Service
  • Digital Marketing
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Employment Skills Workshops

Course Cost:

In response to the cost-of-living crisis, we are implementing a significant reduction in fees for all domestic (EU, EEA, Stamp 4) students undertaking a PLC course in the upcoming academic year. All charges, excluding a nominal, non-refundable, registration charge of €50, will be waived.


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