Business Studies Secretarial

Course Description

This intensive full time PLC (Post Leaving Cert) course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to work in the business environment and to develop typing speed of at least 35 words per minute. This course in business studies gives the students the solid foundation in the academic and practical skills required for a career in any of the business areas.

Further Details

Qualification: QQI (FETAC) Level 5 Major Award (120 credits)
Course Code: 5M2468
Day(s): Monday – Friday
Location: CTI Senior College, Clonmel
Type: Full Time
Duration: 1 academic year
Start Date: September 2017

Course Content:

  • Business Administration Skills
  • Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised
  • Word Processing
  • Customer Service
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Reception and Frontline Office Skills
  • Text Production
  • Payroll Manual and Computerised
  • Spreadsheet Method
  • Occupational First Aid

Entry Requirements:

  • Successful performance at interview
  • Leaving Cert (traditional or applied)
  • Other qualification at NFQ Level 4 (e.g. FETAC Level 4 Award)
  • Mature students with appropriate vocational experiences

Work Experiene Placement

Work Experiene Placement is an integral part of this course. Students must obtain 10 days Work Experience for the academic year in a relevant business environment.

How to Apply:

Applications are now being accepted for September 2017. Click on the link below to apply: Apply Here


This award facilitates entry on a competitive basis to a range of third level institutions nationwide leading to awards at the next or higher levels of the National Framework of Qualifications. Career prospects include: Office Secretary, Clerical Assistant, Receptionist, Data Entry Operator, Personal Assistant, Customer Service role. These positions may be available in both the public and private sector e.g. Financial Insitutions, Government Departments, Insurance Companies, Accountancy Firms etc.


Open for Applications

Contact Details

Name: Maura Barry, Course Coordinator
Tel: (052) 612 6269