Advanced Certificate in Business Computing Level 6

Area:
Westmeath
Price: on request
Duration: Sept to May
Type:
PLC and Further Education
Times:
One Academic Year

Course description

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS COMPUTING with Programming (6M4985)

This one year level 6 award is aimed at candidates who already have experience and understanding of computers or who currently hold a suitable Level 5 award.  The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire a specialised knowledge of business, computing and programming.  The course also offers an opportunity for direct entry into the second year of degree programmes in Institutes of Technology.

COURSE CONTENT

Image Processing, Web Authoring, Spreadsheets, Business Management, Relational Databases, Word Processing, Customer Service, Work Experience, Fundamentals of Objects Oriented Programming.

WORKSHOPS

Workshops which will be run as part of the course include Games Studies, Photoshop, Systems Support and CV Preparation

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

This award is aimed at candidates who already have a knowledge and understanding of Information Technology and wish to extend their skills and capabilities in this area. It is expected that students attending the course would have a QQI level 5 award in Information Processing or equivalent

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

• Administrative positions in the following areas
o County Council, Health Boards, Solicitors Office, Banks, Schools
o Information technology and computer maintenance
o Database administration

 

POSSIBLE PROGRESSION FROM THIS COURSE

Athlone Institute of Technology
AL650 Higher Certificate in Business (Level 6)
AL655 Higher Certificate in Business in Social Media Marketing (Level 6)
AL705 BSc Software Development (Mobile Apps and Connected Devices)

AL750 BSc Business Computing (Level 7)

AL753 Bachelor of Business in Office Management & Administration (Level 7)

Limerick Institute of Technology
LC231 Business Technology (Information Systems)  (Level 8)
LC232 Higher Certificate in Business Computing (Level 6)

Sligo Institute of Technology
SG583 BSc. in Computing in Web Development and Creative Media (Level 7)

GMIT
GA776 Business Computing and Digital Media (Level 7)

Letterkenny Institute of Technology
LY117 Administration and Information Technology (Level 7)
LY717 Computing (Level 7)

 

CERTIFICATION

• MBC Advanced Certificate in Business and Computer Applications

 

GRANTS
Moate Business College students are eligible under the same conditions that apply to any third level institution for the government paid maintenance grant.

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