Pre-University Business & Accounting enables learners to improve their understanding of the business world while gaining the skills necessary to progress in this field. This course introduces learners to key business techniques and concepts including; database methods, accounting practices and entrepreneurship. This programme provides a clear pathway into various career areas such as finance, commerce, accounting, and economics.
Learners will complete a combination of the following:
- Database Methods
- Desktop Publishing
- Spreadsheet Methods
- Word Processing
- Work Experience
- Business Administration Skills
All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.
Progression To Degrees
DCU | Accounting & Finance | Level 8
DCU | Business Studies | Level 8
DkIT | Accounting & Finance |Level 8
DkIT | Business Studies | Level 8
Maynooth University |Business & Accounting |Level 8
NUI Galway | Law & Business | Level 8
UCD | Business and Law | Level 8
UCD | Commerce | Level 8
Following the successful completion of the Pre-University Business & Accounting, you may progress to a degree which can lead to a career in:
Accountancy | Financial Services | Tax Consultancy | Economics | Retail Management | Banking | Law | Business Management
2021-22 Course Fees
Note - Some courses may require the learner to purchase relevant industry-specific material for their own use which may not be included in the list of course fees.
€30 of Enrolment Fees are Non-Refundable. All fees subject to change.
The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the PLC Government Levy:
- Medical Card/SUSI Grant/Back to Education Allowance Holders may be exempted from PLC Government Levy. Documentary Evidence must be presented immediately to avail of such exemptions.
- Medical Card/Back to Education Allowance Holders may be exempted from QQI Exam Fees. Documentary Evidence must be presented immediately to avail of such exemptions.
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