Pearse College – Business through Computers QQI Level 5

Vocational Training Opportunity Scheme

QQI Level 5 Certificate in eBusiness (Code 5M2428)

Pearse College, Clogher Road, Crumlin

1 Year Full Time (Starts September)

Course Aims

Business through computers: training people in IT to work in a modern office environment. The programme aims to provide learners with the skill, knowledge and competence in the core areas of e-Business Studies, the Internet and Web Authoring. Also gain strong skills in payroll and computerised book-keeping – essential skills in a business environment.


  • Spreadsheet Methods 
  • Web Authoring 
  • The Internet 
  • Communications
  • Payroll - Manual and Computerised
  • Bookkeeping - Manual and Computerised
  • eBusiness Studies
  • Work Experience

Students are given training in job interview techniques and CV preparation.

Visits to companies are organised with a view to possible internships.


  • Aptitude test set by FIT (Fastrack to Information Technology). See for more information.
  • Language test for international students.

VTOS (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme). The VTOS scheme provides a range of courses to meet the education and training needs of unemployed people. If you are over 21 years of age and in receipt of a social welfare payment for more than 156 days you may be eligible to take part in a VTOS course.