Ballinrobe FEC – Business Studies – VTOS


Level 5

VTOS Further Education Centre, Neale Road, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo

2 Years

Course Aims

Participants can undertake a range of modules throughout the course and work towards achieving a QQI Level 5 Award in Business Studies, and there is also the option of obtaining an ECDL.


  • Book-Keeping, Manual & Computerised
  • Payroll, Manual & Computerised
  • Communications
  • Computers/Information Technology with ECDL
  • Health & Safety At Work
  • Internet & Website Design
  • Spreadsheets
  • Door Security
  • Language – Conversational Spanish
  • TouchTyping, Word Processing
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Work Experience
  • Multimedia studies – (using your digital camera, managing digital photos, music, etc.)


You can apply to join if you are:

  • Aged 21 or over
  • Recently made redundant
  • Getting social welfare payments
  • Signing for credits for at least six months
  • An Asylum Seeker with ‘leave to remain’
  • A Refugee
  • A dependent spouse of a person on any of the above