Mallow College of Further Ed – Comp. & Business studies for Adults L6

Comp. & Business studies for Adults L6

QQI Code 5M2468 (Level 5)

Mallow College of Further Ed

1 Year (Starts September)

Course Aims

This one-year full-time course is designed to meet the needs of those seeking administrative and clerical positions in the business sector. Students will be introduced to subjects that will provide them with essential skills for work in these areas. The course provides ongoing assessment of student competency with overall FETAC Level 5 certification on completion.


  • Bookkeeping (Manual & Computerised)
  • Database Methods
  • Payroll (Manual & Computerised)
  • Text Production
  • Work Experience  


All VTOS applicants must be over 21 and in receipt of or a dependent of a Social Protection payment for at least 6 months before starting the course. Participation in a CE or FAS scheme counts in the calculation of six months once you must be in receipt of a relevant Social Protection payment immediately before starting the course.All applicants who present for this course will be given individual guidance by qualified tutors who are in a position to make recommendations as to what courses may suit their learning needs.

You may also be eligible to avail of a Back to Education Allowance (BTEA). The BTEA is an educational opportunities scheme for persons in receipt of certain social welfare payments and who wish to pursue an approved full-time second or third level course of education in an approved college leading to a recognised qualification.