Mallow College – Business Administration – Level 5

Business Administration Level 5

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business Administration

Mallow College of Further Education

1 Year

Course Aims

The Business Studies Level 5 Certificate course provides students with an introduction to the world of business. The Business Studies course is suitable for students seeking a broadly based business qualification. The course provides an excellent foundation for progression to any third level business course and a career in commerce or industry.


  • Text Production
  • Word Processing
  • Database Methods
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Digital presentations
  • Business administration skills
  • Bookkeeping – Manual and Computerised
  • Payroll – Manual and Computerised
  • Reception and Frontline Office Skills
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Optional: Mathematics
  • Optional: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Microsoft


  • CAO points not required.
  • All applicants will be required to attend an interview. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the minimum entry requirements set out here, and satisfactory presentation at interview.
  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent. For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.