Higher Certificate Business CW906

  • NFQ Level 6
  • CW906
  • 30
  • 171
  • 2 Years
  • Overview
  • Further Studies
  • Career Prospects
  • Entry Requirements
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What is the Course about?

This course provides an academic qualification for anyone interested in a career in business and management. The Higher Certificate in Business equips students with a broad skill-base ensuring graduates will have a wide range of career options. The course provides a basic business foundation covering core subjects including: Financial Accounting; Economics; Management; Business Applications; Marketing and Business Law. 

Special Features:

  • The Higher Certificate in Business provides students with the flexibility to choose a business career or progress to further study

What follow-on study opportunities are available?

Graduates of this Certificate course will be eligible to progress to Year 3 of the Bachelor of Business (Honours) course (CW908) and can choose a speciality from one of the following: Marketing (MKT); International Business (INT); Supply Chain Management (SCM); Finance and Accounting (FAC); Business Management (BMT) or Human Resource Management (HRM). Graduates can also enter Year 3 of the Bachelor of Business (Honours) Wexford (CW018) or progress to Year 2 of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting (CW948).

What exemptions will I receive?




What will I be able to do when I finish the course?

At Certificate level, graduates can expect to work in roles such as: Trainee Manager, Personal Assistant, Accounts Assistant, Customer Services Assistant, Bank Official, Sales Representative and other similar roles. 

What are the minimum entry requirements?

Leaving Certificate:

  • 5O6/H7

Subjects required:

  • English or Irish O6/H7
  • Mathematics O6/H7

For Further Information Contact

Programme Director
Sharon McDonald
BA (Hons), MA, HDip Math
E: sharon.mcdonald@itcarlow.ie