QQI Level 5 – Business Administration – Code 5M2468
1 year Full-time


Are you looking for a fast-track to a career in business administration? Our QQI Level 5 Business Administration course is the perfect starting point! Develop your skills in accounts, payroll, and general administration while using the latest software and tools for small to medium-sized businesses. This course is designed for those with an aptitude for bookkeeping and seeking an exciting, rewarding career.

Entry Requirements

We welcome students of all ages and backgrounds, whether you’re fresh out of school or returning to education after years in the workforce. A Leaving Certificate or its equivalent is advised, and we also consider work and life experience in place of formal qualifications.

Programme of Study

Our Business Administration course includes both elective and core modules, providing a comprehensive understanding of business practices and software tools.

Programme of Study

Elective Modules

  • Business Administration
  • Payroll Manual and Computerised
  • Book Keeping Manual and Computerised

Core Modules

  • Word Processing
  • Work Experience
  • Communications
  • Database Methods
  • Spreadsheet Methods
Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands.

Work Experience

Incorporating two weeks of supervised work experience, our course provides you with the opportunity to develop your skills and gain practical experience that will set you apart in the job market.

Career Opportunities

Upon completing this course, you’ll be qualified to work in various fields, including banking, insurance, accounts/payroll, and general administration. You could also become a self-employed accountant for small businesses.


Our Career Guidance Counsellor is available to help you explore your options for further studies, including the Certificate in Administration Level 6 available in our college or at institutes of technology and universities.

Examples of progression courses include:

  • DIT, DT315 Business Studies
  • IT Tallaght, TA111 Accounting and Finance
  • IADT, DL823 Business Studies – Entrepreneurship and Management

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to gain valuable skills and knowledge in business administration. Whether you’re just starting out in your career or looking to upskill, our one-year full-time course provides a challenging and rewarding programme to help you achieve your goals. So why wait? Apply now to take the first step towards a fulfilling career in this dynamic field.