Study Sales & Marketing at Crumlin College of Further Education

Sales & Marketing

This one year course concentrates on providing the practical specialist skills required for a successful career as a customer service provider or company sales representative. Students will gain an extensive knowledge of selling techniques, marketing theory and practice, information technology and the business environment in which the industry operates. Through our work experience programme, students will have the opportunity to develop effective customer care skills, selling techniques and marketing practice.

Awarding Body:

Further Education & Training Awards Authority (FETAC)/QQI – Business Studies Award 5M2102

Career Opportunities:

Sales Representative, Customer Service Provider, Sales Support.
Further Education - Successful students can progress onto the two year Business Management & Marketing course in this College.

Minimum Entry Requirements:

Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent standard of education. Exemptions may be granted to mature students. All entry is subject to interview.

Subjects:

Practical:
Web Authoring
Spreadsheet Methods
The Internet 

Theory:
Principles & Practice of Selling
Marketing Practice
Customer Service
Business Administration Skills
Database Methods
Word Processing

Security Studies

This one year course aims to provide a qualification for students interested in working in the expanding Security Industry. It combines the business & practical skills required to have a successful career in this area. This course would appeal to students considering a career in the Garda Siochana, Harbour Police, Prison Service or Airport Police. Students will supplement their studies with work experience in a relevant area.

Awarding Body:

Further Education & Training Awards Council (FETAC)/QQI – Security Studies Award, Level 5 5M2110

Career Opportunities:

Security Management, Retail Security, Security Officer, Garda Siochana, Airport Police, Prison Officer or establishing own business - Security Company.

Further Education:

Students who complete this award are eligible to apply for full membership of the Security Institute of Ireland (SII).

Minimum Entry Requirements:

Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent standards of education. Exemptions may be granted to mature students. All entry is subject to interview.

Subjects:

Security Industry Procedures
Legal Practice & Procedures
Safety & Health at Work
Retail Security
Information & Communication Systems 
Business Administration Skills
Communications
Spreadsheet Methods
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Accounting Technician & Information Systems

There is a growing demand in the marketplace for personnel who possess practical accounting skills combined with relevant computer experience especially in computerised accounting systems. This Course aims to provide these essential practical accounting and computer skills to meet this growing need. Emphasis will be placed on the practical capabilities necessary for any accounting department in a modern business. The course is suited to students with numerical ability and an interest in accounting and computers. Students supplement their studies with work experience in a relevant area.

Awarding Body:

Further Education & Training Awards Council (FETAC)/QQI - Business Studies Award 5M2102
Accounting Technicians Ireland (ATI) - First Year

Career Opportunities:

Successful students may gain employment in any of the following areas - computerised accounts, administration, accounts clerk, accounts assistant, payroll officer or credit controller.

Career Opportunities:

This Course also allows students to progress to further study in Crumlin College for Accounting Technician (Second Year) with the Accounting Technicians Ireland(ATI).

Students are also eligible to apply for professional examinations with the Institute of Incorporated Public Accountants (IIPA) and for the Foundation Certificate 2 Level with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPA).

Minimum Entry Requirements:

5 Passes in the Leaving Certificate to include English, Accounting/Maths or a Distinction in the Leaving Cert Applied. Foundation Level Maths is not accepted as part of the minimum entry requirement for this course. Mature students may apply on the basis of experience. All entry is subject to interview.

Subjects:

Practical:
Accounting- Manual & Computerised
Bookkeeping - Manual & Computerised
Spreadsheet Methods

Theory
Law & Ethics
Business Administation Skills
Taxation
Communications

Accounting Technician - Second Year (ATI)

This 2nd year course provides a professional qualification from the Accounting Technicians in Ireland. Accounting Technicians are skilled support staff working in the accounting & finance areas. This course can provide students with the following:

  • A recognised business qualification with the option to undertake further professional studies
  • Better job opportunities within a wide range of industries both nationally & internationally
  • Technical knowledge & work-based skills

Awarding Body:

Accounting Technicians in Ireland (ATI) - Second Year.

Career Opportunities:

Successful students will be prepared for employment in a variety of accounting roles - accounts, cash management & control, office manager, payroll officer, assistant accountant, credit controller. Students who hold the ATI Accounting Technician qualification and who are interested in further study may avail of exemptions from the following Professional Bodies - A.C.C.A., C.I.M.A. & C.P.A. Students may also apply to Year 3 of the Bachelor of Business (Ordinary Degree) in Accounting in IT, Tallaght.

Minimum Entry Requirements:

Successful completion of ATI first Year or accredited equivalent. Exemptions must be agreed by students with the A.T.I. All entry is subject to interview.

Subjects:

Accounting
Taxation
Management Accounting
Integrated Accounting Systems
Study Business & Accounting at Crumlin College of Further Education
Study Business & Accounting  at Crumlin College of Further Education

Tax Technician & Information Technology

There will always be a need in the workplace for people who are knowledgeable in the workings of our taxation system. This course provides the knowledge and with special emphasis on practical taxation skills.

Awarding Body:

FETAC/QQI Level 5 - Business Studies Award 5M2102

Career Opportunities:

Successful students will be prepared for employment in a variety of accounting roles - computerised accounts, administration, accounts clerk, accounts assistant, payroll officer or credit controller.

Minimum Entry Requirements:

Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent standard of education. Exemptions may be given to mature students. All entry is subject to interview.

Subjects:

Core:
Taxation
Business Law 
Bookkeeping - Manual & computerised
Applied Economics

General:
Spreadsheet Methods
Customer Service
Database Methods
Work Experience
Business Administration Skills 
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Reception & Office Administration

This is a one year Course which aims to equip students with the skills necessary to work as an office administrator in a variety of organisations. Work experience in a relevant area will be undertaken one day a week.

Awarding Body:

Further Education & Training Awards Council (FETAC)/QQI – Business Award Level 5 5M2102

Career Opportunities:

This course prepares students for employment as data entry clerk, junior office personnel, administrator and receptionist in a variety of companies.

Minimum Entry Requirements:

Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent standards of education. Exemptions may be granted to mature students. All entry is subject to interview.

Subjects:

The Internet
Database Methods
Word Processing
Reception & Frontline Office Skills
Spreadsheet Methods
Web Authoring
Data Entry
Marketing Practice
Customer Service
Business Administration Skills
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Business Management & Marketing

This course is designed to provide the knowledge & personal skills required for a career in business. The course combines the tbroad heoretical business & practical knowledge required to function at a high level in today's increasingly complex & challenging business world.

Awarding Body:

Edexcel/BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business 
Further Education & Training Awards Council (FETAC)/QQI

Career Opportunities:

Students who successfully complete this course will be prepared for immediate entry into the employment market in a variety of business roles within companies.

Further Education:

Students who successfully complete BTEC HND in Business (Marketing) may qualify for entry into second or third year of the Bachelor of Business (Ordinary Degree) in Management or Marketing in IT, Tallaght. Entry level will be determined by results. Students may also qualify for entry to Year 3 of the Bachelor of Business in Entrepreneurship in Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology. Students may qualify for entry to other third level colleges with these qualifications.

Minimum Entry Requirements:

5 Passes in the Leaving Certificate to include Maths and one subject passed at Higher Level ora Distinction in the Leaving Certificate Appliedor FETAC Business Studies Award or equivalent standards of education. Foundation Maths is not accepted as part of the minimum entry requirements for this course. Exemptions may be granted to mature students. All entry is subject to interview.

Subjects:

Year 1
The Internet & E-business
Spreadsheet Methods
Management Accounting
Marketing Principles
Marketing Planning
Aspects of Contract & Negotiation for Business
Organisations & Behaviour
Business Decision Making
Business Strategy

Year 2
Business Environment
Quality Management in Business
Advertising & Promotion
Sales Planning Operation
Business Law
Small Business Enterprise
Research Project
Managing Financial Resources & Decisions
Database Methods