Cavan Institute


Course Name Business
Course Provider Cavan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Athlone Institute of Technology, Cavan & Monaghan ETB
Course Code CI061AX AL650
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major Athlone Institute of Technology Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cavan Town, Athlone
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Starts in September 2018
Duration 2 Years (Year 1 in Cavan Institute, Year 2 in AIT)
Entry Requirements For leaving certificate candidates, refer to the AIT website for entry requirements. Two of these subjects must be mathematics and a language (English or Irish). Or any FETAC/QQI Level 5 Certificate (no specific module requirements).
QQI FET Applicants General Information Any FETAC/QQI Level 5 Certificate (no specific module requirements).
Course Fee Athlone Fees 2017/2018 available from

Contact Cavan Institute for details of fees for 2018
Financial Support Grants
The Third Level Grant System applies to this course.
AIT fees apply
This course is delivered in conjunction with Athlone IT

On-line applications for the 2018/19 academic year are Open (via link below).
A valid email address must be used as correspondence may be made via email.

Deadline - April 2018 - Late Applications may be accepted on some courses.
Open Day - Thursday 15th March 2018 from 9.30am - 3.30pm.
Information Day - Saturday 21st April 2018 12 noon - 4pm
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Course Content This is a two-year, full-time Higher Certificate course, which will give you the business knowledge and skills to form the basis of a career in industry, commerce or the public service. You will gain an understanding of the functional areas of business and of the factors which influence business success. The second year of the course is undertaken in Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT).
Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 (at Cavan Institute)
Financial Accounting
Macro Economics for Business
Computer Applications
Micro Economics for Business
Business Maths
Learning & Development for Higher Education

Year 2 (at AIT)
Human Re...

Comment Award Title: Higher Certificate in Business
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities:
Graduates of this course have secured employment in areas such as accounting, banking, insurance, marketing, management, administration, retail services and computing.

Progression Opportunities:
Holders of this Higher Ce...

Further Enquiries Head of School of Business,
Bridget McGibney BBS, MA,
Cavan Institute
Telephone: 049 433 2633
Facsimile: 049 436 1933
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here