Business Studies - Marketing and Sales 5M2102
This practical one-year business course is designed to provide an excellent foundation for learners wishing to progress to Business Degree Programmes at Third Level. This course will allow the learner to build skills in marketing, retail sales, communications, bookkeeping and information technology. This course also provides learners with the knowledge and core business skills to enter employment directly.
Effective and persuasive written and oral communication skills
Foundational knowledge in the areas of marketing and sales
Numeracy and the ability to research, interpret and use business and financial data and information
Self-reliance, initiative and the ability to manage time, projects and resource
- Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, or equivalent
- Pre-entry guidance meeting
- Mature applicants welcome
Certification available in Excel, Access, Word & Outlook
Business Administration Skills 5N1610
Marketing Practice 5N1400
Work Experience 5N1356
Retail Selling 5N1619
Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised 5N1354
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Word Processing 5N1358
Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths as an extra module.
GTI has developed a style of teaching to meet the needs of a diverse community of learners.
We make extensive use of advanced multimedia and internet based technologies to bring subject matter to life and to ensure effective learning.
Whenever possible, we use a Learn-by-Doing approach to make the learning experience more realistic and enjoyable.
We provide learning supports that are tailored to the needs of individual learners.
Excellent progression opportunities including:
Successful completion of this Level 5 award may lead to entry into the Advanced Certificate in Business Management QQI Level 6 at GTI.
Successful completion of this Level 5 may gain entry to Third Level Institutes and Colleges through the Higher Education Links Scheme.
Progression to all Atlantic Technological University (ATU) Galway courses apart from Nursing.
The following is a selection of the most relevant courses (See CAO for more)
University of Galway. The following are most relevant: GY201 Commerce, GY209 Commerce Global Experience, GY206 Business Information Systems, GY250 Law and Business, GY253 Law and Taxation
ATU,Galway. GA170 Business Level 7, GA182 Business Level 8, AU503/GA184 Bachelor of Business in Marketing and Sales Level 7, AU603/GA174 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing and Sales Level 8, GA181 Bachelor of Business in Accounting Level 8.
Marketing Representative, Retail Sales Assistant, Junior Office Administrator, Office Personnel, Receptionist, Customer Service Representative.
QQI Level 5 Award in Business 5M2102
- Student Services Charge: €175
Full-time registered students of GTI may access a range of adult education courses at at reduced fee.
This is a full-time one-year course and runs from September to May.
GTI reserves the right to make changes in any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the Institute and a student or third party.