• Code:JK
  • Certification QQI Level 5 Award in Business Studies (5M2102)
  • Duration One Year


For a career in the world of estate agency you will need a thorough understanding  of the industry coupled with a variety of key practical skills. This course provides  an introduction to Auctioneering, Estate agency, Conveyancing, Valuation and  modern business functions. The Irish property, rental market and property  management are experiencing a reboot at present so it is an exciting time to gain  a foothold in this industry.

Programme of Study

  • Marketing Practice
  • Customer Service
  • Work Experience
  • Estate Agency Practice
  • Valuation
  • Accounting, Manual and Computerised
  • Business Law
  • Spreadsheets

Components subject to change

Entry Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate (minimum of five  06/H7’s or combination of five 06/  H7’s) or its equivalent. Extenuating  circumstances may be considered
  • Leaving Certificate Applied with a merit  profile
  • Full QQI Level 4 award with a merit  profile
  • Mature Applicants - experience  will be considered in lieu of formal  qualifications

Places are offered following successful  interview. Learners must source their own  work experience.

Career Opportunities

  • Pharmacies
  • Auctioneering Practice
  • Estate agency administration
  • Estate Agency and Valuation
  • Property Management administration
  • Property Letting
Higher Education Progression*

Example of potential courses include:

  • DIT:

BSc (Hons) Property Economics (Val  survey) (DT110)

BSc (Ord) Auctioneering, Valuation &  Estate Management (DT104)

  • LIT:

BSc (Hons) Real Estate (Prop. Val & Mgt)  (LC242)

Course Co-Ordinator

Shirley Brooks

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