• Code:JB
  • Certification QQI Level 5 Award in e-Business (5M0828)
  • Duration One Year


Electronic Business is business on-line. How it’s done and what the pitfalls are; these form the key content of this course. A lot of practical, hands-on skills development takes place. Building web sites, building databases, incorporating those databases onto the web sites – these are examples. Legal dimensions are also explored. Manual and Computerised Bookkeeping is also involved. Developing skills and learning how to use them in an on-line world; that is the point of the course.

Programme of Study

  • E-Business Studies
  • The Internet
  • Web Authoring
  • Work Experience
  • Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Database Methods
  • Communications

Modules subject to change

Entry Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate or its equivalent. Extenuating circumstances may be considered  
  • Leaving Certificate Applied award  
  • Full QQI Level 4 award  
  • Mature applicants – experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications  


Garda Vetting is necessary prior to work experience placement

Career Opportunities

  • Graduates of this course have proved valuable employees to a wide variety of employers.  The skills learnt on this course are skills that few people in workplaces have; graduates quickly become essential workers heavily depended upon.  The award and all its components present extremely well on a CV.  
  • Progression to QQI (FETAC) Level 6 course in Management at BIFE.
  • Progression to 3rd level courses through the Higher Education Links  Scheme (HELS).
Higher Education Progression*

Examples of potential courses include:

  • BIFE:

QQI Level 6 course in Management  (6M4587)

As a Level 5 major award, this course serves as a route to Higher Education.  The CAO system recognises it as such.  The course is sufficiently open to be an enabling experience for those wanting to consider a wide variety of HE options.  The skills acquired will prove invaluable.  

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