This module has been developed to prepare learners for a junior administrative position in an organisation. It is also intended to prepare the learner for further study in the related areas. It has been developed as one of the mandatory modules for the Level 5 Certificate in Business Studies – Administration. This module can also be taken as an elective vocational module on a range of awards.
Course documentation for this, FETAC/QQI accredited course is detailed, comprehensive and easy to read. This distance learning FETAC accredited course means that students can study flexibly at home or at work, while gaining an Internationally Recognised Qualification.
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Who should complete this course?
Programme Entry Requirements:
Progression to further Studies:
This course is assessed through a number of assignments which students must complete to demonstrate their understanding of various topics.
Assignments (2) 60%
Examination (Theory-Based) 40%
Assignment 1: The brief for the first assignment will require candidates to investigate and critically evaluate a meeting they attended in the recent past. A description of the meeting under investigation should include the venue, objective, participants, outcomes and results. The student’s own personal development needs in the area of meetings should also be evaluated.
Assignment 2: The student must collect business type data from a business publication (e.g. newspaper, magazine or web site). The student will use this information to create a graph. The data must have two sets of variables and at least 10 sets of information. They must explain what the date is about, who may need it, and what the information is telling the user. The student must also identify any trends and explain what the graph is telling the user, critically evaluate the information presented. Findings should be clearly presented with an introduction, conclusion and pages numbered. The student should include all source documents.
Examination (Theory-Based) 40%: The internal assessor will devise a theory-based examination
that assesses candidates’ ability to recall and apply theory and understanding, requiring responses to a range of short answer and structured questions. These questions may be answered in
different media such as in writing or orally.
The examination will be based on a range of specific learning outcomes and will be 2 hours in duration.
The format of the examination will be as follows:
This QQI Business Administration 5N1610 course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend.
Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.