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CORK COLLEGE F U R T H E R E D U C A T I O N C O R K C I T Y & S K I B B E R E E N www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie O F C O M M E R C E PROSPECTUS 2018

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Cork Education and Training Board (CETB) was formed in 2013 through the integration of the Cork City and County Cork VEC’s and in January 2014, what was Fás training in Cork came under the remit of Cork ETB. For the first time ever, further education and training (FET) became part of a single, coherent integrated structure. Cork ETB’s FET services (FET CORK) sit alongside our primary and post primary services in providing high quality education and training services which are innovative, responsive and inclusive.

Through Cork ETB there is a pathway for every learner.

FET Cork is tasked by SOLAS to provide high quality FET programmes which are responsive to the needs of learners and the requirements of a changed and changing economy. Through the varied and diverse programmes and courses delivered by the colleges and centres that operate under FET Cork, learners are provided with education and training opportunities that are designed specifically to provide the skills and competencies necessary and required to access the world of work, or to progress on to further studies. Our courses are recognised and certified by nationally and internationally recognised awarding bodies, with graduates highly valued by employers and with direct access links from many courses into Higher education courses in Universities and Institutes of Technology, both in Ireland and abroad.

Learners engaging with FET Cork programmes reflect the fullness of Irish society, in terms of age, experience, gender, ethnicity and so much more. Participation on a FET Cork programme is designed to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding of the individual in an environment that is supportive and encouraging, where differences and diversity are recognised and respected. School leavers, mature learners, learners with a disability and learners who have come to Ireland to make it their home are welcomed, supported and encouraged to participate and engage with our programmes.

Presented in this prospectus are a range of full time programmes offered by Cork College of Commerce. Within the diversity of programmes offered I am sure that you will find something that will provide you with the foundation and impetus to take the next step in your learning journey, and that you will have an experience built on our commitment to high quality teaching and learning in a supportive environment that will expand your horizons and provide new opportunities for your future. John Fitzgibbons Director of Further Education and Training Cork Education and Training Board CETB Foreword

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We at the College of Commerce hope that among the pages of this prospectus you will find the course you have always wanted to pursue.

As the largest college of Further Education in Ireland we provide a very broad range of courses across a range of disciplines. We are conscious that many of our students choose a course because they want to gain employment in which case we can provide recruitment fairs, jobs enterprise seminars and a whole range of services in our jobs advice hub. Many more choose a course because of the excellent progression opportunities we can make available. New links with European colleges, Links programmes with universities and special arrangements with Institutes of Technology mean that the progression opportunities are high in quantity and quality.

We also work at adding extra value to our courses with industry visits, guest speakers, field trips, leadership programmes and work experience.

Our students are a diverse group from a range of ages, educational and life experiences and we provide them all with the qualifications to move another step forward to their goals. We have a completely international student population and we cater for those just leaving second level education or those stepping back into education after years of living their lives. We also work hard at supporting your learning with guidance, counseling, study support, mentoring, disability support, mature student support and international student support. An attractive canteen, crèche, supervised study hall, open access computer facility and being located right in the centre of town also add to the attractiveness of student life here making us a college of choice.

We are ideally located in the heart of Cork City and are a short walk to the main shopping and night life area of the city. The bus station and train station are likewise within easy reach. We really are the city’s downtown campus. We care about your learning, your success and your student experience here. We are passionate about our college and making it a great experience for you. Quality courses, quality teachers and a huge commitment to the teaching and learning process make this a great college and a number one choice.

Note: The college reserves the right to restructure or cancel any course without notice.

This prospectus does not infer or impose any legal obligation on the Cork Education and Training Board or the college Board of Management to provide courses or other services to students. Welcome to your city centre campus

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contents contents General Information 86 Business & Administration 06 – 32 College Information 93 Work Experience 95 Industry Connect 96 West Cork Campus Courses 99 Early Childhood Studies 34 – 41 Hair, Beauty & Complementary 42 – 51 Health & Fitness 52 – 63 Security Studies 74 – 77 Information Technology 64 – 69 Tourism Food & Hospitality 78 – 84 Leaving Certificate 70 – 73 contents Progression to Higher Education 91

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BUSINESS & ADMINISTRATION

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FET CORK PROSPECTUS 2018 8 Course fees outlined on www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie CONTACT DETAILS For further information email: accounting@ccoc.ie (021) 4223807 Accounts Administration INTRODUCTION This course provides the knowledge and skills for those who would like to work in the accounts administration section of a company.

Students gain expertise in general administration and specialize in accounts based skills. Students participate in • Professional guest lectures • Jobs seminar ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4. Mature students are exempt from Leaving Certificate requirement. All applicants are interviewed. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview.

CERTIFICATION QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business Administration 5M2468 QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in the evening for learners requiring Maths for progression). WORK PLACEMENT/EXPERIENCE Students undertake a block work placement of 2 weeks in an office environment. EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Administration 6M5013. Great progression opportunities to UCC and other Higher Education colleges. Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS), Tralee IT and Waterford IT for preferential entry for College of Commerce students. Up to 390 CAO points for any Institute of Technology can be attained by successful completion of this course.

Please consult our progressions database at https://corkcollegeofcommerce.ie/progressions/ for up to date information.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Accounts departments, any business office environment. All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub (see pg. 92). Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking. COURSE CONTENT Business Administration Skills 5N1610 Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised 5N1354 Word Processing 5N1358 Teamworking 5N1367 Work Experience 5N1356 Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977 Payroll Manual & Computerised 5N1546 Digital Presentations 5N0653

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FET CORK PROSPECTUS 2018 9 Course fees outlined on www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie INTRODUCTION This course will allow participants to gain an accounting qualification that is recognised both nationally and internationally.

This is a two year course. Students will participate in • Professional guest lectures • Training in Excel Spreadsheets and Accounts Software ENTRY REQUIREMENTS School leavers must have a Leaving Certificate with either: • At least five O5 grades in 5 Ordinary level subjects (including English and either Mathematics or Accounting), or • At least two H6 grades in Higher Level subjects and two O5 grades in Ordinary level subjects (to include English and either Mathematics or Accounting at either level).

For mature applicants who have reached 21 years of age (by 1st January of the year in which they wish to commence the course), experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview. CERTIFICATION Certificate for Accounting Technicians (after Year 1) Diploma for Accounting Technicians (after Year 2 plus two years of relevant work) QQI Component Certification WORK PLACEMENT/EXPERIENCE Students will undertake a 3 week work placement before the commencement of their second year.

EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES Excellent progression opportunities to Higher Education colleges. Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS) and Tralee IT for preferential entry for College of Commerce students. Please consult our progressions database at https://corkcollegeofcommerce.ie/progressions/ for up to date information. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Accounting Technicians can perform a wide range of finance roles in industry ranging from accounts assistant roles up to financial controller roles. They also can work in an accounting practice in auditing or taxation roles ranging from junior assistant up to manager levels.

Exemptions may be available from examinations of some of the professional accountancy bodies.

All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub (see pg. 92). Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking Accounting Technician COURSE CONTENT YEAR 1 Financial Accounting IAT101 Taxation IAT102 Law & Ethics IAT104 Business Management IAT103 Spreadsheets QQI 5N1977 Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised QQI 5N1354 COURSE CONTENT YEAR 2 Advanced Financial Accounting IAT109 Advanced Taxation IAT106 Integrated Accounting Systems IAT 107 Management Accounting IAT 108 CONTACT DETAILS For further information email: accounting@ccoc.ie (021) 4223807

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FET CORK PROSPECTUS 2018 10 Course fees outlined on www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie CONTACT DETAILS For further information email: accounting@ccoc.ie (021) 4223807 INTRODUCTION This course is geared towards school leavers and more mature applicants who are looking for a new professional career. It is a two year programme which combines ‘on-the-job’ work experience with academic study. Participants will work at their employers’ office four days a week (while paid wages by the employer) and attend classes here in the college one day a week over two academic years. Participants graduate as fully qualified Accounting Technicians.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Applicants will be recent school leavers who have completed the Leaving Certificate or employees who wish to work in a finance role. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age on or before the 1st of July in the year of entry. Applicants • must have at least O5 grade in Leaving Certificate English and Maths or Accountancy. • should normally have approximately 310 CAO points Applicants who sat the Leaving Certificate before 2017, must have a minimum of 300 CAO points and a D3 in Ordinary Level English and Maths or Accountancy.

Mature applicants (over 23) will be assessed individually to consider eligibility (see www.accountingtechnicianapprenticeship.ie for full details of Entry requirements).

Note: Study of Accountancy at Leaving Certificate level is not a requirement. Note: It is at the employer’s discretion to enhance the entry criteria for selection. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and being offered an apprenticeship contract by a registered employer following an interview process.

CERTIFICATION Participants graduate as fully qualified Accounting Technicians, with a QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate Award. WORK PLACEMENT/EXPERIENCE Students will work at their employer’s office for four days per week. The employer led recruitment process is organised and managed by ATI. EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES Successful graduates will receive generous exemptions from study professional accountancy bodies. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Accounting Technicians are qualified accounting professionals employed throughout all levels of finance across the public sector, industry, private accountancy practices and self-employment.

They perform a wide range of roles including: Bookkeeping, Financial Accounting, Taxation & Budgeting.

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship, a person may apply to do further study with one of the professional bodies. Accounting Technicians Apprenticeship COURSE CONTENT YEAR 1 Financial Accounting IAT101 Taxation IAT102 Law & Ethics IAT104 Business Management IAT103 COURSE CONTENT YEAR 2 Advanced Financial Accounting IAT109 Advanced Taxation IAT106 Integrated Accounting Systems IAT 107 Management Accounting IAT 108

FET CORK PROSPECTUS 2018 Course fees outlined on www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie 11 INTRODUCTION This course is a broad based programme providing an excellent grounding in the skills and knowledge required in a modern business setting allowing the student to enter the workplace or progress to Higher Education at the end of the course.

Students participate in • Optional Chinese or German • Professional guest lectures • Digital Marketing workshop ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4. Mature students are exempt from Leaving Certificate requirement. All applicants are interviewed. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview.

CERTIFICATION QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business Studies 5M2102 QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in the evening for learners requiring Maths for progression). WORK PLACEMENT/EXPERIENCE Students undertake a block work placement of 2 weeks in a business/industry environment. EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Business 6M4985 CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Administration 6M5013 CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality (Tourism with Business) 6M5012 CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Marketing and Event Management (Business) 6M4985 Excellent progression opportunities to UCC and other Higher Education colleges.

Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS), Tralee IT and Waterford IT for preferential entry for College of Commerce students. Up to 390 CAO points for any Institute of Technology can be attained by successful completion of this course. Please consult our progressions database at https://corkcollegeofcommerce.ie/progressions/ for up to date information.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Accounts Assistant, Marketing/Sales Representative, Junior Office Administrator, Customer Service Assistant. All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub (see pg. 92). Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking. COURSE CONTENT Accounting - Manual & Computerised 5N1348 Applied Economics 5N1350 Business Administration Skills 5N1610 Communications 5N0690 Marketing Practice 5N1400 Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977 Work Experience 5N1356 Statistics 5N2066 Additional Training:- CCOC Certificate Chinese (optional) German 4N1173 (optional) CONTACT DETAILS For further information email: business@ccoc.ie (021) 4223850 Business

FET CORK PROSPECTUS 2018 Course fees outlined on www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie 12 Business (International) INTRODUCTION This course is of relevance to those who have an interest in business and in the global marketplace. It is designed to enhance understanding of international practice and operations and is a must for those who want to spread their business wings outside of this country. Students participate in • Optional Chinese or German • Company visits • Professional guest lectures ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4. Mature students are exempt from Leaving Certificate requirement.

All applicants are interviewed. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview.

CERTIFICATION QQI Level 5 Certificate in International Trade 5M2111 QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in the evening for learners requiring Maths for progression) WORK PLACEMENT/EXPERIENCE Students undertake a block work placement of 2 weeks in a business/industry environment. EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Business 6M4985 CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality (Tourism with Business) 6M5012 CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Marketing and Event Management (Business) 6M4985 Excellent progression opportunities to Higher Education colleges.

Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS), Tralee IT and Waterford IT for preferential entry for College of Commerce students. Up to 390 CAO points for any Institute of Technology can be attained by successful completion of this course. Please consult our progressions database at https://corkcollegeofcommerce.ie/progressions/ for up to date information.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Multi-national/Irish companies involved in exporting and importing and general supply chain and logistics operations. All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub (see pg. 92). Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking. COURSE CONTENT International Trade Practice 5N2072 Legal Practice & Procedures 5N1394 Marketing Practice 5N1400 Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977 Supply Chain Operations 5N2409 Business Administration Skills 5N1610 Communications 5N0690 Work Experience 5N1356 Additional Training:- CCOC Certificate in Chinese (optional) German 4N1173 (optional) CONTACT DETAILS For further information email: business@ccoc.ie (021) 4223850

FET CORK PROSPECTUS 2018 Course fees outlined on www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie 13 INTRODUCTION This executive traineeship involves a full academic year programme followed by a three-month work placement for those ambitious to pursue a career as a professional accountant. Students study towards the Certificate in Business and Accounting qualification accredited by CPA. It is a great opportunity for students to demonstrate to employers their level of knowledge and capabilities and it will equip them with a set of skills for a range of roles in business. Applicants in receipt of certain social welfare payments may be fully funded on this course and receive a training allowance.

Students participate in • Professional guest lectures • Entrepreneurial skills workshop ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Leaving Certificate from 2017 onwards Grade O6 or above in at least 6 papers, three of which must be grade H5 or higher. Two of the six subjects must be English and Maths. Leaving Certificate up to 2016 Grade D3 or above in at least 6 papers, three of which must be grade C3 or above in higher level papers. Two of the six subjects must be English and Maths.

Mature applicants (over 23) should enquire about eligibility directly as experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview. CERTIFICATION Certificate in Business and Accounting accredited by CPA Ireland. (This course constitutes one level of the four level professional CPA programme). QQI Component Certificate WORK PLACEMENT/EXPERIENCE Students will undertake 3 months work placement at the end of the academic year, which is unpaid.

However those in receipt of a training allowance will continue to receive that allowance. EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES As a CPA Accounts Executive, you can continue your studies with the CPA qualification on a part time basis and work towards becoming a qualified Certified Public Accountant. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Financial Services across the public sector, accountancy practices, industry, self-employment. All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub (see pg. 92) Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking.

COURSE CONTENT Management in Organisations CPA-F1- MO Business Law & Professional Ethics CPA- F1BLPE Economics & Business Planning CPA-F1- EPB Accounting CPA- F1-A Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised 5N1354 Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977 Payroll Manual & Computerised 5N1546 CONTACT DETAILS For further information email: accounting@ccoc.ie (021) 4223807 CPA Traineeship

FET CORK PROSPECTUS 2018 Course fees outlined on www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie 14 English Language & IT Skills for International Students INTRODUCTION This course is specifically designed for International Students to help improve fluency in English and acquire IT and customer care skills.

This leads to opportunities to gain employment here and abroad and also to opportunities for further study within the college and at third level. Students participate in • State of the art digital language laboratories • Site visits to contact centres • Mature student support and mentoring • Cultural activities • Fluency in English is the main focus of this course • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Package ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Applicants will be required to take an assessment to determine their level of competency in the English language. This enables the college to place students in appropriate classes.

An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview.

CERTIFICATION QQI Level 5 Certificate in Contact Centre Operations 5M2071 QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in the evening for learners requiring Maths for progression) WORK PLACEMENT/EXPERIENCE Students undertake a block work placement of 2 weeks in a business/industry environment. EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Business 6M4985 CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Administration 6M5013 Excellent subsequent progression opportunities to UCC and other Higher Education colleges. Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS), Tralee IT and Waterford IT for preferential entry for College of Commerce students.

Up to 390 CAO points for any Institute of Technology can be attained by successful completion of this course. Please consult our progressions database at https://corkcollegeofcommerce.ie/progressions/ for up to date information.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Customer service, contact/call centres, receptionists, and administration positions requiring bi-/multilingual skilled individuals with an awareness of good customer service and excellent telephone technique. All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub (see pg. 92) Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking. COURSE CONTENT Communications 5N0690 Contact Centre Skills 5N1361 Customer Service 5N0972 English as a Second Language 5N1632 Spreadsheet Methods or Information Technology & Computer Applications 5N1977 4N1125 4N1112 The Internet 5N1611 Word Processing 5N1358 Work Experience 5N1356 CONTACT DETAILS For further information email: englishandit@ccoc.ie (021) 4223816

FET CORK PROSPECTUS 2018 Course fees outlined on www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie 15 INTRODUCTION This course provides the knowledge and skills for employment in office administration. Particular emphasis is placed on IT applications within an office environment. Our new certificate in Office Informatics provides a new dimension to the programme and assists students in integrating all of the knowledge and skills they gain into a complete understanding of the office arena. Students participate in • Professional guest lectures • Jobs seminar ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4.

Mature students are exempt from Leaving Certificate requirement. All applicants are interviewed. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview.

CERTIFICATION QQI Level 5 Certificate in Office Informatics 5M18294 QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in the evening for learners requiring Maths for progression) WORK PLACEMENT/EXPERIENCE Students undertake a block work placement of 2 weeks in an office environment. EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Administration 6M5013 Great progression opportunities to UCC and other Higher Education colleges. Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS), Tralee IT and Waterford IT for preferential entry for College of Commerce students. Up to 390 CAO points for any Institute of Technology can be attained by successful completion of this course.

Please consult our progressions database at https://corkcollegeofcommerce.ie/progressions/ for up to date information.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Any business office environment. Past students have been employed in numerous administrative positions such as Apple Computers, UCC, Cork City Council, Cork County Council and many other businesses. All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub (see pg. 92). Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking. COURSE CONTENT Office Informatics 5N18295 The Internet 5N1611 Communications 5N0690 Database Methods 5N0783 Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977 Work Experience 5N1356 Word Processing 5N1358 Digital Presentations 5N0563 Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised 5N1354 CONTACT DETAILS For further information email: administration@ccoc.ie (021) 4223825 Essential IT for the Office

FET CORK PROSPECTUS 2018 Course fees outlined on www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie 16 Estate Agency Administration INTRODUCTION This course provides the knowledge and skills for those who would like to work in administration in Property Management Services, Auctioneers and Valuers and Property companies. Students gain expertise in general administration and specialize in valuation and estate agency practice. Students participate in • Professional guest lectures • Jobs seminar • Training in myhome.ie software • Safety and Health workshop ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4.

Mature students are exempt from Leaving Certificate requirement. All applicants are interviewed. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview.

CERTIFICATION QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business 5M2102 QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in the evening for learners requiring Maths for progression) Certificate in myhome.ie WORK PLACEMENT/EXPERIENCE Students undertake work placement one day per week in partnership with a number of nominated estate agents/auctioneers for the duration of the year. Students are assigned to one of the partnership companies for their placement. EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Administration 6M5013 Progression options include BSc (Hons) Property Economics (Val Survey) DT110 (DIT), BSc (Ord) Auctioneering, Valuation & Estate Management- or BSc (Hons) Real Estate (Prop.

Val & Management) – LC242 (LIT). Successful candidates are eligible to apply for entry to the IPAV Higher Certificate in Real Estate (Valuation Sale and Management) part time course in ITT Dublin. Other progression options to UCC, CIT and other higher education colleges exist, see our Progressions database for details. Please consult our progressions database at https://corkcollegeofcommerce.ie/progressions/ for up to date information.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Property Management, estate agencies. All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub (see pg. 92). Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking. COURSE CONTENT Valuation 5N3928 Estate Agency Practice 5N3025 Business Administration Skills 5N1610 Marketing Practice 5N1400 Word Processing 5N1358 Customer Service 5N0972 Work Experience 5N1356 Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977 CONTACT DETAILS For further information email: estateagency@ccoc.ie (021) 4223822

FET CORK PROSPECTUS 2018 Course fees outlined on www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie 17 FinTech – Technology for the Financial Sector COURSE CONTENT Mobile Technologies 5N0580 Applied Economics 5N1350 Financial Services 5N1383 Customer Service 5N0972 Work Experience 5N1356 Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977 Business Administration Skills 5N1610 Funds Administration 5N1387 Finance and technology are increasingly interlinked in the modern economy.

This financial technology course enables the student to understand the competencies required to work in that growing financial sector. It enables the student to take subjects that will introduce them to the area of financial services and supporting technology so that they will be able to pursue job opportunities in the sector. Financial Services is an area that is in big demand throughout the country. Students participate in • Professional guest lectures • Site visits • Sales Institute and Marketing Institute event participation • Digital Presentations workshop • Entrepreneurial skills workshop • Digital Marketing workshop ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4.

Mature students are exempt from Leaving Certificate requirement. All applicants are interviewed. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview.

CERTIFICATION QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business 5M2102 QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in the evening for learners requiring Maths for progression). WORK PLACEMENT Students undertake a block work placement of 2 weeks in a financial services environment. EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES Excellent progression opportunities to UCC and other Higher Education colleges. Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS), Tralee IT and Waterford IT for preferential entry for College of Commerce students. Up to 390 CAO points for any Institute of Technology can be attained by successful completion of this course.

Please consult our progressions database at https://corkcollegeofcommerce.ie/progressions/ for up to date information.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Financial Services administration, Customer service administration, financial advice office administration, Back office financial services administration,credit union administration. All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub (see p . Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking. CONTACT DETAILS For further information email: business@ccoc.ie (021) 4223850

FET CORK PROSPECTUS 2018 18 Course fees outlined on www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie INTRODUCTION This course provides the student with a range of administration skills necessary to pursue employment opportunities in the public, private or community sector.

This course is specifically aimed at those who are currently unemployed, seeking to retrain in order to re-enter the workforce. The shared services sector is beginning to grow and there are employment opportunities here going forward. Students participate in • Professional guest lectures and site visits • Skillsport online learning • FIT employment supports – CV workshops, interview skills, mock interviews.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Long term unemployed with no previous educational qualification higher than FETAC/QQI Level 4; applicants should be aged 21 and over and in receipt of social welfare payment. Applications through FIT at (021) 2428755, www.fit.ie or contact your Local Employment Network (LES). Application can also be made directly to the college, through the college website. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview. CERTIFICATION QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business Administration 5M2468.

QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in the evening for learners requiring Maths for progression).

WORK PLACEMENT/EXPERIENCE Students undertake a block work placement of 2 weeks in a variety of settings e.g. customer service, back office or shared services. Students are encouraged to find their own work experience and will be supported by FIT in this effort. During the course FIT personnel provide backup for work experience, mentor the learners and provide follow up after the work experience has been completed. EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES CCOC Advanced Certificate in Advanced Administration 6M5013 Excellent progression opportunities to UCC and other Higher Education colleges. Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS), Tralee IT and Waterford IT for preferential entry for College of Commerce students.

Up to 390 CAO points for any Institute of Technology can be attained by successful completion of this course. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Graduates are well placed to take up positions in either back or front office administration and customer service within any organization. Graduates have found employment in retail, customer care and general administration. All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub (see p . Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking.

COURSE CONTENT Business Administration Skills 5N1610 Book-Keeping Manual & Computerised 5N1354 Word Processing 5N1358 Communications 5N0690 Contact Centre Skills 5N1361 Work Experience 5N1356 The Internet 5N1611 Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977 CONTACT DETAILS For further information email: FITcourses@ccoc.ie (021) 4223836 FIT–Business Administration Skills

FET CORK PROSPECTUS 2018 19 Course fees outlined on www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie INTRODUCTION This course provides students with skills and knowledge specifically for the Human Resources area within the administration sector.

An introduction to the areas of recruitment, staff training and development, the rights and responsibilities of employers plus other general industrial relations issues are covered in the course. The students participate in • Professional guest lectures • Microsoft Outlook workshop • Jobs seminar • Data Protection workshop ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4. Mature students are exempt from Leaving Certificate requirement. All applicants are interviewed. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview.

CERTIFICATION QQI Level 5 Certificate in Information Processing 5M2067 QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in the evening for learners requiring Maths for progression). WORK PLACEMENT/EXPERIENCE Students undertake a block work placement of 2 weeks in an office environment. EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Administration 6M5013 (Advanced HR Administration) Excellent progression opportunities to UCC and other Higher Education colleges. Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS), Tralee IT and Waterford IT for preferential entry for College of Commerce students.

Up to 390 CAO points for CIT can be attained by successful completion of this course. Please consult our progressions database at https://corkcollegeofcommerce.ie/progressions/ for up to date information.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES This course will lead to employment opportunities in the recruitment, human resource and personnel departments in a variety of companies. Successful graduates of the course will be fully qualified to take up employment is any modern office environment. All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub (see pg. 92). Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking. COURSE CONTENT Human Resources 5N3586 Information & Communication Systems 5N1952 Word Processing 5N1358 Employment Law 5N3785 Communications 5N0690 Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977 Database Methods 5N0783 Work Experience 5N1356 Payroll Manual & Computerised 5N1546 CONTACT DETAILS For further information email: administration@ccoc.ie (021) 4223825 HR Administration

FET CORK PROSPECTUS 2018 Course fees outlined on www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie 20 COURSE CONTENT Family Law 5N3786 Criminal Law 5N3787 Audio Transcription 5N1549 Business Law 5N2091 Communications 5N0690 Legal Practice & Procedures 5N1394 Text Production 5N1422 Work Experience 5N1356 Additional Training:- CCOC Certificate in Legal Evolve CONTACT DETAILS For further information email: legal@ccoc.ie (021) 4223822 Legal Administration INTRODUCTION This course is of value to those who are interested in working as Legal Administrators or who would like to prepare for a career in the legal profession by progressing to Higher Education.

It is a useful pre-university option. The students learn all of the pertinent legal terms desirable to work in a legal office, receive a good grounding in basic law and a feel for the specialism they have chosen. Students participate in • Professional guest lectures • Training in Case Management System, Legal Evolve • Participation in Law Workshop in UCC • Court visits ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4. Mature students are exempt from Leaving Certificate requirement. All applicants are interviewed. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview.

CERTIFICATION QQI Level 5 Certificate in Legal Studies 5M3789 QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in the evening for learners requiring Maths for progression). WORK PLACEMENT/EXPERIENCE Students will undertake a block placement of two weeks in the administrative offices of legal firms. EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES CCOC QQI Advanced Certificate in Legal Administration (Business 6M4985) Excellent progression opportunities to UCC and other Higher Education colleges. Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS), Tralee IT and Waterford IT for preferential entry for College of Commerce students.

Up to 390 CAO points for any Institute of Technology can be attained by successful completion of this course. Please consult our progressions database at https://corkcollegeofcommerce.ie/progressions/ for up to date information.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES As a graduate of this course you can pursue careers in a range of area including legal secretary, legal researcher, paralegal work and general administration. All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub (see pg. 92). Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking.

FET CORK PROSPECTUS 2018 Course fees outlined on www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie 21 INTRODUCTION This course introduces Supply Chain Management and will enable the student to develop an understanding of the movement and storage of goods from the point of ordering raw materials to point of sales.

It gives a comprehensive understanding of all of the factors involved including the Safety and Health issues that arise as a part of the work. Students participate in • Professional guest lectures and site visits • Safety & Health workshop • Safe Pass Training • Logistics & Distribution conferences. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4. Mature students are exempt from Leaving Certificate requirement. All applicants are interviewed. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview.

CERTIFICATION QQI Level 5 Certificate in Logistics and Distribution 5M2767 QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in the evening for learners requiring Maths for progression). WORK PLACEMENT/EXPERIENCE Students undertake work placement one day per week in partnership with a number of nominated logistics/distribution companies for the duration of the year. Students are assigned to one of the partnership companies for their placement. EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality (Tourism with Business) 6M5012 CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Marketing and Event Management (Business) 6M4985 Excellent progression opportunities to UCC and other Higher Education colleges.

Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS), Tralee IT and Waterford IT for preferential entry for College of Commerce students. Up to 390 CAO points for any Institute of Technology can be attained by successful completion of this course. Please consult our progressions database at https://corkcollegeofcommerce.ie/progressions/ for up to date information.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Opportunities may arise to work in purchasing administration and buying, supply chain analysis, warehouse administration and management, export/import industries, customer service and transport administration. All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub (see pg. 92). Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking. COURSE CONTENT Freight Forwarding 5N2728 Inventory Control 5N2726 Purchasing 5N2727 Spreadsheets Methods 5N1977 Warehousing 5N2725 Communications 5N0690 Work Experience 5N1356 Supply Chain Operations 5N2409 Additional Training:- CCOC Manual Handling Training and Certification Safe Pass Certification (SOLAS) CONTACT DETAILS For further information email: logistics@ccoc.ie (021) 4223807 Logistics & Distribution

FET CORK PROSPECTUS 2018 Course fees outlined on www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie 22 Marketing with Advertising & Public Relations INTRODUCTION This course aims to provide students with the necessary specialist knowledge of how digital marketing, advertising and public relations operate in the modern world. This knowledge is fundamental in ensuring that a business succeeds. Students participate in • Professional guest lectures • Sales Institute and Marketing Institute event participation • Site visits • Entrepreneurial skills workshop • Workshop on Google Adwords and Display Advertising, Google Analytics and Social Advertising ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4.

Mature students are exempt from Leaving Certificate requirement. All applicants are interviewed. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview.

CERTIFICATION QQI Level 5 Certificate in Marketing 5M2069 QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in the evening for learners requiring Maths for progression). WORK PLACEMENT/EXPERIENCE Students undertake a block work placement of 2 weeks in a Marketing/Digital Marketing/Advertising/PR environment. EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality (Tourism with Business) 6M5012 CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Marketing and Event Management (Business) 6M4985 Excellent progression opportunities to UCC and other Higher Education colleges.

Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS), Tralee IT and Waterford IT for preferential entry for College of Commerce students. Up to 390 CAO points for any Institute of Technology can be attained by successful completion of this course. Please consult our progressions database at https://corkcollegeofcommerce.ie/progressions/ for up to date information.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Sales and marketing, marketing communications, corporate affairs, digital marketing, customer service. All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub (see pg. 92). Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking. COURSE CONTENT Advertising 5N0748 Applied Economics 5N1350 Behavioural Studies 5N1351 Customer Service 5N0972 Desktop Publishing 5N0785 Digital Marketing 5N1364 Marketing Practice 5N1400 Public Relations 5N1405 Work Experience 5N1356 CONTACT DETAILS For further information email: marketing@ccoc.ie (021) 4223853

FET CORK PROSPECTUS 2018 Course fees outlined on www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie 23 INTRODUCTION This course provides students with skills and knowledge specifically for the medical, dental and general health sector. All of the required office specialisms couple with medical terminology and use of the Socrates medical package meaning that students are well equipped to go to the workplace. Students participate in • Socrates Medical Package training • Professional guest lectures • Jobs seminar • First Aid workshop ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4. Mature students are exempt from Leaving Certificate requirement.

All applicants are interviewed. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview.

CERTIFICATION QQI Level 5 Certificate in Office Administration 5M1997 QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in the evening for learners requiring Maths for progression). WORK PLACEMENT/EXPERIENCE Students undertake a block work placement of 2 weeks in an office environment. EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Administration 6M5013 CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Administration 6M5013 (Advanced HR Administration) Excellent progression opportunities to UCC and other Higher Education colleges. Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS), Tralee IT and Waterford IT for preferential entry for College of Commerce students.

Up to 390 CAO points for CIT can be attained by successful completion of this course. Please consult our progressions database at https://corkcollegeofcommerce.ie/progressions/ for up to date information.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Medical and Dental Administration and Reception, general practices, hospital and care facilities. Former students have been employed in Primary Care Centres, hospitals and other large and small health related environments. All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub (see pg. 92). Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking. COURSE CONTENT Information & Administration 5N1389 Text Production 5N1422 Medical Terminology 5N2428 Communications 5N0690 Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977 Database Methods 5N0783 Work Experience 5N1356 Word Processing 5N1358 Additional Training:- CCOC Socrates Medical Package CCOC Infection prevention & Control CONTACT DETAILS For further information email: administration@ccoc.ie (021) 4223825 Medical & Dental Reception

FET CORK PROSPECTUS 2018 Course fees outlined on www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie 24 Office Digital Marketing Specialist CONTACT DETAILS For further information email: marketing@ccoc.ie (021) 4223853 COURSE CONTENT Desktop Publishing 5N0785 eBusiness Studies 5N1369 Work Experience 5N1356 Digital Marketing 5N1364 Web Authoring 5N1910 Information & Communication Systems 5N1952 Database Methods 5N0783 Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977 Teamworking 5N1367 INTRODUCTION This course aims to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to operate as an administrator in a company whilst at the same time being able to manage the social media and digital marketing needs of that company.

This skill-set is an asset to any small or medium sized business without a standalone marketing department. This specialism will assist any company with modern on-line presence for business purposes. Students participate in • Professional guest lectures and site visits • Sales Institute and marketing event participation • Workshop on Google Adwords and Display Advertising, Google Analytics and Social Advertising ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4. Mature students are exempt from Leaving Certificate requirement. All applicants are interviewed. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview.

CERTIFICATION QQI Level 5 Certificate in Information Processing 5M2067 QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in the evening for learners requiring Maths for progression). WORK PLACEMENT/EXPERIENCE Students undertake a block work placement of 2 weeks in a business/administration/office environment. EDUCATION PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Administration 6M5013 CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Administration 6M5013 (Advanced HR Administration) CCOC QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Marketing and Event Management (Business) 6M4985 Excellent progression opportunities to UCC and other Higher Education colleges.

Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS), Tralee IT and Waterford IT for preferential entry for College of Commerce students. Up to 390 CAO points for any Institute of Technology can be attained by successful completion of this course. Please consult our progressions database at https://corkcollegeofcommerce.ie/progressions/ for up to date information.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Social media hubs, sales and marketing, marketing communications, online retailing sector, general office administration. All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub (see pg. 92). Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking.