- All applicants will do an English test at entry
- Mature Applicants welcome
- Use of a computer / laptop and Wi-Fi is desirable
- English as a Second Language (ESOL)
- Business Administration
- Accounting Manual and Computerised
- Spreadsheet Methods
- Customer Service
- Word Processing
- Work Experience / Personal and Professional Development
- Maths (Optional)
- European Language (Optional)
Students who complete the one-year QQI Level 5 English (ESOL) and IT course can progress through the CAO system to Higher Education courses in Trinity College Dublin, UCD, DCU, Maynooth University, TU Dublin, National College of Ireland and IADT.
Another progression route is the Rathmines College QQI Level 6 one-year Advanced Certificate in Business and the QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Business – Legal. Students have the opportunity to access courses at Advanced Entry (2nd year) of popular degree courses in both TU Dublin and NCI. Students also progress to the Rathmines College Professional Accounting courses where they can choose from a range of ACCA and ATI courses.
Work experience is an essential part of all our programmes. The College assists students in finding suitable work placements and monitors and assesses their performance in the work place.
The module Personal and Professional Development may be taught instead of Work Experience.
Our English (ESOL) and IT graduates always find meaningful employment after they finish studying in Rathmines College. With the improved accuracy and confidence in their English, along with the practical skills they learn, make our graduates excellent candidates for employment.