Certificate in Marketing - QQI Level 5

  • Award
  • QQI Level 5 Award 5M2069
  • One year full time

Course Aims

This course provides students with the skills and knowledge required to embark on a career in Marketing, Digital Marketing or Sales.
Students will study a least eight subjects in this full time one year course, covering up to date content in topical
areas such as marketing research, marketing planning, promotional methods, social media marketing, search
engine optimization, digital advertising, and effective public relations.
Students who complete this one year level 5 QQI course with us have gone on to further study in TU Dublin (DIT, IT Tallaght, IT Blanchardstown), WIT, IT Carlow, National College of Irland (NUI), UCC, UCD Maynooth, IADT.

Course Requirements

The basic entry requirement for this course is

  • Leaving Certificate with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Mature Applicants welcome.
  • All applicants whose first language is not English will be tested at entry.
  • All applicants will be interviewed.
Course Modules
  • Marketing Practice
  • Behavioural Studies
  • Applied Economics
  • Word Processing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Statistics
  • Customer Service
  • Public Relations
  • Work Experience
  • Language (Optional)

QQI Level 5 Award 5M2069

Education Progression

On successful completion of a QQI Level 5 course students have the opportunity to progress within Rathmines College to:

  • QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Business 6M4985;
  • QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Business – Legal 6M4985;
  • Our Professional Accounting Department where they may choose from a range of ACCA and ATI Professional Accounting courses.

Students who achieve the required results in their level 6 award will have the opportunity to apply for advanced entry to a number of Higher Education colleges including DIT, NCI, ITB and ITT. QQI Level 5 award holders may also apply to a wide variety of Higher Education colleges through the CAO system. Click here to see current links from our QQI business awards to Higher Education courses in the Dublin area. See the CAO website and the websites of the relevant higher education institutions for more information. Please note that some higher education courses have specific results and subjects requirements.

Career Opportunities

Students who successfully complete this course are equipped to seek employment in a range of business, advertising, sales and marketing environments.

Work Experience

Work Experience is an essential part of the programme and gives the learner the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills acquired on the course.

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