Dungarvan College / Coláiste Dhún Garbhán is a Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board Centre.
Waterford & Wexford ETB

Business Administration

Business Administration

Course Description

This programme has a long-established reputation for excellence. It provides students with the knowledge and skills to enter the world of business. Students are trained to a high-level of competence in current office technology and computer packages. On successful completion of the programme students will have many opportunities to gain employment in the computer/secretarial areas or progress to further study in the IT or Business/Commerce areas.

Programme Content

  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Text Production
  • Audio Transcription
  • Legal Practices & Procedures
  • Business Administration Skills
  • Bookkeeping - Manual & Computerised
  • Work Experience
  • Payroll - Manual & Computerised

Progression Opportunities

  • Bachelor of Business - SETU (reserved DC places)
  • BA Hospitality Management - SETU (reserved DC places)
  • B Comm - UCC (reserved QQI places)
  • Arts - UCC (reserved QQI places)
  • Higher Certificate in Business - SETU (reserved DC places)

While we make every effort to ensure that the information is accurate and up-to-date at the time of publication, this information may be subject to changes or amendments by third-level institutions or other sources. Therefore, we recommend that you always verify the information with the relevant institutions or authorities before making any decisions based on it.


  • Awarding Body: QQI
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Award Code: 5M2468
  • Level: 5
  • Award Title: Business Administration

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course may obtain employment as administrators in manufacturing and service industries nationally, and internationally, as well as in local authorities, banks, building societies, credit unions, health boards, civil service, etc.


Every year a number of students have the opportunity to travel to another European country for three weeks fully funded work experience. The students attend work in their vocational area.


College Registration Fee €200

For more information on the Business Administration course contact the course coordinator Elaine Gray at elaineroche@wwetb.ie

Youghal Rd, Cloneety, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, X35 PV34
058 41184
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