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Student Representative Council

The College encourages students to participate fully in the Student Representative Council. Students elect representatives from each class group to this Council. The management team in the college regularly meets with council representatives and values their contributions greatly. Two members of the Student Representative Council are elected annually onto the College Board of Management.  


QQI Maths

Will you need Maths for QQI Progression to 3rd Level? Any student (under 23 years old) intending to apply for progression to CIT in 2017 using QQI qualifications should be aware that most CIT courses require evidence of ability in Maths. The minimum requirement is usually Leaving Certificate Ordinary Level Maths grade D3, or a [...]



Cork College of Commerce is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and welcomes applications from students with documented disabilities and specific learning needs. The College is determined to provide appropriate support and help for such students within the limits of available resources. Access your student kit here. Further Enquiries: Ms. Susan Holland O’Leary (Disability [...]


Beauty Therapy QQI Level 5

This course is for those who wish to work in the Beauty Industry. This allows students to gain all of the skills required coupled with the theory behind the practical application. Sandra McGrath smcgrath@ccoc.ie Tel: (021)4223814 1 year QQI Level 5 Certificate in Beauty Therapy 5M3471 Phorest Salon Software Certificate [...]

2017-08-28T07:18:00+00:00 Tags: |

Holistic and Physical Therapies (2 year)

This ITEC two year programme equips students with a set of Diplomas which focus on the healing therapies. Students from the college are highly valued within the industry in a variety of environments. Students are also qualified to establish themselves in their own business. Geraldine Kingston gkingston@ccoc.ie Tel: 021 4223844 2 [...]

2017-08-28T07:24:46+00:00 Tags: |

Personal Trainer with Sports Massage

This Personal Trainer With Sports Massage course is a one year course accredited by ITEC and is designed to prepare students for a career in the Leisure Industry in Sports Massage and Health and Fitness. Geraldine Kingston gkingston@ccoc.ie Tel: 021 4223844 1 year Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction (Gym [...]

2017-08-28T07:41:20+00:00 Tags: |

Beauty Sales Consultant

This course aims to develop beauty product expertise while at the same time providing the practical selling and reception skills so essential to beauty consultancy in the retail sector. It is ideal for anyone who wants to represent the public face of a beauty industry as it marries beauty skills with a firm administrative [...]

2017-08-28T07:52:20+00:00 Tags: |

Nail Technician

Specialise in the rapidly expanding Nail Technician Industry by gaining all of the skills necessary to work in a Nail Bar, Beauty Salon or alternatively as a self-employed person.  You will also gain skills in other aspects of the beauty industry, such as Skin and Eye Treatments, so that your broad skill base will [...]

2017-08-28T08:01:45+00:00 Tags: |

Makeup Artistry

This QQI/ITEC certificate & diploma equips students with the skills to work as a make-up artist for Fashion, Theatre & Film  industries including special effects. The students will work with cutting edge products and equipment in the newly refurbished college make-up studio under the guidance of highly trained professional staff. smurphy@ccoc.ie Sinéad [...]

2017-08-28T08:07:24+00:00 Tags: |

International Students

The Cork College of Commerce welcomes applicants from all parts of the world. We value the cultural diversity and richness that international students bring to the college. This page aims to assist international students who wish to study at the college. E.U. Nationals are not required to pay tuition fees but must pay an activity fee [...]



The Department of Education and Skills provides a means-tested maintenance grant for learners attending full-time Further Education courses. Information regarding eligibility and application details is available at www.susi.ie


Logistics and Distribution

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 [...]

2017-08-28T09:38:57+00:00 Tags: |

Travel and Tourism

This course provide students with a broad knowledge of the multisector, fast evolving international tourism area. Students receive training in Amadeus ( Global Distribution System) used by travel agents and airlines worldwide. This course also equips students with the IT skills needed to work in travel administration. Practical tour guide training is a feature [...]

2017-11-20T15:55:52+00:00 Tags: |