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.
QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business Studies 5M2102
QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in evening for learners requiring Maths for progression
CCOC Certificate Chinese (optional)
€500 including QQI examination fees. (Medical card holders exempt from €250)
- Accounting – Manual and Computerised 5N1348
- Applied Economics 5N1350
- Business Administration Skills 5N1610
- Communications 5N0690
- Marketing Practice 5N1400
- Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
- Work Experience 5N1356
- Statistics 5N2066
- Word Processing 5N1358.
- Chinese CCOC / German 4N1173 (optional)
Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4. Mature students are exempt from Leaving Certificate requirement. All applicants are interviewed.
- Two week work placement
- Optional Chinese or German
- Professional guest lecturers
- Pitstop Leadership Programme from Common Purpose for selected students
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. See Progressions for details.
Accounts Assistant, Marketing/Sales Representative, Junior Office Administrator/Data Entry, Customer Service Assistant. All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub. Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking.
My name is Daniel Dekyssky. I come from Slovakia originally. I have been living in Ireland for the past 4 years. I came to Ireland with the aim of studying English. Then in 2015 I decided to study Business Studies in Cork College of Commerce. Thanks to the College of Commerce I got the opportunity to study Chinese and I was delighted to be chosen to take part in the Confucius Institute Shanghai Easter Camp. It was a truly memorable experience and a great opportunity to see this amazing culture. I am currently studying Commerce in UCC. I feel that at the College of Commerce I received an excellent preparation for my 3rd level studies.Daniel Dekyssky
My name is Kamile Pociute. I studied Business Studies in Cork College of Commerce in 2015. I was lucky enough to spend two weeks in Shanghai University, all courtesy of the Confucius Institute and the College of Commerce. It was a wonderful, life- changing experience. I am now studying Commerce and Chinese in UCC and I am looking forward to spending my 3rd year studying in university in Shanghai. It all started with the College of Commerce! I could not have achieved this without the College of Commerce. It was well worth spending an extra year in College to get into my dream course.Kamile Pociute
“The college was for me a great starting point for me as it helped me to discover the qualities and skills which I hadn’t discovered before. This encouraged me to continue with my third level education to CIT. There have been so many improvements in my educational life because of what I have learnt in CCOC. I am very grateful to all of teachers of for their time, sacrifice and encouragement during my time at the college and I won’t forget that.”Erick Ndambi