Progressions Overview

View Links Database Cork College of Commerce is justifiably proud of the progression options that it has established for its students. Over 350 students each year use our progressions links to continue on to University and Institutes of Technology.  The educational experience the College provides, places many of our graduates on a [...]



View Links Database The Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS) The HELS provides progression opportunities through the CAO for QQI award holders at level 5 and level 6 award holders to the first year of Higher Education programmes. A scoring system will apply to all QQI level 5 and level 6 awards listed on [...]


University College Cork

View Links Database University College Cork University College Cork accepts applications from Cork College of Commerce students under the Higher Education Links Scheme. Details of the extensive range of linked courses are availabe on our website  For further information on UCC undergraduate progressions see


Institute of Technology Tralee

View Links Database Institute of Technology Tralee Advanced entry arrangements (subject to minimum entry requirements) are in place for a number of Cork College of Commerce courses including Advanced Office Administration QQI (level 6) to second year of TL805 Information Systems Management (level 8), Marketing & Event Management QQI (level 6) to [...]


Waterford Institute of Technology

View Links Database WIT-CETB Cork College of Commerce Progression Agreement A formal Progression Agreement is in place between the CETB Cork College of Commerce and WIT whereby WIT reserves entry to a number of Year 1 and Year 2 places on specific linked programmes annually for our students. Only candidates who have [...]



View Links Database CIT Cork Colleges Progression Scheme (CCPS) In addition to the Higher Education Links Scheme entry arrangements, Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) has established a special scheme for students who successfully complete courses in Further Education Colleges in Cork called the Cork Colleges Progression Scheme (CCPS). Under the CCPS a [...]


Nursing UK (UCAS)

View Links Database Nursing UK (UCAS) Many UK Universities accept QQI level 5 Nursing Studies award holders onto their Nursing degree courses.  Each year many Cork College of College students successfully qualify as nurses using this route. Applications are made through UCAS Graduates of Cork College of Commerce QQI level 5 Nursing [...]


Nursing (CAO)

View Links Database Nursing (CAO) Entry to Nursing degree courses in Ireland is through specified QQI level 5 awards.  Students must achieve distinctions (>= 80%) in at least 5 specified components.  There is a quota of places for Nursing degree programmes in all participating Higher Education Institutions (HEI’s) including Institutes of Technology. Cork [...]