Digital Marketing and Business Skills (VTOS) QQI Level 5 | 5M2648

Course modules

5N1610 Business Administration Skills
5N1364 Digital Marketing
5N1400 Marketing Practice
5N1977 Spreadsheet Methods
5N1354 Bookkeeping- Manual and Computerised
5N1358 Word Processing
5N2885 Personal & Professional Development
5N1390 Personal Effectiveness

What will I learn?

This is a must have course that opens doors to multiple roles and progression paths. The course includes a range of modules for working in administrative roles such as Payroll, Marketing, Spreadsheets, Digital Marketing etc. There is also an opportunity to progress to third level. Successful completion of the course leads to a full award in Business Administration QQI level 5.

How is this course taught?

This course is taught in person, over a 9 month period starting in September 2024. Start times are 9:15 and finish times 14:30 approximately, Monday to Friday, with one day assigned to work experience. The course follows as school calendar with mid-term, Christmas and Easter holidays.

When will this course take place?

The next course modules will start in September 2024 and finish in May 2025.

Who can apply for this course?

Eligible Adults (See eligibility below) who live in the Fingal and surrounding area can apply for this course. To ensure that you are offered a place on a course which is at the right level for you and appropriate to your learning needs all applicants are assessed prior to placement on the course. A high level of English language is required. IT skills are required for the course and an interest and aptitude for beauty.

Am I eligible for this course?

This course is funded under VTOS funding. In order to be eligible, applicants must be:

  • 21 or over the first day the course starts
  • in receipt of a Social Protection Payment for 6 months (156 days) immediately prior to starting the course. Please see the VTOS ‘Am I Eligible?’ section of FAQs for a list of qualifying social protection payments.

How to Apply?

  • Click HERE to apply online
  • Call 01 841 7763 to apply over the phone,
  • Email if you have questions about the application process or would like more course information,
  • Visit our centre to apply in person


This course takes place in  Castlemill Education Center, Balbriggan K32 P237