Entrepreneurial Skills 4M0857 | 4M0857

Course modules

4N1128 Entrepreneurial Skills
4N1131 Personal and Interpersonal Development
4N1123 Word Processing
4N1989 Customer Service
4N1109 Career Planning
4N1168 Work Experience
4N0689 Communications
4N2138 Functional Maths
Plus Choice of ONE Elective
4N1116 General Office Skills
4N1108 Business English
4N1125 Information Technology
4N1120 Spreadsheet Methods
4N1112 Computer Applications


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Course Information

This is a new course offered by the Adult Education Service. It is designed to equip students with the relevant skills to avail of employment opportunities.


Successful completion of the course will enable students to seek work in a variety of roles and/or progress to further education and training.

Entry Requirements

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 and IT skills are required for the course.


QQI level 4 Employment Skills

What is a full award?

A full award means completing 8-9 modules. These modules can be completed in 1-5 years depending on your availability, your skills level and scheduling. 

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This course is a part-time major QQI award running over one year, two to three mornings per week. Individual modules can also be completed. There is an 80% class attendance requirement.

Work Experience Placement

Work experience is a core element of this award. Students will be required to complete 60 hours of work experience throughout the course, which they organise themselves.


This course is funded under the Back to Education Initiative (BTEI). To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be an early school leaver, and/or
  • be in receipt of a Social Protection payment, and/or
  • have a GP or Medical Card
  • Signing for Credits


This course takes place in Balbriggan and Swords.


*Please note not all electives are available each term