5M2468 Business Administration Major Award

Course Summary

Are you ready to ignite your career in the exciting field of Business Administration? Look no further!

Introducing our exhilarating Lir 5M2468 Business Administration Major Award – the gateway to endless opportunities and boundless success!
With 8 power-packed modules, this Major Award designed by Lir is meticulously designed to equip you with the essential skills needed to work in a business administrative environment. Brace yourself for a transformational journey that will elevate your professional prospects to new heights!

The Business Administration module, the cornerstone of this award, is your passport to mastering the art of effective business administration. Learn the secrets of strategic planning, organizational dynamics, and project execution. Unleash your leadership potential and become a force to be reckoned with in the world of business administration.

In the Bookkeeping and Payroll modules, you'll unlock the secrets of financial wizardry. Dive into the captivating realm of numbers and learn the art of meticulous bookkeeping. Discover the intricacies of managing a payroll system and watch as your bookkeeping and payroll acumen soars to new heights.

Exceptional communication and customer service skills are indispensable in today's competitive landscape. Our dynamic Communications or Customer Service module will empower you to charm and captivate clients. Master the art of persuasive communication, conflict resolution, and exceptional customer service and customer experience delivery. Prepare to be the epitome of customer delight!

In the fast-paced digital era, proficiency in Word Processing/Text Production and Spreadsheets is your key to unrivalled productivity. Our modules in these areas will unleash your creativity, making you a virtuoso of document creation and data manipulation. Leave your peers in awe as you effortlessly create stunning presentations and unlock the power of data-driven decision-making!

Picture yourself at the forefront of every organisation – the welcoming face that leaves a lasting impression. The Reception and Frontline Office Skills module will hone your skills in managing front desk operations, handling inquiries with finesse, providing exceptional administrative support and fill in any existing gaps. Step into the limelight and become the indispensable cog that keeps the business engine running smoothly!

But wait, there's more! As part of this Major Award, we offer additional modules that cater to your unique interests and aspirations. Fancy delving into the captivating world of Digital Marketing? Want to unravel the mysteries of Medical Terminology or explore the rich tapestry of Intercultural Studies? The choice is yours! We'll design a Major Award specifically tailored to your passions.

Course delivery is as dynamic as the content itself. With our blended approach, you'll experience 'Live' Tutor Online modules, self-paced learning via the Lir eLearning Hub, and the constant support of your dedicated tutor. Get ready for a learning experience that fits your schedule and provides the support you need whenever you need it.

And that's not all – when you embark on this exhilarating journey, we go the extra mile. As part of our commitment to your success, we offer you the opportunity to have a professional/commercial CV designed exclusively for you. Make an unforgettable first impression as you step into the professional arena!  Your next step is to contact us.

In summary, this is a QQI Certified Major Award. The Award comprises of 8 modules. This Programme has been specifically designed for those who have an interest in working in a Business Administration/Office environment.  If you have completed your Leaving Certificate, or you are returning to work, or you are working in an office environment but do not have a recognised certification above level 4 and would like to gain skills/upskills and gain a qualification to work effectively in a business administration role, then this is the Programme for you.  

If you would like to know more about this Programme and how it could benefit you, then contact Lir Reception (044) 9342754 and speak to a Lir Training Professional.  This Programme is covered by PEL (Protection for Enrolled Learners).

Progression: This Major Award may lead to entry-level College degrees - contact Lir Director of Training for information (or exit interview) or go to the CAO website for more information

How to choose your QQI 5M2468 Business Administration Major Award:

You need 8 x modules (15 credits each) 120 credits: start counting ...

  • Mandatory:
  • 5N1610 Business Administration Skills (Mandatory)
  • 5N1354 Bookkeeping (Manual & Computerised) (Mandatory)
  • 5N1356 Work Experience (Mandatory)
  • Choose 1 Module:
  • 5N1358 Word Processing
  • 5N1422 Text Production
  • Choose 1 or 2 modules:
  • 5N0690 Communications
  • 5N0972 Customer Service
  • Remaining Modules:
  • 5N0783 Database Methods
  • 5N1389 Information and Administration
  • 5N1546 Payroll (Manual and Computerised)
  • 5N1977 Spreadsheet Methods
  • 5N1358 Word Processing (if not chosen above)
  • 5N1422 Text Production (if not chosen above)
  • Remaining credits: max 30 credits at Level 5, or max 15 credits at Level 6 (if not chosen above): 
  • 5N0783 Database Methods 
  • 5N1364 Digital Marketing 
  • 5N1389 Information and Administration 
  • 5N0765 Intercultural Studies
  • 5N2428 Medical Terminology
  • 5N1546 Payroll (Manual and Computerised)
  • 5N1407 Reception and Frontline Office Skills
  • 5N3113 Research and Study Skills
  • 5N1977 Spreadsheet Methods
  • 5N1358 Word Processing (if not chosen above)
  • 5N1422 Text Production (if not chosen above)
  • Check the 6M4985 Business Major modules (max, 1 module)


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Director of Training/Tutor

"I enjoyed the Bookkeeping L5 module. I did the module fully online. The resources and videos were very beneficial and Facilitator was always available."
Helena Crowe

Office Assistant (2021)

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5M2428 Business Administration Major Award Fee

  • QQI 5M2468 Business Administration Major Award
  • 1600

    This programme is delivered through a Lir Blended and Online delivery mode. The programme comprises of 8 x QQI component modules.

    Pay Fee or Lir Access
  • Blended and Online Learning
  • PEL - Protection for Enrolled Learners
  • Lir Microsoft 365 Software
  • Lir Bookkeeping Software access
  • Lir Payroll Software access
  • Book Virtual Office Hours
  • Tutor Contact and Support
  • Online Learning Resources
  • Learner Supports