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Rathmines College of Further Education

01 4979678
Townhall, Rathmines,, Rathmines, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Rathmines College of Further Education runs 1 and 2 year courses certified at QQI Levels 5/6 or by relevant professional bodies.

The college offers courses in Business, Journalism, Office Administration, Accountancy, IT, Liberal Arts, English Language and much more. Courses at Rathmines College of Further Education are 1 or 2 year programmes and are fully certified at QQI levels 5/6 or by relevant professional bodies.

Rathmines College of Further Education is located in a very vibrant suburb of Dublin with plenty of accommodation available in the vicinity. It is an area characterised by young dynamic people from all over the world who are either working or studying in the area. As well as the college library and study facilities students can access the excellent Rathmines Public Library to assist them with research and study. For the students of Rathmines College of Further Education, there is always somewhere close at hand to meet friends for coffee. Rathmines is a very lively venue by night and at the weekends.

Rathmines College has a long established and admired reputation as a centre of learning. Providing courses since 1902, the college has developed an excellent reputation with employers, accrediting bodies, students past and present, parents, the local community and other education institutions.

Taking a course in Rathmines College is often just the first step for students. Internal progression from QQI Level 5 Awards to Advanced Certificates QQI Level 6 and BTEC Higher National Diplomas for example are a popular option for students and many external progression links are established and facilitated by the college. Graduates of courses can become eligible for entry to Universities and from some courses receive exemptions onto degree programmes


Accounting Technician With IT Applications

The Accounting Technician With IT Applications course may lead to employment as a technician or to professional studies with ACCA, ACA, CIMA and DPA where it allows exemptions. Course Modules: First Year: Financial Accounting,Taxation,Law & Ethics,Business Management. Second Year:Advanced Financial Accounting,Advanced Taxation,Management Accounting,Integrated Accounting Systems.

Certificate in Accountancy, Business and Taxation

Course aims The Certificate in Accountancy, Business and Taxation course aims to develop accountancy, business and taxation skills and prepares students for direct employment in the business/ accounting/ sector or continue to a FETAC Level 6, the Professional Accountancy courses, Higher National Diplomas or Higher Education. Course Modules Accounting Manual and Computerised Taxation Financial Services Payroll…

Advanced Certificate in Administration course

About this Advanced Certificate in Administration course This course is designed to allow the learner gain advanced knowledge and skills in the general area of office management. The course aims to build on the solid foundation provided on completion of the Level 5 Business Award. Course Modules Mandatory Business Management Advanced Communications Personal and Professional Development…

Certificate in Legal Administration course (QQI LEVEL 5)

Legal Administration course modules Legal Practice & Procedure Information & Administration Text Production Word Processing Audio Transcription Reception & Front Line Office Spreadsheet Methods Personal Effectiveness Medical Terminology Work Experience Language (Optional)

Certificate in Medical Administration course (QQI level 5)

Course aims This Certificate in Medical Administration course is designed to prepare students for front-line receptionist duties with a particular emphasis on a Medical/Health Service environment. Course modules Medical Terminology Text Production Communications Information & Administration Word Processing Audio Transcription Business Administration Legal Practice and Procedures Work Experience Spreadsheet Methods Language (Optional)

Office Skills course (QQI level 4)

About Office Skills course This Office Skills course covers the basics of Office Skills and ensures the learner is comfortable using computers and has good IT Skills.  It will allow the learners to progress on to do a variety of QQI Level 5 courses in Rathmines College or other ETBs including Certificate in Business –…

Liberal Arts (QQI level 5)

Course aims This Liberal Arts course aims to provide opportunities for school leavers to gain access to Arts, Social Science & Humanities degree programmes at Universities and I.T.’s. It will provide a second chance for many school leavers who aspire to Third Level. This course is confined to school leavers. Similar programmes within CDETB are offered…

Advanced Certificate in Business QQI level 6 course

Business QQI level 6 course aim This Business QQI level 6 course is designed to enable the successful learners to gain an in depth understanding of the role and function of accounting and finance within an organisation and business environment. It also offers the learners the opportunity to develop effective management skills with an understanding of…

Computer Programming QQI level 5

Course Aims This course is designed to ensure that students develop a high level of efficiency in the skills necessary for the modern business environment. The core area of the Programming Course is Computer Programming and Computer Architecture and Systems. Modules Computer Programming Computer Architecture & Systems Maths for Computing Web Authoring Spreadsheet Methods Database…

Repeat Leaving Certificate

Course aim To assists students in achieving access to further and higher education through improvement of their point score. Modules English Irish Maths Applied Maths Biology Chemistry Physics Business Economics Accounting French German Spanish Geography History Home Economics Classical Studies Art Music  

English and Information Technology for International Students

Course aims This course is designed for students from overseas who wish to improve their knowledge of English and acquire Business and IT Skills. The College provides an ideal environment for students to integrate with their Irish counterparts in the student centre of Rathmines. Course modules ESOL (English as a Second Language) Business Administration Reception…

Certificate in Marketing

Course Aims This Certificate in Marketing course aims to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to embark on a career in marketing. It may also provide a foundation for more advanced studies in marketing.   Course Modules: Business Administration Skills Marketing Practice Behavioural Studies Digital Marketing Applied Economics Spreadsheet Methods Word Processing Customer Service…

Software Development course (QQI level 6)

About the Software Development course This Level 6 Software Development course enables our Level 5 Computer Programming students to progress  and develop their programming skills in C++, Java and Visual Studio 2010.  Sucessful graduates from this course may attain advanced entry to second year Computer Science at DIT, ITT, NCI, ITB and Griffith College.  The core…