Galway Community College
Further Education

Financial Technology Skills

Financial Technology Skills


QQI Level 5 Course Code: 5M2102

Co-ordinator: TBC


Course Outline

This course is aimed at learners who wish to pursue a career in the finance or accounting. It develops the core knowledge, skills and competencies and provides employment opportunities to graduates across a broad range of accounting and finance roles or further progression to apprenticeships or third level studies.


  • 5N1383 Financial Services
  • 5N1354 Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised
  • 5N1348 Accounting Manual and Computerised
  • 5N1546 Payroll Manual and Computerised
  • 5N1977 Spreadsheet Methods
  • 5N1350 Applied Economics
  • 5N0690 Communications
  • 5N1356 Work Experience


€175 Student Services Fee applies to all learners.

€50 QQI Certification Fee applies to all learners except

  • Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
  • Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration).

Non EU Students are subject to an International Fee.

We advise non-EU citizens living outside Ireland to contact the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service on to ensure the course you are considering applying for is eligible for a student visa. Non-EU citizens living in Ireland are welcome to apply and require a PPS number (Personal Public Service Number). Non-EU citizens are required to pay a tuition fee set by the Irish government which is currently €3653. Some exemptions apply, for further information, please contact .

Work Experience

Work experience takes place one day per week throughout the academic year.

Special Features

Course directed by professional and qualified teachers.

Students will avail of the most up to date software.

Entry Requirements

QQI Level 4, minimum of 17 years of age at time of registration, Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied, Equivalent qualifications from other countries, relevant life experiences, relevant work experiences and mature students.


  • For information please visit our Progression Page under Student Supports

    Opportunities open to students who did not achieve the desired Leaving Certificate to allow entry to your desired course from the CAO system, you can have the opportunity to achieve up to 390 points in a PLC course and gain access to 3rd Level or for mature students who did not complete a Leaving Certificate to gain access to 3rd Level.

Please Note

Galway Community College reserves the right to make changes to any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the college and a student or a third party.

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