FAQ – English Language & IT Skills for International Students

When does the course start?2022-04-12T17:26:06+01:00

The course starts in early September.

When does the course finish?2022-04-12T17:26:47+01:00

The course finishes at the end of May.

Do you have to do all 8 modules?2022-04-12T17:27:30+01:00

Yes, in order to get a QQI Level 5 qualification

Do you have classes every day?2022-04-12T17:28:21+01:00

Subjects can be timetabled between 9 and 5 Monday to Thursday and 9.00 to 2.00 on Fridays.

Who can apply to do this course?2022-04-12T17:29:01+01:00

All who are allowed by the Department of Education to study in Ireland.

What are the fees?2022-04-12T17:29:48+01:00

€300 including QQI examination fees)Please see payment tab on website for current fee information. Specific information on fees for certain international categories on website.

Do you need to do an English Language test?2022-04-12T17:30:34+01:00

Yes, so we can place you in the correct class for your level of English.

How do I find out about the test?2022-04-12T17:31:14+01:00

Once you have applied for the course you will get information on this test.

How do I apply for the course?2022-04-12T17:33:35+01:00
  •  Via the website: www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie if you have a PPS number: Just click on the Apply Now link.
  • Complete a form at the College reception desk – if you do not have a PPS number or you can request a paper application be e-mailed to you by clicking the ‘contact link on the website and following the instructions.
General Information2022-04-12T17:35:21+01:00

A full-time course in Further Education QQI level 5.

You are required, to complete 8 modules (subjects) to pass the course and get a QQI level 5 qualification.

English as a second language is an important part of the course and receives more teaching hours than any of the other subjects (extra tutorials in English also available)

All subjects are taught through English however it is not an ‘English language only’ course.


  • English
  • Communications
  • Customer Service
  • Contact Centre Skills
  • Digital Presentations
  • Word-processing
  • Work Experience
  • Spreadsheet Methods

In order to get information on a PPS number please go to the following website: http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Personal-Public-Service-Number-How-to-Apply.aspx

You will only get a PPS number if you are resident in Ireland

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