West Clare VTOS

e-Business Award

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner  with the knowledge, skill and competence in the application and use of information and communications technologies to enable the learner to apply principles and practices of e-Business technologies in a range of contexts. This will allow the learner to apply new processes in any business setting and also prepare the learner for further studies in the areas of business and computing.

Job Opportunities

  • Social Media
  • Online Marketing
  • IT Secretary/Admin

Info Please note that modules marked with R are required for this Award, while those marked O are options.

This level 5 module aims to give the learner an understanding of what makes an Internet enabled business function. 

The areas covered include communication using the internet, purchasing systems, online shopping, uses of cloud computing, and social media for business. 

The learner will learn to apply e-Business practices to existing businesses and to function within an established e-environment.

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to build websites and webpages. 

They will learn how to effectively use HTML5 and CSS standards using code editors to assist in the construction, testing and maintenance of websites. 

This award aims to allow the learner to gain practical experience in a work environment. This placement is prepared for by the learner by exploring the employment area; their own goals and their skill-set. A plan and comprehensive learner diary are prepared during the placement and a supervisors report containing feedback is completed by the employer.

After the placement a reflection and personal critique is written allowing the learner to prepare for future employment and/or training opportunities.

Communications is mandatory for all level 5 awards. It is very important to have good communication skills in order to enable a person to work effectively in the workplace.

Communications is the activity of conveying information through the exchange of thoughts, messages or information, as by speech, visuals, signals, writing, or behaviour. It is the meaningful exchange of information between two or a group of people.

Level 5 learners will be required to build a collection of work/portfolio which consists of written work and skills demonstrations including a one to one interview, an oral presentation and group discussion.

This module is designed to give the learner the relevant knowledge and skills to use the internet as an effective communication and research tool and to develop the learner’s technical skills.

The module also gives the learner an appreciation of the importance of ensuring security and confidentiality when using the Internet.

This module is a statement of the standards achieved by the learner. 

It provides an in-depth knowledge of word processing software and enables the learner to develop their word processing skills to an advanced level.

This level 5 module will give the learner the skills to record, edit, interpret and analyse payroll data using both manual and computerised methods. 

The learner will be equipped with the ability to take on end-of-year returns as well as the daily upkeep of staff records and reports vital in HR (Human Resources) and accounting departments.

This module aims to give the learner an understanding of both computerised and manual bookkeeping techniques.  The skills learned will equip the learner with knowledge and competence to produce and maintain accurate records. 

The methods used ensure easy integration with any organisation or business’ bookkeeping methods and procedures.

This module is a statement of standards within the area of word processing and its associated requirements. 

The learner will develop their word processing skills and build their knowledge of file management techniques using the most recent version of word processing software.

This module provides the learner with a comprehensive competence in a number of computer applications.The skills covered include database systems, spreadsheets and computer graphics

These abilities will give the learner a platform to develop any and all of these skills further. 

This language module aims to give a solid basis in the language, culture and social traditions of Spain. This is achieved through not only study of the language itself but also the exploration of what makes Spain so unique and such a popular destination.