Then Diploma in Business Skills (DBS) SCQF level 7 is highly recommended for business owners and professionals. It consists of eight (8) short single unit Awards in soft-skills, including business etiquette, people skills, self-awareness and communication skills, as well as more traditional qualifications in Business, Finance and IT. Completion of all eight individual Awards entitles the learner to the full Diploma in Business Skills award, a qualification which is SCQF credit-rated at Level 7.
This suite of courses is highly recommended for business owners and professionals. The programme equips learners with a wide range of essential business/workplace skills required to create and accelerate success in the business world, whether they are starting out in their own business or joining an existing organisation, regardless of size.
This course is accredited by EduQual. EduQual is a full member of the UK Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB).
In the UK, qualifications at this level are broadly equivalent to the first year of a Bachelors (Hons) degree. Therefore, learners can also use this qualification to progress on to gaining higher qualifications in a relevant field.
Learners studying for the Diploma in Business Skills (DBS) (SCQF Level 7) may progress to the Diploma in Business and Marketing Management (DBMM).
Holders of EduQual SCQF credit-rated Diplomas can ‘top-up’ to Degrees awarded by many British and international universities, including, but not limited to:
- Anglia Ruskin University
- Bath Spa University
- Binary University of Business and Entrepreneurship (Malaysia)
- University of Bedfordshire
- University of Chester
- University of Dundee
- University of East London
- Edinburgh Napier University
- London Metropolitan University
- Newman University
- University of Northampton
- University of South Wales
The Diploma in Business Skills (DBS) SCQF level 7 consists of eight (8) short single unit Awards in soft-skills, including business etiquette, people skills, self-awareness and communication skills, as well as more traditional qualifications in Business, Finance and IT.
Completion of all eight individual Awards entitles the learner to the full Diploma in Business Skills award, a qualification which is SCQF credit-rated.
Each unit can also be a standalone award.
- Principles of Business Etiquette
- Principles of Business and Finance
- Principles of Business Communication
- Principles of Information Technology for Business
- Principles of Marketing and Customer Service
- Principles of People Skills in Business
- Principles of Self Awareness and Personal Development
- Principles of Time Management in Business
Applicants need not have any previous formal college/university qualification to enrol on this programme. However, an applicant is required to have a minimum Leaving Certificate or Ordinary National Diploma (OND) and at leaast two years’ work experience.
In aadditon, applicaants would be required to have produce evidence of of their proficiency in English Language, if English is not their first language. Proof of proficiency must not be more than 2 years old. To take a test, visit http://bit.ly/RoegateDuolingo or https://ieltsonlinetests.com/
TEACHING, LEARNING, ASSESSMENTS
Teaching and learning will be undertaken 100% online through tutor-supported study, lectures, seminars and tutorials. Learners will be encouraged to develop their skills in self-directed learning, which will take place outside the formal classroom environment. Formative assessments will arise through projects, case studies, research and testing, wherever appropriate.
Summative assessment will be through responses to assignments enabling learners to demonstrate their understanding of the subjects they have studied.
There is no exam for this programme. Assessment of all learning outcomes will be via assignments, presentations and projects.
Typically, completion of this course takes 6 -9 months. However, learners may decide to study at their own pace, which my either shorten or lengthen completion time.
HOW TO APPLY
Admissions at Roegate College takes place all year round. To apply, contact the Admissions Office by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or WhatsApp chat/call/text +353894217664.
SUCCESSFUL COURSE COMPLETION
Each unit is made up of 5 credits and learners are required to complete a total of 40 credits in order to receive their diploma. A learner will, on average, need 50 hours (incl. class time, self-study and assessment) to complete each of the 8 units of this programme.
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