eBusiness 5M0828 NFQ Level 5 major award

Certificate Details
Title: eBusiness
Teideal as Gaeilge: Ríomhghnó
Award Type: Major
Code: 5M0828
Level: 5
Credit Value: 120
Purpose The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to acquire the
knowledge, skill and competence to work independently and under
supervision in a range of eBusiness contexts and or to progress to
further and or higher education and training.

Statements of Knowledge, Skill and Competence

Learners will be able to:


Demonstrate an understanding of the nature of eBusiness and how it may be used in a modern organisation.

Demonstrate specialist knowledge of eBusiness concepts and practices and an understanding of the equipment and infrastructure essential to conduct ecommerce.

Know How & Skill

Demonstrate a broad range of specialist knowledge and skills in eBusiness and in the design of a work-based solution to meet the needs of a business.

Select a range of techniques and tools to generate an
eBusiness solution for a client through the use of information
systems and technology.


Demonstrate the ability to integrate theory and practice in an e-Business environment taking into consideration the economic, security and legal issues which may arise.

Perform eBusiness tasks to illustrate both independent initiative and the ability to work effectively in a team-based environment.

Learning to Learn
Take responsibility for own learning in a structured environment.

Apply critical reflection to gain an awareness of self-development and progression towards future learning experiences. The learning outcomes associated with this award are outlined in the associated Component Specifications.


To access programmes leading to this award the learner should have reached the standards of knowledge, skill and competence associated with the preceding level of the National Framework of Qualifications. This may have been achieved through a formal qualification or through relevant life and work experience.


Achievement of this award will enable the learner to transfer to other appropriate programmes leading to awards at the same level of the National Framework of Qualifications.


Achievement of this award will enable the learner to progress to other appropriate programmes leading to awards at the next or higher levels of the National Framework of Qualifications.

Progression Awards

Learners who successfully complete this award may progress to a range of different awards.


The grade achieved will be determined by the grades achieved on the components

Certificate Requirements
The total credit value required for this certificate is 120. This will be achieved by completing:

All of the following components:
5N1369 eBusiness Studies
5N1611 The Internet
5N1910 Web Authoring

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following components:
5N0690 Communications
5N0693 Constructive Thinking
5N0972 Customer Service
5N1367 Teamworking
5N1951 Entrepreneurial Skills

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following components:
5N1356 Work Experience
5N1433 Work Practice

A minimum credit value of 30 from the following components:
5N1348 Accounting Manual and Computerised
5N1354 Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised
5N1610 Business Administration Skills
5N0783 Database Methods
5N0784 Design Skills
5N0785 Desktop Publishing
5N1364 Digital Marketing
5N1631 Irish
5N1632 English as a Second Language
5N1623 French
5N1624 German
5N1626 Italian
5N1627 Polish
5N1628 Russian
5N1629 Slovak
5N1630 Spanish
5N1400 Marketing Practice
5N1546 Payroll Manual and Computerised
5N1418 Start your Own Business
5N1358 Word Processing
5N1952 Information and Communication Systems
5N1977 Spreadsheet Methods
5N2409 Supply Chain Operations
5N2091 Business Law

The remaining credit value of 15 can be obtained by using relevant component(s) from level 5. A maximum of 15 credits may be used from either level 4 or level 6.

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