ABE Level 4 Diploma in Business Management

ABE Accredited College

Hours: 15 Hours per week
Start date: September & January annually
Level 4 (NFQ Level 6)


EU student: €1,000 (€1,150) pa
Non-EU Ireland: €1,000 (€1,150) pa
Non-EU Abroad: €4,400 pa
Length: 1 Years

Diploma in Business Management


Holders of the Diploma in Business Management are able to proceed to the Higher Diploma, to other awarding body qualifications or into employment.

Potential job occupations: Assistant/Administrator, Customer Service Assistant/Manager, Assistant Manager Retail Services. The Diploma consists of four mandatory units: Introduction to Accounting, Introduction to Business Communication, Introduction to Business and Introduction to Quantitative Methods. All units are mandatory to pass the Written Examination.

  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Business Communication
Entry Requirements for Diploma Courses

No formal qualifications are required but applicants should demonstrate competence in English by the attainment of one of the following:

  • British Council
  • Intermediate Certificate in English/Upper Advanced Certificate in English LCCI
  • English for Business (EFB) 1st or 2nd level Pitman/City and Guilds
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)/English for Business and Communication
 Important ABE Dates

In order to take ABE examinations, students must be registered members of the Association. Registration and examination deadlines are strictly enforced. Entries received after the deadline will incur late entry fees.

Registration and exam entry closing dates vary but are generally two months prior to the exam sitting.