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LC281
Automobile Technology

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Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in thhis level.

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This programme offers a unique interdisciplinary approach in which the student can obtain a mix of technological, business and management skills specifically related to the automotive/transport industry. Learners are exposed to concepts and ideas that will allow them to develop the necessary competencies to launch a career in this industry.

This programme offers students a combination of technological, business and management skills specifically related to the automotive/ transport industry.
 
 


 
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LC281 - Automobile Technology
Limerick IT

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LC281 - Automobile Technology
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Automobile Service Technician
Service Manager
Parts Manager
Warranty Manager
Auto Electrics Technician
Technical Salesman
Technical Sales Rep
Motor Vehicle Technician



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This course prepares people for work relating to the following Career Sectors. Click to explore more...

Transport & Logistics
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Mechanical Engineering & Manufacturing

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