Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Oisin McGrath from Defence Forces to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Oisin McGrath

Lieutenant - Pilot - Air Corp

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If you are seriously considering applying for the Air Corps you should check the pre-required Leaving Certificate subjects as outlined in the cadetship booklet. This is very important!!

Also, if applying you should get the details of the fitness test from the cadetship booklet and make sure you can do each of the disciplines well before the fitness test...a lot of people fail this part of the application process, and it can be passed easily!

If possible, you should organise a visit to Baldonnel through somebody that you know or maybe even your school...just to get familiar with the aircraft and to see the daily operation of the Air Corps.

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CK211
Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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405

2014 Points

405

Change from 2013: 

35

Points History:

2013 - 370
2012 - 355
2011 - 360
2010 - 330
2009 - 305
2008 - 335
2007 - 455

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This is a broadly based business degree, combining the study of Chinese and its associated cultures with a business environment. The third year is spent studying in a Chinese university.


 
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BComm at UCC _ A Student's Perspective with Rochelle Williams
BComm International Chinese Studies at UCC _ A Student's Perspective with Brian Kiely

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CK211 - Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies
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CK211 - Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies
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The following FETAC Major Awards may be used for entry into this course. Click on the course codes view a list of FETAC courses that provide that award.


Essential Module Requirements:

Must have distinctions in 5 modules in the FETAC level 5/6 qualification which must include any four of the following six modules:
B20001or5N1348
B20005or5N1610
B20017or5N1400
B20029or5N2066orC20139or5N1833
B20131or5N2091or6N4045orB20132or5N1394
B20151or5N1350or 6M4091
6N1465
6N4370
6N4310


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