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.

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Rebecca Tighe

Process Engineer

Intel

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  Rebecca Tighe
Engineering in general is an extremely broad career and can lead to you many different applications and many different parts of the world. Itís also a career which can give you a set of skills highly adaptable to other careers. In Intel the same applies. Day to day the job changes so being able to change with the job is important. Make sure you are adaptable and can apply your skills in many different situations.
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Course Code:
WD162
Title:
Quantity Surveying
College:
Waterford IT
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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Building, Construction & Property
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Quantity surveying is a practice within the construction industry which manages and controls construction costs.



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There has been a huge demand from the booming Irish construction industry for qualified Quantity Surveyors. This demand continues to exist with both Professional Quantity Surveying/Cost Consultant practices and with Construction companies.

 

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2013 Points

300

Change from 2012: 

10

History:

2012 - 290
2011 - 300
2010 - 300
2009 - 300
2008 - 310

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