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If you like working with others, and like problem solving then its definitely worth considering. Do you ever look at a bridge/skyscraper etc. and wonder how they did that? Or better still, are you looking at the way the road at home is laid out and thinking if they had of done something differently it would have been better.

Engineering is not a career people think about and say its helping people, but in many ways it is rewarding and just as much about helping people. Engineers design things used everyday that help people get to work, provide clean water, provide sewerage systems, care for the environment....

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They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.
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Course Code:
D-181
Title:
Accounting Technician - Certified
College:
Limerick City College
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
2 Years

 

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Accountancy & Taxation
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If you are interested in this course, then these occupations may also be of interest. Note that these suggestions are not intended to indicate that this course leads directly to these occupations, only that they are related in some way and may be worth exploring.
Accountant
Actuary
Auditor
Bank / Financial Manager
Bank Official
Bank Teller
Business Analyst
Business Consultant
Claims Broker
Credit Controllers
Fund Accountant
Fund Administrator
Inspector of Taxes
Insurance Adjuster
Insurance Underwriter
Investment Analyst
Management Accountant
Tax Accountant
Tax Inspector
Taxation Consultant
   


 
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The ACCA Certified Accounting Technician Course prepares students for the examinations of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Not a CAO Course - Fees apply.



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The field of accounting offers a diverse range of career opportunities. The CAT programme leads to a vocational qualification based on national standards of competence, which allows graduates to competently support the work of professional accountants, as well as business managers in all aspects of the financial sector. The role can be broadened to include staff supervision, budgeting, debt control and audit assistance.

 

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