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  Marie Kinsella-White
The job that I do is highly specialised and the skills that I am required to have to do my job can only be acquired in our restaurant. However, by taking a job in McDonald's you are opening a career path to use those skills anywhere - the skills you acquire are very transferable. It doesn’t matter where you start, the opportunities are there.
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Course Code:
LC243
Title:
Quantity Surveying
College:
Limerick IT
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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Quantity surveying involves managing the deadlines, costs, and supplies needed during a construction project.

The third year of this course is spent on a work placement.



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The work of the Construction Economist is concerned with the monitoring and management of Construction Cost and Control, Estimating, Contractual Procurement and Negotiation, Preparing and Agreeing interim and final accounts.

 

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