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Patrick Quinn

Trainee Retail Manager

Lidl

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  Patrick Quinn
You need to be interested in retail; you need to be up to date on the on going competition between Lidl and other retailers such as Tesco’s, Dunnes Stores and Aldi. If you are competitive you will be excited by ongoing tactics to increase footfall and drive sales. You need to be a team player and communicate well with colleagues. I think punctuality is very important as it will earn you respect and people will trust you to be on time.
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LC501
Business (Clonmel)

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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
3 Years
Duration of course
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160

2013 Points

160

Change from 2012: 

-5

Points History:

2013 - 165
2012 - 170
2011 - 185
2010 - 180
2009 - 100
2008 - 100
2007 - 125
2006 - AQA
2005 - 120
2004 - 125
2003 - 135
2002 - AQA
2001 - AQA

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This course covers project and operations management, cost and management accounting, economics, financial accounting, marketing for small businesses, and business information systems. There is a follow-on degree available.


 
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This course will accept any FETAC Major award as an entry requirement. Click on the link below to view a list of FETAC courses that are from the same career sector. Note you can expand the list by using the filters on the list page.

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Details of the 2013/14 scoring system and a FETAC calculator can be found HERE

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With business experience, graduates will be able to initiate, develop and successfully manage SME's. (small to medium enterprises). Graduates will also be encouraged to conduct further study to degree and post-graduate level. Foundation for employment in such areas as accounting, marketing, management, administration and computing applications.



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