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Chloe Kinsella

Engineer - Carbon

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People working as carbon specialist come from many different backgrounds. In fact one of my former colleagues came from a genetics background, while the others were from an engineering background.

In Ireland at the moment it is quite hard to get into the carbon space so you may have to go abroad for training.

To pursue a career in engineering it is important to have a strong technical background.

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Stillorgan College of Further Education

Stillorgan College of Further Education

Event Management


Course Code:  5M2102
Award Code(s):  5M2102
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
Event Management is a growing and exciting industry worldwide. This innovative course is designed to develop the skills to participate in and to co-ordinate an event from inception to completion. The course has a very practical focus where students gain hands-on experience in event management.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Event Management Principles & Practices
Hands-On approach to Event Production
Marketing & PR Techniques
Overview of Web Design
Desktop Publishing Methods
Digital Marketing
Business Administration Skills
Safety & Health Best Practice
Communication Methods
Customer Relations
Opportunity for Work Experience
First Aid

 

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Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Advertising / PR manager   Advertising Account Manager  
Direct Marketing Manager   Events and Promotions Manager  
Brand Manager - Marketing   Media Buyer  
Product Marketing Manager   Media Sales Executive  
Marketing Executive   Advertising Media Planner  
Marketing Adviser   Public Relations Officer / Press Officer  
Digital Marketing Executive   Advertising Media Buyer  
PR / Public Affairs Consultant / Lobbyist   Advertising Art Director  
Advertising Media Salesperson   Market Researcher  
Market Research Executive   Public Relations Account Executive  
Marketing / Communications Manager   Corporate Affairs and Communications Manager  
Social Media Specialist   Producer  
Receptionist - Hotel   Travel Agency Manager  
Hotel Sales & Marketing Manager   Spa Manager  
Conference & Banqueting/ Event Co-ordinator   Chef  
Commis Chef   Restaurant/Catering Manager  
Baker/Confectioner   Travel Courier/Resort Representative  
Tour Guide   Hotel Rooms Division Manager  
Consumer Scientist    

Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations
Tourism & Hospitality
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Progression Routes

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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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