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.

We asked Donal Og Cusack from Sustainable Energy Authority to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Donal Og Cusack

Automation/Energy Engineer

Sustainable Energy Authority

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  Donal Og Cusack
Some of the best people I know still aren’t sure what they want to do, my advice would be to give it a go. If you don’t like it you can always try something else. Whatever is in your heart follow it, don’t be something just because someone in your family is. Whether you’re looking to be a leader, a designer or come up with new ideas and a better way of doing things, make sure it’s something that fills you with passion.
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Moate Business College

Moate Business College


 

Business & Office Administration


Course Code(s):  5M1997 5M2468
QQI Award Code:  5M2468 Business Administration
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course enables the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently and under supervision providing administration services and support in a range of office administration contexts and or to progress to further and or higher level studies.

 

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.

Text Production 5N1422
Word Processing 5N1358
Information & Administration 5N1389
Business Administration Skills 5N1610
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised 5N1354
Legal Practice and Procedures 5N1394

 

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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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