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Liam McCaul

R&D Engineer

Sustainable Energy Authority

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  Liam McCaul
Do your best to find out the most you can about your specific engineering category, whether it be Electronics, Mechanical, Civil etc. Approach companies to try and get experience whilst you are at college, that way you have a running start on how to use the most up to date packages and instruments that companies have, and that then gets you the work experience when you finish college.
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Course Information

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Whitehall College of Further Education

Whitehall College of Further Education

Financial & Legal Services - Advanced


Course Code:  6M4985
Award Code(s):  6M4985
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This programme should enable students to progress quickly to middle management positions in the Financial Services Industry or to progress to Further or Higher Education.

 

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.

Computerised Accounts
Business Management
Work Experience
Business Law
Communications
Human Resource Management
Finance
Spreadsheets

 

Important: Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

 

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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.
Business Analyst   Financial Trader  
Financial Adviser   Management Associate  
Financial Manager - EU   Insurance Loss Adjuster  
Insurance Claims Handler   Underwriter - Insurance (Technical)   
Insurance Loss Assessor   Financial Analyst  
Fund Administrator   Fund Accountant  
Actuary   Bank Official  
Bank / Financial Manager    Underwriter - Insurance (Standard)  
Reinsurance Technician   Commodity Broker  
Building Society Manager   Fund Supervisor  
Fund Manager   Pension Fund Manager  
Investment Banker   Recruitment Team Leader  
Insurance Broker   Special Investigations Unit Analyst  
Court Usher / Judicial Assistant   Patent Agent / Attorney  
Paralegal   Compliance Manager  
Legal Executive   Law Clerk  
Solicitor   Pensions Adviser  
Trade Union Official   Court Reporter / Stenographer  
Client Relations Manager   Tax Accountant  
Auditor   Accounts Administrator  
Accounting Technician   Stockbroker  
Debt Collector   Financial Controller  

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.
Banking, Insurance & Financial Services
Law & Legal
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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

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

To view CAO courses to which any Major Award (including this one) provides a possible Progression route, click below:

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