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Deborah Caffrey

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  Deborah Caffrey
For my particular job role, as a yield analysis engineer, good organization and communication skills are quite important. Along with having the technical knowledge, being able to properly communicate your ideas/findings is very important. A lot of my day is spent dealing with other people in the factory and it is very important to be able to communicate efficiently with them.
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Killester College of Further Education

Killester College of Further Education


 

Security Systems - Installation & Maintenance


Code:  5M2109
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Further Information...

This is a highly practical qualification that can lead to a career in security technology. It can also allow students access electrical engineering courses at Third level. It offers a direct link with DIT's Level 7 degree in Sustainable Design in Electrical services Engineering.


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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.
IT Security Specialist   Forensic Computer Analyst  
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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.
Security, Defence & Law Enforcement
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
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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.

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5M2109