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The candidate needs to have a desire to travel. That is the most important. Travel is a vital part of the role of Internal Auditor at CRH. Your travel percentage ranges between 40% - 70% per year. They do try to keep it at a minimum but with a high staff turnover, you could be placed on additional audits that are short staffed.
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|QQI Award Code:||6M5159 Film and Television Production|
|QQI Award Code||6M5159 Film and Television Production|
This course, allows students to develop the skills they have already gained to a more advanced level. This is a one-year course, which combines a range of digital video shooting, editing, special effects, audio recording and editing skills.
Those who complete the course may gain entry into the second year of a Level 8 degree course. This department contains the most up to date hardware and software. Facilities include wireless Apple Macs, wide screen G5s, a range of HD digital video cameras, SLR cameras, Boom and Zoom microphones, LED and Soft Box studio lights. We have a green screen animation room, in which students can produce stop- motion animations, with the option of mixing them with live video. 3D computer animations can also be produced using Cinema 4D.
What will you Study?
Documentary Production 6N18514
Editing Practice and Techniques 6N5427
Film and Digital Video Production 6N5428
Film and Television Camera and Lighting 6N18516
Studio and Location Sound Production 6N4981
Work Experience 6N1946
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. 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.
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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