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Electronic Engineer

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  Shane Callanan
Being an Engineer is a great career choice. It offers so many opportunities both in Ireland and world-wide. Most positions will have terrific travel opportunities after a few years experience under your belt, and if you choose you course carefully your qualification will be recognised by employers all over the globe. Also an engineering qualification will open doors into management roles if that is your preferred career choice, but the reverse is not the case (if you do a course outside of engineering, you will probably not be able to branch off into engineering a few years after graduating).
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McEgan College

Business Studies


Code:  BBSXX
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

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Further Course Suggestions....
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Sample Careers 
The following occupations are related to the area of study for this course. Click on the occupations to explore further.
Accounts Team Leader   Health & Safety Officer  
Civil Service - Clerical Officer   Data Control Clerk  
Database Administrator   Computer Data Input Operator  
Project Manager. Software Design   Clerical Assistant  
Office Secretary   Receptionist - Office  
Freight Clerk   Wages/Payroll Clerk  
Telephonist   Secretary  
Bookseller   Payroll Manager  
Personal Assistant   Bi-lingual / Multi-lingual Secretary  
Bookkeeper / Numerical Clerk   Archivist  
Front Office Junior Manager   Filing / Records Clerk   
Bank Official   Post Office - Customer Service  
Clerk (General)   Insurance Clerk  
Medical Secretary   Legal executive  
Legal Secretary   Law Clerk  
Library/Information Assistant   Airport Check-in Agent  
Credit Controllers   Civil Service - Administrative Officer  
Civil Service - Executive Officer   Wedding Planner  
Staff Training Officer   Letting Agent / Landlord  
Pensions Adviser   Customs Officers  
Park Warden / Officer   Hotel Porter  

Career Sectors related to this course:
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.
Clerical & Administration
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FETAC Progression routes to Higher Education. 1 Route(s)
This course leads to a FETAC 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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To view CAO courses which this specific course leads to, click on the Award Code below:

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