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Edel Butler

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Irish Tax Institute

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I think a career in tax is very rewarding and is an enjoyable career. There are a varied number of jobs which are available to someone with a tax qualification, including private practice, industry, Revenue, lecturing etc. The role of a tax adviser in practice or indeed within Revenue is, in my experience, extremely varied and challenging.

I would advise college students who are considering a career in tax to look into placements offered by their colleges / summer internships. I know from my time spent in private practice that a great number of the bigger accountancy / tax practice offer such positions to college students. This is a great way for such students to get a feel for what a career in tax entails and will help them in making a decision as to whether or not tax is something that they would enjoy.
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St. Conleth's Community College

Pre-Science - Applied Biology - Food, Health & Nutrition


Code:  CASFX
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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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.
Agricultural Officer   Engineer - Biosystems / Agriculture / Food  
Food Scientist   Geotechnician  
Food Technologist   Food Safety Consultant  
Landscape Manager   Landscape Scientist  
Horticultural Scientist   Arborist  
Cartographer    Forester - Professional  
Brewer   Farmer - Dairy  
Agricultural Scientist   Horticultural Manager  
Dairy Industry Scientist   Groundsperson  
Agricultural Adviser   Farm Manager  
Farmer - Dry Stock   Hazardous Waste Specialist  
Agricultural Inspector   Production Manager - Manufacturing  
QC (Quality Control / Assurance) Manager   Toxicologist  
Molecular Biologist   Pharmacologist  
QC (Quality Control / Assurance) Analyst   Biochemist  
Biological / Microbiological Scientist   Biotechnologist  
Water Treatment Plant Operator   Microbiologist  
Pharmacist   Patent Agent / Attorney  
Nutritionist   Production Planner  
Research Scientist   Botanist  
Engineer - Sterilisation   Engineer - Biomedical  

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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.
Chemical, Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry & Food
Medical & Healthcare
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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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CASFX 

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