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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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Ballsbridge College of Further Education

Ballsbridge College of Further Education


 

Event Management - Advanced Certificate


Code:  6M4985
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Further Information...
Graduates of this course can find employment in arts and music festivals coordination, corporate convention management, event coordination and management, exhibitions and special events, major sporting events and  marketing, business administration and management associated with event management or marketing
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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.
Advertising / PR manager   Advertising Account Manager  
Direct Marketing Manager   Events and Promotions Manager  
Brand Manager - Marketing   Media Buyer  
Product Marketing Manager   Media Sales Executive  
Marketing Executive   Advertising Media Planner  
Marketing Adviser   Public Relations Officer / Press Officer  
Digital Marketing Executive   Advertising Media Buyer  
PR / Public Affairs Consultant / Lobbyist   Advertising Art Director  
Advertising Media Salesperson   Market Researcher  
Market Research Executive   Public Relations Account Executive  
Marketing / Communications Manager   Corporate Affairs and Communications Manager  
Social Media Specialist   Producer  
Receptionist - Hotel   Travel Agency Manager  
Hotel Sales & Marketing Manager   Spa Manager  
Conference & Banqueting/ Event Co-ordinator   Chef  
Commis Chef   Restaurant/Catering Manager  
Baker/Confectioner   Travel Courier/Resort Representative  
Tour Guide   Hotel Rooms Division Manager  
Consumer Scientist    

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.
Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations
Tourism & Hospitality
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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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