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Lorcan Kelly

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Irish Tax Institute

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  Lorcan Kelly
I would strongly recommend a career in tax to any students who are considering it. Tax professionals are in high demand from employers and can add real value to any business. It is a challenging and rewarding career which can place you at the heart of business decision making. It can also be an excellent springboard to other careers in finance.

Just recently a new Chief Financial Officer was appointed to Irish Distillers who was formerly the Pernod Ricard Group tax director! Also do your research about the AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification – from my own experience, the course is very practical and relevant to my day to day job. It provides a structured framework for achieving the knowledge of tax law and skills required to be an AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA).
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Killester College of Further Education

Killester College of Further Education


 

Business Systems and IT


Course Code:  5M2012
Award Code(s):  5M2012
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This one year Business Systems & Information Technology course is designed in conjunction with the Fastrack into Technology (FIT) Organisation for people who are long term unemployed (more than 6 months). It provides a comprehensive training in computer applications and systems. It gives students the skills required to work in many areas of both the business world and the computer industry. Students may also progress to further studies using their FETAC award.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updted and to meet demands.

 

Important: 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.

 

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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.
Builders' Merchant   Chartered Secretary  
Accounts Team Leader   Data Protection Officer  
Business Analyst   Business Consultant  
Data Steward / Data Manager   Health & Safety Officer  
Arts agent/promoter   Business Adviser  
Management Associate   Financial Adviser  
Company Secretary   Managing Director  
Manager - General   Financial Trader  
Operations Research Analyst   Human Resources Assistant - EU  
Information Architect - IT   Network Administrator  
Web Designer / Developer   Web Editor  
Network Engineer   Database Administrator  
Project Manager - Software Design   Software Production Co-ordinator  
Information Systems Manager   Multimedia Project Manager  
Data Analyst   Big Data Specialist  
Games Programmer   Test Lead - Software  
Forensic Computer Analyst   Computer Programmer  
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist   Technical Architect - Data  
Computer Systems Analyst   Games Tester  
Data Change Agent   Front Office Junior Manager  
Personal Assistant   Secretary  
Payroll Manager   School Principal  
Music Manager   Bank / Financial Manager   
Recruitment Team Leader   Travel Agency Manager  
Area Sales Manager   Retail Manager  
Distribution Manager   Taxation Consultant  
Accounts Assistant   Accountant  
Management Accountant    

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.
Business Organisation & Business Management
Computers & ICT
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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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