Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

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Lorcan Kelly

Tax Consultant

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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Waterford College of Further Education

Waterford College of Further Education


 

Applied Science Laboratory Studies


Course Code:  5M3807
Award Code(s):  5M3807
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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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.
Food Scientist   Food Technologist  
Engineer   Production Manager - Engineering  
Regulatory Affairs Specialist   Engineer - Chemical  
Chemistry Laboratory Technician   Haematologist  
Genetic Engineer   Colour Technologist  
Analytical Chemist   Biomedical Scientist  
Molecular Biologist   QC (Quality Control / Assurance) Analyst  
Industrial Chemist   Engineer - Petroleum  
Toxicologist   Engineer - Biochemical  
Geochemist   Regulatory Affairs Manager  
Regulatory Affairs Officer   Flavourist / Food Chemist  
Chemist   Medicinal Chemist  
Fragrance Chemist   Engineer - Production & Process   
Geneticist   Pharmacologist  
Biological / Microbiological Scientist   Biochemist  
Biotechnologist   Metallurgist  
Materials Technician   Pharmaceutical Technician  
Biology Laboratory Technician   Clinical Trials Scientist  
Neurologist   Orthoptist  
Optometrist   Gastroenterologist  
Orthodontist   Oncologist  
Genetic Technologist   Ophthalmologist  
Epidemiologist   Cytogenetic Technologist  
Neuroscientist   Radiologist - Radiation Therapist  
Reflexologist   Perfusionist  
Embryologist   Clinical / Medical Technologist  
Radiologist - Diagnostic    Surgeon - Oral  
Dentist - Periodontist   Forensic Pathologist  
Naturopath   Immunologist  
Obstetrician / Gynaecologist   Audiologist  
Homeopath   Psychiatrist  
Osteopath   Phlebotomist  
Surgeon    Laboratory Technician  
Pharmacist   Podiatrist / Chiropodist  
Dentist - General   Laboratory Manager  
Anaesthetist   Paediatrician  
Microbiologist   Coroner  
Herbalist   Doctor / GP  
Dietician   Neurophysiology Technician  
Medical Laboratory Technician   Medical Laboratory Assistant  
Cardiovascular Technician / Technologist   Anatomical Pathology Technician  
Dental Technician   Nurse - Advanced Nurse Practitioner  
Nurse - Public Health   Nurse - General  
Physical Therapist   Lactation Consultant  
Nurse - Midwife   Chiropractor  
Nurse Tutor   Nurse - Intellectual Disability  
Vision Rehabilitation Therapists   Spinologist  
Nurse - Children's   Aromatherapist  
Nurse - Psychiatric / Mental Health Care   Nurse Prescriber  
Paramedic / Emergency Medical Technician   Physiotherapist  

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.
Chemical, Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences
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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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