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The main competencies a person would require are good personal organisation and time management skills, enjoying working outdoors, be a good communicator and have excellent interpersonal skills, have the ability to work to demanding deadlines and achieve results through good organisation and prioritisation and most of all have the ability to effectively work as part of a Team.
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They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.
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Greenhills College

Engineering Technology


Code:  CENGT
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

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Sample Careers 
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Engineer - Electrical Control   Engineer - Electrical  
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Engineer - Quality   Ergonomist  
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Engineering Machine Operator   Colour Technician, Textiles  
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Brewery Worker   Bottling Worker  
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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.
Mechanical Engineering & Manufacturing
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
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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:

5M2061

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