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We asked Claire Hanrahan from CRH plc to give some advice for people considering this job:

Claire Hanrahan

Auditor

CRH plc

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Claire Hanrahan

The candidate needs to have a desire to travel. That is the most important. Travel is a vital part of the role of Internal Auditor at CRH. Your travel percentage ranges between 40% - 70% per year. They do try to keep it at a minimum but with a high staff turnover, you could be placed on additional audits that are short staffed.

You need to get on with all the people you work with also as you're away with these people for 4 nights a week for 4 weeks. You need to be friendly and outgoing and easy to get along with as it can get stressful on jobs so the last thing you want is someone who has attitude problems or can't communicate properly! Those 2 aspects are the most important for me.

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CK302
Law and French

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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4 Years
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BCL (Law and French) allows you to study law and French at the same time in a joint honours degree. You can then become a lawyer with specific linguistic skills.

Over the course of four years, you will take modules in law and French. You will graduate with a degree in both. This means you can progress further towards a career in law, or you can pursue a career in linguistics, translation or teaching.

Most of our graduates combine these two sets of skills and become lawyers with a unique linguistic ability. They often go on to work abroad in international or EU firms and institutions.

Year 3 is spent abroad, studying law entirely through the medium of French at French or Canadian law schools: Paris X, Strasbourg, Rennes, Lyon III, Montpellier and Montréal.

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
  6M2218  Social and Vocational Integration
  6M2115  Supervisory Management for Manufacturing
  6M18534  Film and Television Production
  6M0695  Computer Systems and Networks
  5M18519  Film and Television Production
AGDXX  5M1995  Graphic Design
  5M18518  Media Production
  6M2263  Inclusive Education and Training
  6M2382  Telecommunications Access Networks Technology
EPAAX    Performing Arts Administration
  6M4978  Health Services Supervisory Management Skills
BALBX  6M4985  Business
  6M5012  Tourism with Business
  6M5130  Media Production
  6M5147  Sports, Recreation and Exercise
  6M5149  Broadcasting
  6M5159  Film and Television Production
  6M5545  Cartoon Animation
BAXXX  6M5013  Administration
BITSX  6M5014  International Contact Centre Service
BSMSX    Supervisory Management Skills
CCNMX    Computer and Network Maintenance
CELTX    Electronic Technology
CETXX    Electronic Technology
CITXX    Information Technology
CNSSX    Networks and Software Systems
DSACX    School Age Childcare
DSDCX    Sport Development
ECAXX    Community Arts
EFTVP    Film & TV Production
EMMWD    Multimedia and Web Development
EMPXX    Media Production
EMXXX    Multimedia
  6M4749  Leisure Facility Supervisory Management
BMANX  6M4587  Management
  6M4385  Retail Management
EPHOT  6M3732  Photography
ECDEV  6M3674  Community Development
EASSX  5M2181  Applied Social Studies
ECHSX  5M2154  Cultural and Heritage Studies


Essential Module Requirements:
Must have distinctions in any 4 modules (excluding 5N1356 - Work Experience
6N1946 - Work Experience
W20008 - Work Experience; 5N1433 - Work Practice
6N1947 - Work Practice) in the QQI FET/FETAC qualification which must include 5N1623 - French
or 6N2399 - French
(or H3 in LC French).

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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The combined qualification makes it an attractive qualification in the employment market. Careers in Solicitor/Barrister, Investment Manager, Company Taxation.

To become a legal professional, it is normal to pass examinations set by the Law Society of Ireland. 

Our current graduates are working in various law firms in Ireland and abroad, as well as in UN and EU institutions.



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