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Kieran Magee

Farm Manager - Dry Stock

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Kieran Magee
Someone who wants to be where I am today shall need bucket loads of ambition and not be afraid of hard work.  They will need to not be afraid of starting at the very bottom of that big high ladder but at the same time have the eagerness and determination to get to the top of that ladder because the opportunities are there.

Education is very important.  It may only seem like a silly piece of paper but it's that Cert, Diploma or Degree that gets you that job and not the man/woman beside you.

The one thing that is vital in not alone this job, but any job, and alot of people don't seem to have it, is common sense. It's something so simple but really important. if you have no cop-on then nobody wants to know you.
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AL841
Athletic and Rehabilitation Therapy

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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.

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In this honours degree, students will become skilled in the prevention, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries related to physical activity. 


AIT - BSc (Hons) in Athletic and Rehabilitation Therapy

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As a graduate from this programme, you may expect to find rewarding careers in the areas of sports injury clinics, employment with amateur and professional sports clubs and teams, employment with national governing bodies of sports associations, and in health and fitness centres.  You could also be self-employed as a sports therapist and rehabilitator. Other areas of activity include preventing, treating and the rehabilitation of injuries in sport and physical activity arenas.



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