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We asked Mark Maguire from Construction Industry Federation to give some advice for people considering this job:

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The advice I would give is firstly talk to someone you may know that is already in the trade and ask them any questions that you may have or ask them about some of there first hand experiences.

Another good piece of advice would be to go onto YouTube and search some basic electrics, keep in mind that these are the kind of things that you will face when you go to the college phases of your apprenticeship . There are books and e-books that can be purchased to get an understanding.
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GC410
Marketing

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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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3 Years
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The BA in Business is a three-year full-time programme which is designed to give students a clearly structured business education and provide a solid foundation for further education or career progression. All key business functions are addressed, including, entrepreneurship,marketing, finance, accounting, human resources and information technology.

The programme achieves a healthy balance of practical hands-on business practice with academic knowledge offering students a broad understanding of business principles and practices. The degree also features an embedded award so that students who wish to exit after two years can do so with a Higher Certificate in Business. 

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GC410 - Marketing
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to work in a wide variety of business areas and will be suitable for employment in the services, and the industrial and public sectors. Due to the broad scope of the programme, students may opt to develop their general management skills or work in a specialist area such as finance, marketing, information technology or human resources. Students who wish to seek employment immediately after the course may complete further studies on a part-time basis



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