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Emily Costello
Focus on your GIS modules in college, pay attention in the lectures and just keep at it. An understanding of GIS is vital for any job as a forester anyway, whether you like GIS or not! Focus on the other modules too of course. I’m using stuff now that I had forgotten we even covered in college, so even the modules that do not seem important or useful to you are worth paying attention to, they’re there for a reason.
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LC271
Industrial Electrical Engineering

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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.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
3 Years
Duration of course
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220

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220

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This programme encompasses practice and theory from the existing electrical apprenticeship curriculum and provides significant additional analytical skills and industrial electrical competences. 

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LC271 - Industrial Electrical Engineering
Limerick IT

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LC271 - Industrial Electrical Engineering
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This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Employment opportunities are targeted at careers in the industrial electrical and energy sectors.



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