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An essential prerequisite to a career in tax is obtaining the AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification. Due to the varied and hands on nature of the work in Taxand Ireland’s office, I have found working in tax very beneficial when preparing for the AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) exams and conversely, I have found the knowledge I have acquired as part of the AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) course has assisted me massively in my day to day work with Taxand Ireland (William Fry).
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CW906
Business

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Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in this level.

Awards at this level recognised by the National Framework of Qualifications may lead to 3rd level progression opportunities.

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Qualifications at this level prepare for occupations that involve using the skills and knowledge learned alongside existing workers in 'real world' environments.  Examples include restaurant managers, electricians, engineering technicians, legal secretaries, hairdressers, and web developers.

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2 Years
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Business touches on almost every aspect of modern human society. At undergraduate level students can gain a foundation in many of these aspects of the business world, before choosing a specialisation. This two-year programme provides an academic qualification for anyone interested in a career in business and management. This Higher Certificate in Business equips students with a broad skillbase ensuring graduates will have a wide range of career options.

The programme provides a basic business foundation covering core subjects including: financial accounting; economics; management; business applications; marketing and business law.

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CW906 - Business
IT Carlow

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CW906 - Business
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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At certificate level, graduates may expect to work in roles such as: trainee manager; personal assistant; accounts assistant; customer services assistant; bank official; sales representative and many other similar roles.



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