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Well in school you should try do a practical subject and get used to working with your hands. Physics is another subject that would be of benefit. It would help in the theory exams that you complete after each of the off the job training modules.
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GA470
Construction Management

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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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This programme provides firm foundations and grounding in the fundamental skills of construction management allowing you to contribute as part of the management team for construction projects. There is a six month work placement in year 3. 


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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 have great prospects in Ireland and accross the world. They work on site and/or in professional office envrionments with large and small building and civil engineering contractors, and project management practices. These programmes are fully accredted by the Chartered Istitute of Building. 



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