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Joseph Conboy

Associate Director

Irish Tax Institute

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Joseph Conboy
If you are looking for a career that keeps you always challenged and interested, then you really should consider a career in tax! The fact that tax is constantly changing helps keep it interesting. Every year we have a new Budget/Finance Act which introduces new tax law that we have to get on top off. So it means we are constantly learning and need to be up to date with changes as quickly as possible Ė thatís what our clients expect of us.
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Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their best operating under supervisors who give clear guidelines, and performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.

They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.
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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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Administrative and management staff play an important role in enterprise. Graduates of business studies courses are responsible for managing the many services that allow organisations to operate efficiently.

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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BEBXX  5M0828  eBusiness
BBSSX  5M1997  Office Administration
BIPXX  5M2067  Information Processing
BMXXX  5M2069  Marketing
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration
BALBX  6M4985  Business
BITSX  6M5014  International Contact Centre Service

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Course aims to produce skilled technicians to work in the design, manufacture, installation, operation, maintenance and repair of computer-based systems.



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