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LC281
Automobile Technology

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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.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
2 Years
Duration of course
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This programme offers a unique interdisciplinary approach in which the student can obtain a mix of technological, business and management skills specifically related to the automotive/transport industry. Learners are exposed to concepts and ideas that will allow them to develop the necessary competencies to launch a career in this industry.

This programme offers students a combination of technological, business and management skills specifically related to the automotive/ transport industry.
 
 

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LC281 - Automobile Technology
Limerick IT

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LC281 - Automobile Technology
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Automobile Service Technician
Service Manager
Parts Manager
Warranty Manager
Auto Electrics Technician
Technical Salesman
Technical Sales Rep
Motor Vehicle Technician



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