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For my particular job role, as a yield analysis engineer, good organization and communication skills are quite important. Along with having the technical knowledge, being able to properly communicate your ideas/findings is very important. A lot of my day is spent dealing with other people in the factory and it is very important to be able to communicate efficiently with them.
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SG108
Business in Accounting

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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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This two-year course is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials, case studies, problem-based learning and computer laboratory work. Students are given the skills and competencies to carry out day-to-day practical work in accounting, and to play a key role in producing reliable financial information. Students will develop a detailed understanding of fundamental concepts and principles in the area of accounting.

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SG108 - Business in Accounting
IT Sligo

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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Essential Module Requirements:
C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
or C20174 - Mathematics for Engineering
or C20175 - Mathematics for Computing
or LCE Maths

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Graduates work in a variety of finance roles for a diverse range of organisations, including manufacturing companies, local and central government, the health service, banks, insurance companies and accountancy firms. In addition, graduates may continue their studies, using the qualification as a stepping stone to becoming a qualified professional accountant.



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