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PLC (Further Education)

Certificate

IT, Multimedia & Games

O'Fiaich Institute
O'Fiaich Institute
Course Code
5M0529
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
1 Year
Attendence
Full Time

Course Summary

This programme is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in the sectors of Information Technology, Multimedia or Games Development. This programme aims to provide students with a grounding in the key disciplines in some of the fast growing industries in Ireland. This course is perfect for anyone who’s not sure which element of IT, Multimedia & Games they would like to study or pursue further.

Course Details

College Link > 5M0529 - IT, Multimedia & Games

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Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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QQI FET/FETAC Links

This course does not appear to accept applicants with Further Education and Training (FET) awards. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

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The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Investigative

The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.

Career Progression

Throughout this course, students will gain the necessary qualifications and experience to progress into the Advanced Certificate in Software Systems and Networks or the Advanced Certificate in Creative Media, in Ó Fiaich Institute, or alternatively, to progress directly into Higher Education or employment. Graduates may find employment in the following fields; Games Development, Games Design, Games Tester, Software Development or 2D/3D Graphic Design & Animation. With companies such as Romero Games, Frogwares, Havok and Blizzard having facilities in Ireland, job opportunities are available.

Further Research

Qualifax
Qualifax Course Page

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