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Tracey Roche

Design Engineer

Analog Devices

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3 main things:

1. Be organised.

2. Try to keep a positive attitude.

3. Persevere. Working in a Design Evaluation role or indeed any electronic engineering role, requires problem-solving skills and half the battle with this is having a positive attitude. If you have a negative/pessimistic attitude, the battle to find a solution is lost before you even start. In debugging an issue, start with the basics and work from there. Like peeling an onion, gradually peel off the outter layers to reveal the inner core of the onion...as you work, you get more clues and develop a better understanding of the product/issue you are working on.

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Legal Administration

Course Code(s):  5M2067 LAXX
QQI Award Code:  5M2067 Information Processing
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2067 LAXX
QQI Award Code 5M2067 Information Processing
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This 1 year, full time programme gives learners the opportunity to pursue careers in a legal environment as personal assistants or administrators, probably in traditional legal fi rms or in the corporate law sector. A practical emphasis is placed on legal work and learners are actively encouraged to secure work experience in this area.

What will you Study?

This 1 year, full-time programme gives learners the opportunity to pursue careers in a legal environment as personal assistants or administrators, probably in traditional legal firms or in the corporate law sector. A practical emphasis is placed on legal work and learners are actively encouraged to secure work experience in this area.

Typical Modules

Legal Practice & Production

Preparation of Legal Documents

Audio Transcription

Database Methods

Word Processing

Communications

Spreadsheet Methods

Book-keeping - Computerised & Manual

Information & Communication Systems

Internet & Email

Business Administration

Work Experience

 

Legal Practice and Procedures 5N1394
Preparation of Legal Documents
Audio Transcription 5N1549
Database Methods 5N0783
Word Processing 5N1358
Communications 5N0690
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised 5N1354
Information and Communication Systems 5N1952
Internet and Email
Business Administration Skills 5N1610
Work Experience 5N1356
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

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BIPXX 5M2067

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Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Law & Legal
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