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Edel Butler

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Irish Tax Institute

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I think a career in tax is very rewarding and is an enjoyable career. There are a varied number of jobs which are available to someone with a tax qualification, including private practice, industry, Revenue, lecturing etc. The role of a tax adviser in practice or indeed within Revenue is, in my experience, extremely varied and challenging.

I would advise college students who are considering a career in tax to look into placements offered by their colleges / summer internships. I know from my time spent in private practice that a great number of the bigger accountancy / tax practice offer such positions to college students. This is a great way for such students to get a feel for what a career in tax entails and will help them in making a decision as to whether or not tax is something that they would enjoy.
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Sport & Recreation

Course Code(s):  5M5146
QQI Award Code:  5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Waterford College of Further Education

Waterford College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M5146
QQI Award Code 5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

A full-time course specialising in Sport and Sports Coaching.

What will you Study?

Sport and Recreation Studies 5N2667
Exercise and Fitness 5N2668
Health Related Fitness
Leisure Facility Operations 5N4667
Leisure Facility Administration 5N4666
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Nutrition

Sports:
Adventure Sports
Badminton
Basketball
Hurling
Gaelic Football
Rugby
Soccer
Squash
Swimming and Life Saving
Tennis
Volleyball
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