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Tracey Roche

Design Engineer

Analog Devices

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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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Sport Management & Coaching

Course Code(s):  5M5146 5M3807
QQI Award Code:  5M3807 Laboratory Techniques
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Dunboyne College of Further Education

Dunboyne College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M5146 5M3807
QQI Award Code 5M3807 Laboratory Techniques
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This one-year course will aim to prepare participants for work with people in the sports, coaching, recreation or leisure industries.

Students can also opt for the Sports Science qualification through the Science department or to specialise in either soccer coaching or GAA coaching and obtain coaching badges. This programme is ideal for both school leavers and experienced, mature persons seeking a formal education. It will allow graduates to pursue scholarship programmes in Ireland or abroad.

What will you Study?

Sports and Recreation
Word Processing 5N1358
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
Nutrition
Exercise and Fitness 5N2668
Coaching Studies
Sports Anatomy and Physiology 5N4648
Rugby Coaching
Communications 5N0690
Soccer Coaching 5N4887
Work Experience 5N1356
Gaelic Coaching
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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CASLT 5M3807

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