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Auditor

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Claire Hanrahan

The candidate needs to have a desire to travel. That is the most important. Travel is a vital part of the role of Internal Auditor at CRH. Your travel percentage ranges between 40% - 70% per year. They do try to keep it at a minimum but with a high staff turnover, you could be placed on additional audits that are short staffed.

You need to get on with all the people you work with also as you're away with these people for 4 nights a week for 4 weeks. You need to be friendly and outgoing and easy to get along with as it can get stressful on jobs so the last thing you want is someone who has attitude problems or can't communicate properly! Those 2 aspects are the most important for me.

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Irish Traditional Music Performance - HND

Course Code(s):  PTH
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Ballyfermot College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code PTH
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is suitable for musicians/singers who wish to pursue a career in traditional music. The course is practical in nature with an emphasis on performance. Students perform on a regular basis in various venues throughout Dublin and beyond. In 2nd year students are expected to record, engineer and produce their own CD, using College facilities. Another feature of the course is regular visits and guest lectures by leading figures in the world of traditional music.

What will you Study?

Work Experience (5N1356)
Communications (5N0690)
Design Skills (5N0784)
Web Authoring (5N1910)
Multimedia Authoring (5N1299)
Multimedia Project Development (5N1300)










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