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Structural Engineer

ESB

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If you always want to know how things work and are fascinated by structures like grandstands or bridges then a career in civil and structural engineering may suit you. If in school you enjoy subjects like maths and physics, and since these would be the foundations to the engineering college course, you will probably enjoy the course. If you like the idea of working for a company where you could get to travel, then international companies such as ESB International would suit you well. Engineering is a good and challenging career so you have to want to be challenged in your work, to solve problems and to come up with ways to improve designs.
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Course Code(s):  5M1977
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Jesus & Mary Secondary School

Jesus & Mary Secondary School
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Course overview

Course Code 5M1977
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

What will you Study?

Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised 5N1354
Communication
Personal Effectiveness 5N1390
Reception and Frontline Office Skills 5N1407
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
The Internet 5N1611
Word Processing 5N1358
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.

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