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Kerrie Horan

Engineer - Process

Intel

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Kerrie Horan

A day for a Process Engineer at Intel can range from spending all day in what we call our 'bunny suits' or space suits as most people would recognise them as or a day of juggling meetings with working on long term projects that have a quality improvement for your product or have a cost saving for the factory. The key thing is to be adaptable, be organised and be able to communicate your plans clearly and concisely. You will be your own boss in many instances as an engineer and it is up to you to get the job done and do it well, while at the same time meeting goals and challenges that are set for the factory.

The great thing about a process engineer at Intel is that much or your work can be done remotely, which means you don't have to sit at your desk all day allowing you to get in to the machines and get stuck in. One should also be aware that you will be continuously learning in this sort of environment. Because our technology is so up to date we are always making changes to make this possible. Our products will range from mobile phone chips to top of the range computer chips so we need to be able to make changes to meet the demands of what the market is looking for.

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Sport, Recreation & Exercise

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

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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

This course provides students with a greater understanding and knowledge of the Sport and Leisure Industry.

The course consists of both practical skills and theoretical knowledge required to seek employment or to continue their studies in the area of Sport, Leisure or as a Fitness professional. Practical classes include swimming/ lifeguard training, resistance training, exercise to music, circuit training, outdoor education, fitness assessments, first aid and soccer

What will you Study?

Exercise and Fitness 5N2668
Leisure Facility Operations 5N4667
Sport and Recreation
Leisure Facility Administration 5N4666s
Sports Anatomy and Physiology 5N4648
Work Experience 5N1356
Nutrition
Customer Service 5N0972
Communications 5N0690
Computerised Accounting
First Aid
Lifeguarding
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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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