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Being an Engineer is a great career choice. It offers so many opportunities both in Ireland and world-wide. Most positions will have terrific travel opportunities after a few years experience under your belt, and if you choose you course carefully your qualification will be recognised by employers all over the globe. Also an engineering qualification will open doors into management roles if that is your preferred career choice, but the reverse is not the case (if you do a course outside of engineering, you will probably not be able to branch off into engineering a few years after graduating).
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Computing and Electronic Technology - Advanced

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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute

Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute


 
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Course overview

Course Code CETXX ET6
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

What will you Study?

Mathematics
Electrical Principles
Electronics
Electronics Digital
Windows Programming
Instrumentation & Robotics
Networks
Microprocessors








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