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I think a career in tax is very rewarding and is an enjoyable career. There are a varied number of jobs which are available to someone with a tax qualification, including private practice, industry, Revenue, lecturing etc. The role of a tax adviser in practice or indeed within Revenue is, in my experience, extremely varied and challenging.

I would advise college students who are considering a career in tax to look into placements offered by their colleges / summer internships. I know from my time spent in private practice that a great number of the bigger accountancy / tax practice offer such positions to college students. This is a great way for such students to get a feel for what a career in tax entails and will help them in making a decision as to whether or not tax is something that they would enjoy.
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Advanced Certificate in Digital Media & Web Design

Course Code(s):  CE06 EMMWD
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code CE06 EMMWD
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is designed to equip the learner with a high level of knowledge, skill and competence within a range of subjects related to the multimedia industry. There is an emphasis on project management, digital video, image processing, animation, web technology and multimedia production as well as creative marketing and multimedia industry awareness.

This course aims to provide an educational foundation for a range of creative, technical and management careers in Multimedia. Course studies are directly relevant to the digital media field in which learners intend to seek employment.

What will you Study?

Multimedia Authoring
Web Authoring
Digital Movie Processing
Graphic Design Skills
Multimedia Project Development
Digital Marketing
Design Skills
Communications
Work Experience
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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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Advertising Account Manager   Advertising Copywriter  
Graphic Designer   Illustrator - Technical / Medical  
Typographer   Creative Director  
Screen Printer   Web Designer / Developer  
Network Administrator   Software Production Co-ordinator  
Network Engineer   Database Administrator  
Web Editor   Web / Scrum Master  
App Developer - Android /iOS   Games Designer  
Multimedia Technical Manager   Multimedia Producer  
Multimedia Designer   IT Consultant  
Computer Hardware Engineer   Games Tester  
Big Data Specialist   Games Programmer  
Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Technician   Test Lead - Software  
Computer Systems Technician   Computer Scientist  
Technical Architect - Data   IT Project Manager  
IT Manager   Forensic Computer Analyst  
Computer Programmer   Software Engineer  
Computer Systems Analyst   IT Security Specialist  
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist   Data Analyst  
Software Developer / Architect   Computer System Administrator  
Software Localisation Engineer / Tester   Multimedia Writer  
Computer Assembly Technician   Computer / IT Support Specialist  
Data Virtualisation / Cloud Specialist   Computer Trainer / Instructor  
Director - TV/Film   Screenwriter  
Fashion Stylist   Librarian / Archivist / Curator  
Information Officer   Photographer - Fashion, Press & Sport  
Broadcasting Researcher   Newspaper - Magazine Editor  
Desktop Publisher   Broadcasting Production Assistant  
Media Researcher   Literary agent  
Journalist - Radio / Television   Writer  
Journalist / Reporter   Lexicographer  

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Media & Publishing
Computers & ICT
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