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People working as carbon specialist come from many different backgrounds. In fact one of my former colleagues came from a genetics background, while the others were from an engineering background.

In Ireland at the moment it is quite hard to get into the carbon space so you may have to go abroad for training.

To pursue a career in engineering it is important to have a strong technical background.

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Police & Security Studies - Advanced

Course Code(s):  6M4980
QQI Award Code:  6M4980 Security Operations
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Cork College of Commerce

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Course overview

Course Code 6M4980
QQI Award Code 6M4980 Security Operations
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

A Level 6 QQI Advanced Certificate designed to address the management element of the Security Industry for those desiring to occupy a supervisory role.

What will you Study?

Work Experience 6N1946
Business Management 6N4310
Crime Prevention 6N1780
Customer Service 6N0697
Occupational First Aid 5N1207
Leadership 6N2191
Safety Management 6N1782
Spreadsheets 5N1977
Supervisory Security Management 6N1784
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

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

To view CAO courses to which any Major Award (including this one) provides a possible Progression route, click below:

CAO with Any QQI Major Award

To view additional CAO courses which this specific course may lead to, click on one of the Award Codes below:

Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
CSOAX 6M4980

To calculate Points based on your QQI award results, use the PLC Points Calculator.

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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.
Security, Defence & Law Enforcement
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

The following data provides general information about this Award from colleges across Ireland.