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Agri Business & Information Technology

Course Code(s):  5M2468
QQI Award Code:  5M2468 Business Administration
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2468
QQI Award Code 5M2468 Business Administration
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

What will you Study?

Business Administration Skills 5N1610
Book-keeping (Manual and Computerised)
Information and Administration 5N1389
Text Production 5N1422
Animal Anatomy
Farm Business Management
Word Processing 5N1358
Communications 5N0690
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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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.

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BBSAX 5M2468

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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.
Landscape Architect / Designer   Food Safety Consultant  
Food Technologist   Geotechnician  
Landscape Manager   Landscape Scientist  
Archaeologist   Biosystems Engineer  
Food Scientist   Forestry Professional  
Horticultural Manager   Agricultural Scientist / Agronomist  
Agricultural Adviser   Brewer  
Horticultural Scientist   Dairy Industry Research Scientist  
Farm Manager   Agricultural Engineering Technician  
Agricultural Mechanic   Apiarist / Commercial Bee Keeper  
Chartered Secretary   Business Consultant  
Accounts Team Leader   Business Analyst  
Charity Officer   Financial Adviser  
Financial Trader   Hotel General Manager  
Management Associate   Arts agent / Promoter  
Business Adviser   Industrial Relations Officer  
Management Consultant   Company Secretary  
Managing Director   General Manager  
Recruitment Consultant   Project Manager  
Operations Research Analyst   Data Scientist  
Occupational Psychologist   Economist / Economist EU  
Human Resources / Personnel Manager   Personnel Manager   
Hospitality Manager   Staff Relations Official  
Personnel Officer   Equality Officer  
Human Resources Business Partner / HRBP   HR Director - Human Resources  
Flavourist / Food Chemist   Urban Planning Engineer  
Conservation Officer - Nature   Field trials officer  
Soil Scientist   Environmental Consultant  

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.
Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry & Food
Business Organisation & Management
Computers & ICT
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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