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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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|QQI Award Code:||5M1984 Art, Craft and Design|
|QQI Award Code||5M1984 Art, Craft and Design|
If you can say YES to any one of the following then this may well be the course for you: - Always had an interest in art and would like to learn more, - Creative & want to try different subjects to find out what you enjoy most, - Want to prepare a portfolio for application to Art & Design Colleges.
Should you have the interest and enthusiasm, we have the teachers, coursework and facilities to nurture and grow your talent. We will guide you on your way to a creative career.
Combined Materials 5N0764
Mixed Media and Fibre Art
Craft / applied art
Woodcraft (Wood carving)
Jewellery design and making and Art metal craft
Graphic Design and Computer Graphics
Digital Photography 5N1270
Individual Portfolio Preparation
Work Experience 5N1356
Students may have the option of doing either Jewellery or Graphic Design and Woodcraft.
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