Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

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Declan Rice

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Local Government Management Services Board

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  Declan Rice

Research it well. Visit you local fire station, talk to the firefighters and question them ... they are generally very willing to help interested persons.

The training is excellent and will prepare you well for what will be expected of you. To "fit-in" you have got to be a team player, there's really no room for those who aren't. Who wants to work along someone for 25-30 years who only thinks of themself ? Your life may someday depend on them.

Do not consider this job if you are afraid of heights or confined spaces or squemish, in this job people will literally die in your arms; it's something you must give thought to. Having said all that ... the job is very safisfying

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The Linguistic's interests are usually focused on ideas and information exchange. They tend to like reading a lot, and enjoy discussion about what has been said. Some will want to write about their own ideas and may follow a path towards journalism, or story writing or editing. Others will develop skills in other languages, perhaps finding work as a translator or interpreter. Most Linguistic types will enjoy the opportunity to teach or instruct people in a topic they are interested in.
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GA363
Bar Supervision

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Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in thhis level.

Awards at this level recognised by the National Framework of Qualifications may lead to 3rd level progression opportunities.

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Qualifications at this level prepare for occupations that involve using the skills and knowledge learned alongside existing workers in 'real world' environments.  Examples include restaurant managers, electricians, engineering technicians, legal secretaries, hairdressers, and web developers.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
2 Years
Duration of course
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140

2014 Points

140

Change from 2013: 

0

Points History:

2013 - 140
2012 - 145
2011 - 140
2010 - 140
2009 - New

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Training covers the theory and practice of bar tending and includes more than 3 months paid work placement in businesses.

Study subjects such as : Licence Trade Operations (Bar Operations,Wine and Lounge Service, Hygiene, Health & Stress Management, Irish and EU Tourism Studies, Information Technology and Language Studies and an Industrial placement.


 
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GA363 - Bar Supervision
GMIT - Galway-Mayo IT

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GA363 - Bar Supervision
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This course will accept any QQI Major award as an entry requirement. Click on the link below to view a list of PLC courses that are from the same career sector. Note you can expand the list by using the filters on the list page.

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Graduates gain employment in local, national and international bars and hotels.



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