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.

We asked Liam Doyle from Failte Ireland to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Liam Doyle

Hotel Manager

Failte Ireland

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  Liam Doyle
Don’t give up easily, because there’ll be many obstacles or roadblocks placed in your way. If you enjoy challenges, you’ll enjoy the hotel industry. It is physically and mentally very challenging but also extraordinarily rewarding, a lot more than most other industries, providing you’re willing to stay the course!
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Course Code:
DC235
Title:
Education and Training
College:
DCU
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
3 - 4 Years

 

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BSc Education and Training at DCU

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This course is designed for students who have prior knowledge and experience of working with adults who are continuing their education, as trainers in the private sector, or with people who may have learning disabilities. The programme covers curriculum development, teaching and learning methodologies and the use of information technology in education and training.

At the end of year Two of the B.Sc. in Education and Training, students may choose to either progress directly into their final year or to register for an optional extra year after which they will complete their final year.

Students who complete the course in three years will graduate with the B.Sc. in Education and Training, while students who register for the optional Year Three will complete the course in four years and graduate with an award of B.Sc. in Education and Training (Further, Adult and Continuing Education). Graduates of the four-year course will be recognised by the Teaching Council as qualified Teachers of further education. See page 114-115 of the DCU prospectus for further information.



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Career in teaching/training in Adult, Further and Continuing Education or in private or public sector Training. 3. wish to pursue a career as a classroom assistant in Primary, Post-Primary or Special Needs Education.

 

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CAO Points 
2013 Points

315

Change from 2012: 

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History:

2012 - 320
2011 - 330
2010 - 360
2009 - 335
2008 - 325*
2007 - 305
2006 - 315
2005 - 320

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Essential Module Requirements:

DCHSX/5M4468 - Distinctions in five modules which must include three from the following:

  • G20001 or 5N0690
  • W20008 or 5N1356
  • D20001 or 5N0749
  • D20003 or 5N2705
  • D20005 or 5N1764
  • D20007 or 5N1773
  • D20012 or 5N4325
  • D20032 or 5N1279
  • D20165 or 5N1794



DCHCC/5M2786 - Distinctions in five modules which must include three from the following:

  • D20003 or 5N2705
  • D20032 or 5N1279
  • D20165 or 5N1794
  • G20001 or 5N0690
  • W20008 or 5N1356



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