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 Richard Storey from McDonald's to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Richard Storey

Shift Manager

McDonald's

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  Richard Storey

The initial couple of days can be tough as you are in training and it can make people rethink about working here, but I would have to say persevere, as there are rewards at the end of the tunnel.

McDonald's put their people first and never leave them doing the same job all the time. To work in McDonald's you requires patience, a good personality with a willingness to learn something new everyday.

Showing an interest in other peoples interests would help as you have to work as a team so interpersonal skills are ESSENTIAL!!

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Course Code:
DK877
Title:
Midwifery
College:
Dundalk IT
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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Department of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Studies at DKIT

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Midwives provide the necessary supervision, care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period. They conduct deliveries, and offer care for the newborn infant. Graduates can expect to gain employment as midwives throughout the Irish health services.



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Apply to practice as a Registered Midwife in Ireland and throughout the UK and EU. Graduates can apply for positions as Staff Midwives in the Irish health care sector.

 

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2013 Points

400*

Change from 2012: 

-20

History:

2012 - 420
2011 - 410*
2010 - 400*
2009 - 375*
2008 - 375
2007 - 340
2006 - 340*

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Essential Module Requirements:

Must possess distinctions in 5 modules in the FETAC level 5/6 qualification which must include:

  • D20001 or 5N0749
  • D20012 or 5N4325
  • D20032 or 5N1279 or C20006 or 5N2746


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