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I would advise anyone interested in Occupational Therapy to read up on the profession or else try to meet a qualified Occupational Therapist and talk to them about their work.

The internet can be a great resource in getting information. Also information from the universities might indicate if this is a course that is suited to you. A lot of the course work relies on you being a self-directed learner. This makes the course different to other more mainstream/academic courses as the onus is on the student to complete a lot of work independently.

As this is a caring profession an interest in working with people is a must. You also need to be a good communicator as you will be working closely with clients, families and other staff on an ongoing basis.

Organisational skills are essential to enable you to manage a caseload.

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Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.
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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education


 

Legal Administration


Course Code(s):  5M2067 LAXX
QQI Award Code:  5M2067 Information Processing
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This 1 year, full time programme gives learners the opportunity to pursue careers in a legal environment as personal assistants or administrators, probably in traditional legal fi rms or in the corporate law sector. A practical emphasis is placed on legal work and learners are actively encouraged to secure work experience in this area.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Legal Practice & Procedures
Preparation of Legal Documents
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Database Methods
Word Processing
Communications
Spreadsheet Methods
Bookkeeping - Manual & Computerised
Information & Communication Systems
Internet & Email
Business Administration
Work Experience

 

Important: 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 Routes

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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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