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We asked Lisa Curry from Failte Ireland to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Lisa Curry

Catering Sales Executive

Failte Ireland

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  Lisa Curry
I would advise them that the sales world is not as glamorous and easy as it comes across but it can be extremely rewarding. I would recommend you go for this type of position if you are someone who enjoys a challenge and can negotiate very well.

Sales and Catering Sales as a position is a tough one and there are a lot of challenges in that you really need to be customer focused yet remember that you have to make a profit. Selling weddings is a side of my job that is very satisfying as you get to see the end result of something that you have created which at the same time is the most important event in a families and a couple’s life.
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Blackrock Further Education Institute

Blackrock Further Education Institute


 

Nail Technician & Salon Administrator


Course Code:  5N0749 5N2006 NTY
Award Code(s):  5M4468
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
Have you a passion for nails? Are you interested in the latest trends and technologies in the nail industry? Can you see yourself working as a Nail Technologist in a thriving and dynamic profession? Perhaps you enjoy travelling and seeing the world? The options open to qualified technologists with cutting edge skills are endless.

This course offers you internationally recognised qualifications that will ensure you are educated to the highest industry standards so that you can take on this new and exciting career. As well as providing you with the skills to set up a solid career in Nail Technology and Nail Art, ITEC qualifications could be your passport to travel and an exciting future.

 

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.

ITEC Modules:
Diploma in Nail Technology (gel, acrylic, and fibreglass nail extension systems)
Diploma in Nail Art
Award in Nail Cutting and Care
Certificate in Waxing

QQI Modules:
Anatomy and Physiology
Nutrition
Word Processing (MS Office 2013)
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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