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 Oisin McGrath from Defence Forces to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Oisin McGrath

Lieutenant - Pilot - Air Corp

Defence Forces

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  Oisin McGrath

If you are seriously considering applying for the Air Corps you should check the pre-required Leaving Certificate subjects as outlined in the cadetship booklet. This is very important!!

Also, if applying you should get the details of the fitness test from the cadetship booklet and make sure you can do each of the disciplines well before the fitness test...a lot of people fail this part of the application process, and it can be passed easily!

If possible, you should organise a visit to Baldonnel through somebody that you know or maybe even your school...just to get familiar with the aircraft and to see the daily operation of the Air Corps.

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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education


 

European Studies & French


Course Code:  5M2073 ESLX
Award Code(s):  5M2073
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Further Information...

This 1 year, full-time programme allows learners to build and develop their linguistic, marketing, business and Information Technology skills. There is a growing demand at home and abroad for personnel with strong language and business skills, combined with a sound knowledge of the European market.

 

Typical Modules:

European Studies

Marketing Practice

Communications

Customer Service

Computerised Accounts

Book-keeping/Payroll

Word Processing

Spreadsheet Methods

French

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