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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Kylemore College

Kylemore College

Music - Performance


Course Code(s):  5M2011
QQI Award Code:  5M2011 Music
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
The aim of this course is to develop the musician's ability in the areas of performance and musical awareness and to further enhance their skills through music technology and computer applications. This course will thoroughly prepare you for the thriving professional and creative world of music today.

 

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.

Audio Technology
Music Performance
Musicianship
Music Theory
Music Industry Studies
Work Experience
Computer Applications
Information Technology
Communications

 

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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This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Entertainment & Performing Arts
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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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