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Liam Dowling

Clinical Nurse Manager 2

St. Michael's House

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  Liam Dowling

Do your homework, ask about it - there is lots of infomation out there.  You need to be person centred, social, not afraid to mix and to have an understanding of disability or at least be prepared to learn about it. 

People with an Intellectual Disability  ARE NOT SICK , but they can get sick like everyone else and sometimes I feel people outside don't fully understand this. They don't just need Gods help. They need the help of qualified people that want to understand them so that their needs are met and they have chance to enjoy their life as much as is possible.

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Ennistymon Vocational School

Ennistymon Vocational School

Art


Course Code:  6M4029
Award Code(s):  6M4029
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
The QQI Level 5 and 6 Art courses in Ennistymon are full time courses (22 hours a week) running from September to May each year.

The courses are open to anyone who has an interest in, and wishes to expand their knowledge and skills in art. The courses are always well subscribed and appeal to both mature students and school leavers who wish to explore their creativity, to build a portfolio, or to embark on art as a career.

 

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.

Drawing
Painting
Sculpture
Combined Materials
Exhibition Techniques
Exhibition Organisation

 

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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The following courses are related to the course above and are from colleges in the same region. These might be worth exploring further. You can sort the list by Title or College by clicking on the column headings.
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Art Ennistymon Vocational School 
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Business Mary Immaculate Lisdoonvarna 

Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Advertising Art Director   Packaging Designer  
Illustrator - Technical / Medical   Costume Designer  
Sculptor   Potter / Ceramicist  
Photographer   Make-Up Artist - TV/Film  
Interior Architect / Designer   Artist  
Furniture Designer / Maker   Textile Designer  
Industrial Designer   Illustrator  
Screen Printer   Typographer  
Digital Media Designer   Arts Administrator  
Graphic Designer   CAD Technician  
Camera Operator   Dressmaker  
Architect - Conservation   Fashion Designer  
Film/Video Tape Editor   Creative Director  
Architect   Animator  
Cabinet Maker   Bookbinder (Craft)  
Conservator - Museum / Art Gallery   Musical Instrument Technician  
Textile Machinery Technician   Modelmaker  
Printer   Draughtsperson  
Glassmaker   Jeweller / Silversmith / Goldsmith  
Instrument Craftsperson   Teacher - Art and Design   
Architectural Technician / Technologist   Carpenter / Joiner  
Health & Safety Officer   Business Analyst  
Accounts Team Leader   Chartered Secretary  
Data Steward / Data Manager   Data Protection Officer  
Business Consultant   Arts agent/promoter  
Manager - General   Management Associate  
Company Secretary   Financial Trader  
Business Adviser   Managing Director  
Financial Adviser   Operations Research Analyst  
Theatre/Television Designer   Production Designer - TV/Film  
Cartoonist   Designer/maker  
Horologist   Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson  
Engineer - Transport Design    

Related Career Sectors...
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.
Art, Craft & Design
Business Organisation & Business Management
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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

To view CAO courses to which any Major Award (including this one) provides a possible Progression route, click below:

CAO with any QQI Major Award

To view additional CAO courses which this specific course may lead to, click on the Award Code below:

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APAPX 

6M4029