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Martin Dunn

Activities Manager

Failte Ireland

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  Martin Dunn
  • Qualities & Values - Patience, hard work, like meeting people, enjoy providing good customer service, desire to do a good job for yourself and your employer 
  • Client Skills - Qualification both education qualifications and practical ability to the job
  • Interests - to be generally interested in the field you are working in. I think that it is easy for people to look at the job and think its great and must be loads of fun because you get to go on the high ropes all the time. That is just a small part of the job and generally you are watching others having fun and playing on the activities and you only go on them to do staff training or to do safety checks. You must also be prepared for the paper work that goes along with a job where you are responsible for that safety of people and this cannot be overlooked.
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Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people, and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.
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Cavan Institute

Cavan Institute


 

Music Performance


Course Code(s):  5M2011 CI061MP
QQI Award Code:  5M2011 Music
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course focuses on the development of creative skills through performance, composition, technology and contextual study. It is designed for performers who wish to develop their technical performance skills, creativity and musicianship in conjunction with music industry studies.

The course combines a study of instrumental techniques as well as music theory and practice with the opportunity to engage with a range of music styles from rock, jazz, blues, to Irish and world music. Live performances and studio recordings are an integral part of the course. Through continued commitment to rehearsal, students develop the discipline that is required to work in the music industry. Students develop, produce and deliver live performances as part of their course work. These offer an ideal environment in which each student can put into use the knowledge and skills gained while on the course.

 

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.

Communications
Irish Music
Music Industry Studies
Music Performance
Music Technology
Music Theory and Practice
Musicianship
Research and Study Skills
Sound Engineering and Production
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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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

(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.

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5M2011