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 John Kehoe from Deloitte to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

John Kehoe

Senior Manager - Audit

Deloitte

Read more

  John Kehoe
Accountancy/Audit is a challenging and rewarding career. Although the work can be hard, the benefits, such as salary, career security and career development prospects, once qualified outweigh the amount of overtime worked and the length of the contract.

Many of my friends now are working with Deloitte in Australia or New Zealand and there are options now to work in the US also. With Deloitte there are many opportunities to transfer to other Deloitte member firms all over the world!
Close

Realist?
Realist 
Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.
Career Interviews
Sector Profiles
School Subjects (LC)
College Courses
Close
Study Skills
Other
Work Experience (School)
CV & Interview Preparation

Course Information

logo imagelogo image

Bray Institute of Further Education

Tour Guiding, Cultural & Heritage Studies


Course Code:  5M2154 L2
Award Code(s):  5M2154
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
Return to List
Must be registered to save to Career File


Description...
This course is designed for students who are interested in a career in Irish Heritage and Culture and as an access course to a wide range of Arts and Tourism degree programmes at Third Level Colleges. Students on this course gain an understanding of Irish archaeology, local history and an appreciation of Irish culture and heritage.

The development of research skills is an important element of this course. Learners undertake a wide range of interesting site visits and tours during the year. Recent tours have included visits to Newgrange (Bru na Boinne), Dalkey Castle and Dublin Castle.

 

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.

Archaeology
Folklore and Ethnology
Local History
Irish Cultural and Heritage Resources
Customer Service
Word Processing
Communications
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.

 

Further Research...

Go...
Course Details - from College Website
Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available).
spacer
Course Details - from Qualifax
Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available).
DISCLAIMER
These links are to web sites outside of CareersPortal and we accept no responsibility for the information on them.


More Course Suggestions...
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.
Course Title College
No records

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.
Administrator - EU   Policy Officer (AD) - External Relations - EU  
Communication Assistant - EU   Script Supervisor - TV/Film  
Antique Dealer    

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.
Classic Arts, Languages and Culture
Note: Use the 'Back' button on your browser to return to this page from these links.

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:

Old Code

New Code

ECHSX 

5M2154