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We asked Lydia Peppard from Health Service Executive to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Lydia Peppard

Care Assistant

Health Service Executive

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  Lydia Peppard
The advise that I would give to someone considering this job is to do their Leaving Cert and do the Transition year as this would give an opportunity to get some job experience or do some voluntary work within the community.

Do a Level 5 FETAC health related course. The skills and qualities that are needed to do this type of work are a real sense of caring for other people, communication skills, listening skills, be able to take and give constructive criticism without causing or taking offence, patience a willing to give your best effort to your work.
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Audio and Music Technology


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Further Information...
This 1-Year City & Guilds Level 3 course (equivalent of Level 5 on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications) is designed as an introduction to the world of Audio & Music Technology. The course aims to get students familiar with fundamental concepts and practises used in the modern audio environment, where you will be trained by industry experts in a world-class facility. Studying in Windmill Lane Recording Studios, our students will learn and practise with professional hardware and software used daily in recording studios and productions throughout the professional audio industry.
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