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We asked Marie Kinsella-White from McDonald's to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Marie Kinsella-White

Operations Consultant

McDonald's

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  Marie Kinsella-White
The job that I do is highly specialised and the skills that I am required to have to do my job can only be acquired in our restaurant. However, by taking a job in McDonald's you are opening a career path to use those skills anywhere - the skills you acquire are very transferable. It doesn’t matter where you start, the opportunities are there.
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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute

Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute


 

Health Services Supervisory Management


Course Code(s):  6M4978 HS6
QQI Award Code:  6M4978 Health Services Supervisory Management Skills
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course offers holders of a Level 5 Health-related award the opportunity to undertake further study in this area. Learners will acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to undertake Supervisory Management roles in the community and in a range of Health Services settings.

Successful completion will offer enhanced opportunities in employment and will also enable learners to progress to other appropriate programmes leading to awards at higher levels of the NFQ (National Framework of Qualifications).

 

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.

Supervisory Management
Conflict Management
Health Promotion
Personal and Professional Development
Disability Awareness
Gerontology
Communications
Word Processing
Information Technology Skills

 

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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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.
Accounts Team Leader   Business Consultant  
Health & Safety Officer   Chartered Secretary  
Data Steward / Data Manager   Data Protection Officer  
Business Analyst   Manager - General  
Project Manager   Recruitment Consultant  
Management Associate   Business Adviser  
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Industrial Relations Officer   Management Consultant  
Managing Director   Change Manager  
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Operations Research Analyst   Staff Relations Official  
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HR Director - Human Resources   Human Resources Business Partner / HRBP  
Personnel Officer   Equality Officer  
Personnel Manager    Community Welfare Officer  
Teacher - Nursery/Playgroup    Funeral Director  
Health Educator/Promotion Officer   Probation Officer  
Advice Worker   Community Education Officer  
Community Development Worker   Clergy / Religious Ministers  

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.
Social & Caring
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.

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