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Edel Butler

Administrative Officer

Irish Tax Institute

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  Edel Butler
I think a career in tax is very rewarding and is an enjoyable career. There are a varied number of jobs which are available to someone with a tax qualification, including private practice, industry, Revenue, lecturing etc. The role of a tax adviser in practice or indeed within Revenue is, in my experience, extremely varied and challenging.

I would advise college students who are considering a career in tax to look into placements offered by their colleges / summer internships. I know from my time spent in private practice that a great number of the bigger accountancy / tax practice offer such positions to college students. This is a great way for such students to get a feel for what a career in tax entails and will help them in making a decision as to whether or not tax is something that they would enjoy.
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Westport College of Further Education

Westport College of Further Education

Beauty Therapy - Advanced


Course Code(s):  6M3479
QQI Award Code:  6M3479 Beauty Therapy
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
Beauty Therapy Level 6 is designed to provide previously qualified Beauty Therapists with an opportunity to advance in their chosen profession.

Students wishing to attend this course will gain qualifications in Indian Head Massage, Electrical Epilation, Body, Facial Electrics and Nail Technology. Gaining these qualifications will greatly increase employment opportunities for therapists along with providing extensive professional development.

 

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.

Body and Beauty science and treatments (Body and Facial Electrics ITEC) 6N3472
Indian Head Massage 6N3477
On Site Massage 6N3478
Communications 6N1950
Work Experience 6N1946
Extra-Curricular Activities
Dermalogica Body and Facial Training
Mud Make- Up Designer Training
Presentation from Steiner Cruise Line and In-Flight Recruitment
Field trip to the Irish Beauty Show at the RDS
Aromatherapy Training
Beauty Salons
Health Farms/ Leisure Centres
Cruise Liners/ In-Flight Therapists
Make-Up Artist
Make-Up Artist and Skin Care Consultant
Mobile Therapist
Salon Owner
Complementary Therapist
Technical Sales Representative
Franchising
Spa Industry
Teaching/ Training
Product Development

 

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.
Dressmaker   Make-Up Artist - TV/Film  
Beauty Consultant   Fashion Technologist  
Designer/maker   Fashion Stylist  
Beauty Therapist   Footwear Designer  
Hairdresser   Funeral Director  
Personal Trainer   Tailor  
Wigmaker   Massage Therapist  
Hair & Scalp specialist   Photographer - Fashion, Press & Sport  

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.
Fashion & Beauty
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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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6M3479