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Consider your options carefully. It is likely that you are expecting top grades in your Leaving Certificate if you are considering pharmacy as a career so there will be plenty of doors open to you. Make sure you do plenty of work experience in different areas of pharmacy and if it is healthcare you are interested in then consider getting some work experience in medicine etc. I know quite a few people who have completed a pharmacy degree only to realise they actually want to do medicine!
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Sligo College of Further Education

Sligo College of Further Education

Hotel and Catering


Course Code:  5M2083
Award Code(s):  5M2083
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This full-time course is designed to prepare students for work in the hotel and catering industry. The course creates a learning environment, in which the emphasis is on the practical application of the skills necessary, to work in the dynamic and ever-changing sectors of food and beverage, accommodation and food preparation.

This course is designed to help students develop the essential skills and techniques which form the basis for a career in the Hotel, tourism, business or hospitality industry. The course comprises both theoretical and practical modules, and students will gain an understanding of business and marketing.

 

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.

Accommodation Techniques 5N1851
Food Preparation 5N1909
Tourism Information & Administration 5N0636
Tourism Principles & Practice 5N2078
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Customer Service 5N0972
Safety & Health at Work 5N1794

Optional Modules
Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths (5N1833) as an extra module.

 

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.
Builders' Merchant   Health & Safety Officer  
Business Consultant   Data Steward / Data Manager  
Data Protection Officer   Business Analyst  
Chartered Secretary   Accounts Team Leader  
Business Adviser   Company Secretary  
Arts agent/promoter   Managing Director  
Management Associate   Manager - General  
Financial Adviser   Financial Trader  
Operations Research Analyst   Human Resources Assistant - EU  
Information Architect - IT   Information Systems Manager  
Data Analyst   Big Data Specialist  
Computer Systems Analyst   Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist  
Data Change Agent   Personal Assistant  
Front Office Junior Manager   Payroll Manager  
Secretary   School Principal  
Music Manager   Bank / Financial Manager   
Recruitment Team Leader   Receptionist - Hotel  
Travel Agency Manager   Spa Manager  
Hotel Sales & Marketing Manager   Conference & Banqueting/ Event Co-ordinator  
Sous Chef   Sommelier  
Commis Chef   Pastry Chef   
Chef   Restaurant/Catering Manager  
Baker/Confectioner   Hotel Rooms Division Manager  
Retail Manager   Area Sales Manager  
Distribution Manager   Accounts Assistant  
Taxation Consultant   Accountant  
Management Accountant    

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.
Business Organisation & Business Management
Tourism & Hospitality
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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.

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:

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DHCXX 

5M2083