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  Paul Galvan
I would advise them to ensure they enjoy working with young people. If possible try to get some teaching experience; I started out as a substitute teacher before applying for my H Dip in Education.
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Galway Technical Institute

Visual Communications: Design


Code:  5M2208
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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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.
Media Buyer   Advertising Account Manager  
Media Sales Executive   Advertising Copywriter  
Sculptor   Costume Designer  
Potter / Ceramicist   Architect - Conservation  
Photographer   Illustrator - Technical / Medical  
Packaging Designer   Furniture Designer / Maker  
Textile Designer   Industrial Designer  
Illustrator   Screen Printer  
Typographer   Digital Media Designer  
Arts Administrator   Artist  
Creative Director   Interior Architect / Designer  
Film/Video Tape Editor   Architect  
Fashion Designer   Make-Up Artist - TV/Film  
Dressmaker   CAD Technician  
Camera Operator   Animator  
Graphic Designer   Glassmaker  
Instrument Craftsperson   Modelmaker  
Jeweller / Silversmith / Goldsmith   Musical Instrument Technician  
Conservator - Museum / Art Gallery   Teacher - Art and Design   
Web/Scrum Master   Multimedia Designer  
Multimedia Producer   Multimedia Writer  
Screenwriter   Director - TV/Film  
Fashion Stylist   Desktop Publisher  
Photographer - Fashion, Press & Sport   Newspaper - Magazine Editor  
Broadcasting Researcher   Originator  
Broadcasting Production Assistant   Cinema Manager  
Journalist - Radio/Television   Literary agent  
Writer   Broadcasting - Presenter  
Translator   Interpreter  

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.
Media & Publishing
Art, Craft & Design
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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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5M2208