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Mary Joyce

Secondary School Teacher

Department of Education and Skills

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  Mary Joyce
Teaching as they say is a vocation, it is a job that requires patience and enthusiasm. If you are considering teaching you need to look beyond the holidays and think of the 9-4 Monday to Friday spent dealing with children or teenagers and the challenges which they might pose.

I would advise anyone thinking of teaching as a career to speak with Teachers and learn of their experiences, both positive and negative. I personally would encourage people to consider teaching as it is an extremely rewarding profession in terms of the interaction you get daily with young people and the colleagues you meet in the job.
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Skipper - Full (Cork)


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Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Further Information...

Skipper Full Certificate Course Subjects:

  • Navigation I
  • Navigation II (Electronic Navigation & Computers)
  • Ship Construction and Stability
  • Meteorology and Oceanography
  • Collision Regulations and Safety Orals
  • Business and Law

Duration: 14 weeks full time study

Award: Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Deck Officer (Fishing Vessel) Certificate of Competency


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