Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Liam Dowling from St. Michael's House to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Liam Dowling

Clinical Nurse Manager 2

St. Michael's House

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  Liam Dowling

Do your homework, ask about it - there is lots of infomation out there.  You need to be person centred, social, not afraid to mix and to have an understanding of disability or at least be prepared to learn about it. 

People with an Intellectual Disability  ARE NOT SICK , but they can get sick like everyone else and sometimes I feel people outside don't fully understand this. They don't just need Gods help. They need the help of qualified people that want to understand them so that their needs are met and they have chance to enjoy their life as much as is possible.

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Blackrock Further Education Institute

Blackrock Further Education Institute


 

Computer Networks & IT Security


Course Code:  5M0536
Award Code(s):  5M17814
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Further Information...

This course offers participants the opportunity to obtain an internationally recognised qualification to work in the Information Communications Technology sector. On completion participants will be able to build and maintain computing devices and networks. Subjects include: Network+, Computer systems hardware, Operating systems, Netwroking essentials...see www.bfei.ie for full list of subjects. This is a level 5 QQI Certificate in Computer Systems and Networks. NO FORMAL QUALIFICATIONS are required for entry to the course. 


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Progression Routes

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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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