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 James Sheridan from Failte Ireland to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

James Sheridan

Restaurant Manager

Failte Ireland

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  James Sheridan

The best thing about this industry is you can get a job in the local hotel or restaurant, part time, and see if you like it.

Sit down with the manager and have a list of questions prepared. Don't make too many plans, just go with the flow, be nice/positive to everybody and things will go alright

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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute

Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute


 

Arts. Culture & History


Course Code:  5M2154 AC5
Award Code(s):  5M2154
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course is an excellent foundation course for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in UCD, NUI Maynooth and other Universities.

This course enables the learner to develop an in-depth knowledge of archaeology, local history and folklore. Learners will also gain knowledge of the cultural richness of modern Europe while at the same time develop modern media skills in the areas of research, journalism, organisation and communications.

 

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.

Archaeology
Folklore and Ethnology
Local History Research
European Studies
Political Studies
Writing Skills for Journalism
Traditional Black and White Photography
Work Experience
Communications
Word Processing

 

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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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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5M2154