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Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be atrracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design activities, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.

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Certificate in Preparatory Studies for Higher Education (commonly known at the Access Course)

Posted on August 8, 2019
There may students on your radar that aren’t just quite ready for a full-time third level programme. The Certificate in Preparatory for Higher Education is open to current LCA students who have 160 credits; school leavers between the ages of 17-22 years who have been out of school at least 2 years and who meet the socio-economic and academic criteria as set down by the institution; or adult students 23 years of age or over on 1st January of the year of application to the access course.

The skills, knowledge and competence developed by the students during this course should ensure a reasonable prospect of success in subsequent studies. On completion of this programme the graduate will have a good introductory knowledge of Maths, Communications, Learning Skills, Information Technology and a minimum of two of the following: Computing, Science or Business.

The learner will have developed confidence in written and verbal communication skills that will be of lifelong benefit. For more information on this programme click here.

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